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 celebration...

  2. Rudra Mondal

    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...

  3. Festivals

    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...

  4. Religious Background of India

    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...

  5. Festivals

    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...

  6. essay on diwali 2

    An Essay on the Diwali Festival for School and College Students Essay 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...

  7. Adherents in Hinduism

    |Ayurveda · Jyotisha | |Festivals · Glossary Persecution | |This box: view • talk • edit | A Hindu ( pronunciation (help·info), Devanagari: हिन्दू) is an adherent of Hinduism, a set of religious, philosophical and cultural systems that originated...

  8. Deepawali - Essay 1

    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...

  9. 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 celebrated...

  10. Preservation

    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...

  11. Culture "Picture of Deepavali"

    as they change times." 1.2 India 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...

  12. Diwali

    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...

  13. Festival

    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. ...

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    Our Languages 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 ...

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    Festivals of India Festivals of India : Diwali Festival Diwali 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...

  16. Cultural Differences Between India and Usa

    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...

  17. World Religion

    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...

  18. 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. Popular...

  19. Study

    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[ Easter is a Christian festival and holiday celebrating...

  20. The Symbolic Content of India's Culture

    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 one or a racial one or a cultural one or a linguistic one – has its own...

  21. Guide

    Indian. * 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...

  22. House Wife

    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...

  23. 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 places...

  24. Oral Tradition a Rich Source of Wisdom

    are the community's historians, with skills to draw a village or people closer ^ one known way is by "giving them courage" through the telling. In India, fortunately, we have many storytelling traditions still around like the Pandvani, Harikatha, the Villu-Pattu, Burra Katha, Powada, the Baul and the...

  25. Indian Festivals

    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...

  26. 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 Lord...

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    known as Deepavali and the "festival of lights", is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn every year.[3][4] The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.[5][6][7] The festival preparations and rituals typically...

  28. Festivals

    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...

  29. 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 because...

  30. Importance of Uttarayan

    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...