Festivals of India
Festivals of India : Diwali Festival
Diwali is regarded as one of the most important festival of the Hindu calendar. It is celebrated across the nation with great pomp and excitement. The festival is mainly associated with lights as it is called the festival of light...
Thai Pongal is a thanksgiving festival at the end harvest season celebrated by the tamilians in the state of Tamil nadu . Pongal is traditionally dedicated to the Sun God Surya, and marks the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun from its southernmost-limit, It coincides with the festival Makara...
the most celebrated and widely popular festivals in India is Diwali. The actual word has its origin from the phrase “rows of lights”, for which the term in Sanskrit language is “Deepavali”. This day is considered to be very auspicious among other Hindu festivals and is a way to appreciate the victory...
Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal marks the beginning of Uttarayana. In Hindu temples bells, drums, clarinets and conch shells herald the joyous occasion of Pongal. To symbolize a bountiful harvest, rice...
Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival. Pongal, one of the most important popular Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day...
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Many Indian festivals are religious in origin, although several are celebrated irrespective of caste and creed. Some popular festivals are Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ugadi, Thai Pongal, Holi, Onam, Vijayadasami, Durga Puja, Eid ul-Fitr, Bakr-Id, Christmas...
land of fairs and festivals. As different communities belonging to different religions live here, therefore many festivals are celebrated regularly every year. Among these festivals, some are religious; some are based on seasons while some are of national importance. All the festivals are celebrated with...
is a ponggal day?
Lasting for over four days Pongal, a harvest festival is celebrated in the month of Shravan. Pongal literally means, "boiling over". The Tamil harvest festival is celebrated with decorated cows, processions and decorative Rangoli. Pongal is a sweet porridge made from newly harvested...
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Who are worshipped on pongal?
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touches to a Ganesha statue during the Chaturthi festival.
Batukamma is a spring festival celebrated by Hindu women of the Telangana region.
Festival | Date of Observance | Date of Observance (2010 Gregorian calendar) | Description |
Makar Sankranti or Pongal | Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the...
Spring Festival is a traditional festival of Chinese people. It is on the first day of lunar January, namely the first day of New year. Thus, Chinese think Spring festival is very important. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the ways people in my hometown and...
Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in reverence of Lord Shiva. Shivaratri literally means the great night of Shivaor the night of Shiva. It is celebrated every year on the 13th night/14th day of the Maagha month of the Hindu calendar
Easter is a Christian festival and holiday celebrating...
preparation of lentils is dhal, a soupy dish served over rice.
A festival is celebrated every day of the year. Festivals serve to unite people from different backgrounds in celebration and understanding. The majority of festivals observed in India are associated with particular cuisines. Traditional...
Hindu religious festivals
See also: List of Hindu festivals
Govinda celebrations during the Krishna Janmaashtami festivities
Hindus observe sacred occasions by festive observances. All festivals in Hinduism are predominantly religious in character and significance. Many festivals are seasonal. Some...
are based on idol worship. They worship in the temples or in their homes, visiting temples is not crucial, most only visit temples during religious festivals. Although when a woman is menstruating she is not supposed to worship or go to a temple because they must achieve ritual purity and blood is considered...
Festivals as a source of life
The importance of festivals in India, a festival is a celebration of life. Festivals for the general public to bring peace and happiness.They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous.The three types of national, religious and seasonal are one. Write the...
Festival is a celebration of life. Festivals bring peace and joy to the masses. They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous. A festival is a celebration, entertainment or series of performances of a certain kind, often held periodically.
Festivals break the monotony of life....
day of *Diwali* for good luck the following year.
*Thai Pongal* is a harvest festival widely celebrated by Tamils in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and in Sri Lanka*. Pongal* coincides with the festival celebrated throughout India. Pongal** in Tamil means "boiling over or spill over." The boiling...
The Qingming (Pure Brightness) Festival is one of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling on April 4-6 each year. After the festival, the temperature will rise up and rainfall increases. It is the high time for spring plowing and sowing. But the Qingming Festival is not only a seasonal point...
of psychological discounting (Rs. 99, Rs. 49, etc.) is used as promotional tool. Big Bazaar also caters on Special Event Pricing (Close to Diwali, pongal and Durga Pooja).
Differentiated Pricing: Time pricing, i.e., difference in rate based on peak and non-peak hours or days of shopping is also a...
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Deepawali literally means an array of lamps is the Festival of Lights. Depawali is the occasion of joy and jubilation for one and all in the entire Hindu world. All the illumination and fireworks, joy and festivity, signifies the victory of divine forces over those of wickedness. Deepawali...
Pongal is the only festival of Hindu that follows a solar calendar and is celebrated on the fourteenth of January every year. Pongal has astronomical significance: it marks the beginning of Uttarayana, the Sun's movement northward for a six month period. In Hinduism, Uttarayana is considered auspicious...
A festival is a celebration of life. Festivals bring peace and joy to everyone. They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous. They are of three types- national, religious and seasonal. The first type of festivals. i.e. national festivals are celebrated with great patriotic favour.
avail themselves of Optional Holidays not exceeding FIVE during
the year 2014 on the festival/occasions specified in Annexure-II(A) to this order, at their option
and irrespective of the religion to which the festival pertains. Permission to avail any of these
holidays shall be applied for, in writing...
The colourful kite-flying festival of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan, which falls on January 14 each year, marks the end of a long winter and the return of the sun to the northern hemisphere. Hence the name Uttarayan.
According to Hindu astronomy, it is on this holiest day in the Hindu calendar, that...
is a folk art from India. It is usually made during Diwali, Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals. Typically consisting of bright colors, rangoli is a decorative design made in living rooms and courtyard floors during Hindu festivals . They are meant to be sacred welcoming areas for the Hindu deities...
A festival is a celebration of life. Festivals bring peace and joy to the masses. They break the monotony of life. Indian festivals are numerous.A festival is a celebration, entertainment or series of performances of a certain kind, often held periodically.
Festivals break the monotony of life....
Hong Kong and its Neighbours
This is a documentary drama that explores the traditions, customs and rituals behind two Chinese festivals, the Mid-Autumn Festival and the Dragon Boat Festival.
Cannie, a T.V. reporter who takes great...