India is a vast country with various castes, creed, and colour hence a large number of festivals are celebrated in India in honour of their gods and goddesses. Since many communities exist here; the ways and method of celebrating these festivals also differ from state to state. But, the basic form of...
Significance of Festivals
520 words essay on Our Festivals (India). India is a multilingual and a multicultural country. The culture changes from State to State, the language is different from one state to another and the people have many modes of dress.
In diversity we find unity. This is the peculiar...
“Religious Background of India”
I am an Indian, so I have a lot to say about my religious background India is home to population of over 1.2 billion people, speaking more than 24 languages and following a wide range of religious communities. India is also the birthplace of...
Many of the festivals, rites, rituals and even the dress habits of the adherents of Sanatana Dharma -- the Hindus, have deep spiritual significance and Amma actively encourages their propagation. In this section let us try to discover the Cultural Heritage of India, Her contributions to the world 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...
India is a 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...
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 truly a sensory experience; some families decorate their...
known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The festival preparations and rituals typically...
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. Popular...
Language is an important means of communicating our ideas to others. India is a big country and the people speak many languages. We have eighteen major languages in our country. They are:
1. Assamese 2. Bengali 3. Gujarati 4. Hindi
5. Kannada 6. Kashmiri 7. Konkani 8. Malayalam
starting from the Indus Valley developed, so take the country called India. In additional, India's historic and geographic complex and changing environment, rich in a variety of terrain, climate changing, high population density, India is a federal state and composed from 22 provinces, the highest population...
life and/or to explain the origin of life or the Universe. From their beliefs about the cosmos and human nature, people 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...
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...
bound to seep in and influence the culture of organizations within its borders. There are numerous cultural differences between United States and India, and in this discussion I have divided cultural differences at a workplace into three different categories.
The first one is the difference in work...
1. In India 828 million people, or 75.6&#37; of the population, live on less than $2 a day, compared to 72.2% in Sub-Saharan Africa.[
The World Bank further estimates that fully one third (33%) of the world's poor reside in India.
According to the latest (as of December 2008) World Bank estimates...
Holi - the festival of colours
As the brief spring warms the landscape, northern India cuts loose for a day of hijinx and general hilarity.
The festival of Holi is celebrated on the day after the full moon in early March every year.
Originally a festival to celebrate good harvests and fertility...
India is a land of festivals. People of different communities belonging to different religions live here. As a result, some kind of festival or the other is seen being celebrated with joy and fun on almost all days of the year. These festivals make life colourful and charming as they take people away...
Group ` ‘ of VB present before you the ‘RELIGIOUS ASPECT OF UTTARAYAN’ in dramatic way.
[Sivam and Shivya meet each other during the Uttarayan holidays. They catch up with each other about the festive moods]
Shivya: Hi Shivam, how is your uttarayan going?
Shivam: Very nice. How about...
An Essay on the Diwali Festival for School and College Students
Diwali is one of the most important festivals of India. The word Diwali is an incorrect from of the word "Dipawali" which means "rows of light". The festival of Diwali takes place on the fifteenth day in the month of Kartik when...
India - Population
The 1991 final census count gave India a total population of 846,302,688. However, estimates of India's population vary widely. According to the Population Division of the United Nations Department of International Economic and Social Affairs, the population had already reached...
as they change times."
India has a rich cultural tradition. There is a harmonious blend of art, religion and philosophy in the Indian culture. They are so beautifully interwoven in the fabric of Indian way of life and thought that they are inseparable.
India has one of the richest and most...
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A Hindu ( pronunciation (help·info), Devanagari: हिन्दू) is an adherent of Hinduism, a set of religious, philosophical and cultural systems that originated...
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 celebrated...
Diwali festival is a 5 day Hindu festival in India which usually celebrated in October or November and lasts five days. Diwali when translated means "rows of lighted lamps" and the occasion is also referred to as the Festival of Lights.
During Diwali, Indian homes are cleaned and windows are opened...
* Indian Culture
When it comes to India, the phrase “Unity in diversity” is not just another quotation. The reason is that, a country like India is incredibly rich in culture and heritage. With its deep-rooted and colorful cultural heritage, India has been placed in a legendary pedestal in the...
Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda. Vedas are the primary texts of Hinduism. They contain hymns, incarnations and rituals from ancient India. Their ultimate God is Brahman, it is reality, formless and infinite. Because of the limitations of the human mind the Gods had to be personified. The...
The Republic Day is also celebrated as a National Festival like Independence day. The significance of this day is that a pledge was taken on 26th January, 1930 on the bank of river Ravi to attain ‘Swaraj’ was fulfilled on this day in the year 1950.
India became a sovereign, democratic republic. On this...
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 because...
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 Lord...
on Indian Festivals
A festival is an occasion of enjoyment and celebration. It brings gaiety and mirth thereby strengthening our bond of relationship and friendship. These festivals also promote social interaction and harmony.
All nations have their religious and colourful festivals. However, Indian...