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60 Free Essays on Religious Festivals In India

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    A large number of festivals being celebrated in India have a religious outlook. These festivals are being celebrated in commemoration of some saints, gurus and prophets, the gods and goddesses or events celebrating their victories. Religious ceremonies, enthusiasm paralleled with ample fun and...

  2. Rudra Mondal

    peculiar nature of India. Just because there are people belonging to various religions, there are various kinds of festivals, each denoting the religious faith of the wide variety of people. The amazing varieties of religious faiths which co-exist in the Indian sub-continent have given rise to...

  3. Festivals

    -us-Sani, Jamad-ul-Awwal, Jamad-us-Sani, Rajab, Shaban, Ramzan, Shawwal, Zil Qaid and Zil-Hajj (Dhu al-Hijjah. Islamic festivals mostly are religious. Sikh Festival s Guru Nanak founded Sikhism, youngest religion practiced in India. Sikhism started as a reaction to Hinduism that had become too...

  4. Festivals

    individual for the physical, material and spiritual uplift of humankind. India is undoubtedly, a land of festivals. Probably, there is some festival being celebrated in some corner of India everyday. There are festivals for every season, every legend and myth, every religious place and every...

  5. Religious Background of India

    other religious leaders like Ram in Hinduism and Guru Nanak in Sikhism emerged and guided the Humanity to religious path. India is also known as a country of festivals. Every month of the calendar holds a place for festivals. We Indians love to celebrate every little occasion from harvesting of...

  6. Festivals in India

    India, being a culturally diverse and fervent society, celebrates various holidays and festivals. There are three national holidays in India: Independence Day, Republic Day and Gandhi Jayanti. States and regions have local festivals depending on prevalent religious and linguistic demographics...

  7. Religion

    the origin of life or the Universe. From their beliefs about the cosmos and human nature, they tend to derive morality, ethics, religious laws or a preferred lifestyle. According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world. Many religions may have organized behaviors, clergy...

  8. Diwali

    Sita. The legend states it took 20 days for Rama to kill Ravana. Diwali is by far the most enthusiastically enjoyed festival in India. People of different nationalities, races, religions and backgrounds come together to share their joys generating a feeling of universal brotherhood and inter-religious harmony....

  9. Indian Festivals

    people, their customs beliefs and faith. In Northern India, Dussehra is observed as Vijaya Dashmi celebrating victory of good over evil, of Rama over Ravana. In Bengal, the occasion is celebrated as Durga Puja. This festival is celebrated with gaiety and lasts for five days. Diwali is the most...

  10. Westernisation

    is where the author’s experience lies. The analysis however, would probably apply in equal measure to those Indians of other religious persuasions as well. Broadly Culture and Tradition can be thought to be made up of:: Celebration of festivals and religious practices, dresses, foods, arts...

  11. History of Hinduism

    . The religious practices centered on a clergy administering sacrificial rites. A small fraction of conservative Shrautins continue this tradition today within contemporary Hinduism. The earliest literature of Hinduism is made up of the four Vedas: the Rig-Veda, Sama-Veda, Yajur-Veda and the Atharva...

  12. Festivals

    away from the dull routine of life. Since they infuse life with fun and frolics, they are celebrated with zeal and jubilation. The festivals commemorated in India are of various kinds. Some festivals are religious; some are based on seasons and others are of national importance. The prominent...

  13. How to Improve Our Village Life Around Us

    Indian festivals are innumerable in number and much varied in the manner of celebrations. Among these, Diwali and Holi perhaps stand as the most Pan- Indian festivals celebrated all over India with great pomp and fanfare. Diwali, known as the festival of light is celebrated to mark the return of...

  14. Visitation Report

    Festivals: Paths to Unity Festivals play a significant role among all religions, but especially among Hindu and Sikh traditions. Every religion has numerous festivals (rituals), but what is the point of having such ceremonies? I believe festivals play an important role in religious life...

  15. Religious Festival

    Diwali, a religious hindu festival Diwali as millions of people in India know it; is one of the main religious festival’s that take’s place in the Hindu calendar in India. It marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year and is celebrated with great enthusiasm for over a period of 5 days(In some...

  16. Cultural Differences Between India and Usa

    category is the difference in culture and religion. India, being a multi-cultural and multi-religious society, celebrates holidays and festivals of various religions. Keeping this aspect in mind is that people are from different religious backgrounds and hence leave will be taken at different times in...

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    number of multistoreyed buildings for offices, residences and hotels are being built in the big cities of India. Festival Festivals are celebrated in India almost throughout the year. We celebrate national, religious and seasonal festivals. A festival is an occasion for celebrating some important...

  18. Study

    occurs either in March or April.He was born on the thirteenth day of the rising moon of Chaitra. The chronology accepted by all Jains places Mahavir's birth in 599 BCE. Pongal Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in South India at the end of the harvest season.[1] It is one of the most important...

  19. Culture "Picture of Deepavali"

    and most exciting cultural tradition in the world our culture goes back several thousands year. That is why ours is known as one of the oldest civilization in the world. India is a land of festivals. There is hardly any month of the year without any festival. Therefore the festivals also play an...

  20. Festival

    significance to the community. These days are observed as days of peace and harmony and langer sewa (serving of free food) is organized on a very large scale on these days. the Buddhists and the Jains celebrate their religious festivals in the form of Buddha Purnima and Mahavir Jayanti respectively...

  21. World Religion

    you have problems practicing the Hindu faith? No. Have you ever thought about changing faiths? No What are the major holidays of the Hindu religion? Based on the religion, there are many religious festivals that are widely observed in India and they hold a great importance for the people. Jan...

  22. bad effect of varius festival on the envirnoment

    Joy of Ganesh Festival and Impact on Environment Hemant Wakode|Life in India,Urbanisation and Water| October 8, 20121 Indian calendar is filled with lots of festivals and holidays considering different religions. Few days ago, Ganesh Festival or locally known as “Ganesh Chaturthy” was...

  23. The Symbolic Content of India's Culture

    live and learn in symbols. The basis of every culture and every identity is determined by its own established common symbolic expression. India, which is a land of diverse religious, linguistic, social, cultural and racial groups, is very rich in its symbolism. Each of these groups – be a religious...

  24. Deepawali - Essay 1

    deepawali Good morning to one & all present here, today I, Arpit Patel of standard 8th is going to give a speech on DEEPAWALI. DIWALI or DEEPAWALI, the festival of lights, is one of the important and widely spread festival celebrated in India. It is a celebration of lights, and for many, it is...

  25. Guide

    these, other leading religious festivals include, Rakhi, Pongal, Onam, Muharram, and Id-ul-Fitr. A lot of national festivals are also organized in India, among which the leading are Republic day, Independence day, Gandhi Jayanti and the birth and death anniversaries of the great national heroes...

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    society, celebrates various holidays and festivals. There are three national holidays in India: Independence Day, Republic Day and Gandhi Jayanti. States and regions have local festivals depending on prevalent religious and linguistic demographics. Popular religious festivals include the Hindu festivals...

  27. Indian Festivals

    and colourful festivals. However, Indian festivals are known to attract the world due to their harmony, variety, colour and excitement. Being multi lingual and multi racial country Indians celebrates a number of festivals all through the year. In India every country has its own festivals. Thus we...

  28. House Wife

    are celebrated with great enthusiasm in a colourful atmosphere. Diwali, Dussehra, Raksha Bandhan, Id-ul-Fitr, Id-ul-Zuha, Christmas, Mahavir Jayanti, Gurunanak Jayanti, Ganesh Chaturhi etc. are the religious festivals of India. These festivals are celebrated by different communities but they are...

  29. Adherents in Hinduism

    , Hindustān emerged as a popular alternative name of India, meaning the "land of Hindus".[5] 'Hindus' came to be used for people regardless of their religious affiliation and mainly as a geographical term. It was only towards the end of the 18th century that the European merchants and colonists referred...

  30. Preservation

    , literacy rates improved between 1981 and 1991. Male literacy increased from 56.5 percent in 1981 to 64.2 percent in 1991 while women's literacy rate increased from 29.9 percent in 1981 to 39.2 percent in 1991. India - Religion IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO KNOW INDIA without understanding its religious...