Free Essays on Religious Festivals In India

  1. Tourism In Westbengal, India

    INTRODUCTION West Bengal has one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse states of India. The people of West Bengal inherit their identity and aspiration from the larger Indian mosaic. One can still capture the colonial area in its relics...

  2. 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...

  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. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Festivals in China and America

    Festivals in China and America 外文学院2001级3班 郑晓韵 NO.010214321 Festivals are days or time of religious or other celebrations. Although some festivals are shared and celebrated in many countries all over the world, how people celebrate them and what people do during the festivals are usually...

  8. 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...

  9. Festivals of India

     IPA:, "festival of breaking of the fast"), also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Sugar Feast, the Sweet Festival and the Lesser Eid, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month offasting (sawm). The religious Eid is a...

  10. India Culture

    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...

  11. The Cinema of India

    INTRODUCTION TO CINEMAS The cinema of India consists of films produced across India, including the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Haryana,Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. Indian films came to be followed throughout...

  12. India: Diversity

    Report on India: Diverse Culture and Languages Ketan Prajapati, Work Environment Communication Introduction India is a huge multicultural country with different...

  13. 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...

  14. IMAGINING LIFE WITHOUT FESTIVALS,

    India is a city of FAIRS AND festivals but imagine if there were no festivals what would happen? I know a life without these amazing festivals would become like hell. Firstly we would have no holidays and secondly no celebrations .and as we all know a normal routine life is really boring .following...

  15. Festivals in India

    Festivals in India are characterized by color, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals. The word festival means feast day, festive celebration. As kids, when there used to be festivals the only thing that came to our minds was holidays and sweets that in turn meant lots of fun. India being a society...

  16. 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...

  17. Indian Festivals

    Indian Festivals A festival is an occasion of enjoyment and celebration. Indian festivals are known to attract the world due to their harmony, variety, colour and excitement. Thus we can divide the festivals into three categories—national or political, religious and seasonal. These...

  18. india

    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 ...

  19. India: A Land Of Festivals And Fairs

    India, the world's second largest country, has over 1 billion inhabitants, who speak 18 major languages and more than 1,000 minor languages and dialects. It features an infinite variety of landscapes and unsurpassed cultural richness. With so much diversity embedded within one culture, it is easy to...

  20. Festivals and Holidays of India

    There are many holidays and festivals in India. In my report I will explain what the holidays of Holi, Diwali, Dussera, and Basanto commemorate. I will give details about their dates and customs. ****************************** Holi: The Fire Festival The Hindu Fire Festival, called Holi or Basaat is ...

  21. 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...

  22. Religious and Ethnic Groups

    ETH/125 November 29, 2013 Religious and Ethnic Groups Hinduism is a complex religion. It is the world’s largest religion, after Christianity and Islam, with over a billion followers. It originated in India and is a mixture of religious, philosophical, and cultural ideas and practices. Hinduism...

  23. 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...

  24. Pollution in India

    Pollution in India 1. Introduction While India is proving itself to be a major powerhouse economically its environment is suffering in a major way. Air pollution, water pollution and garbage are serious problems in India. These are causing degradation of land, resource depletion, environmental degradation...

  25. Hindu Militancy and the State of Interreligious Dialogue in India

    HINDU MILITANCY AND THE STATE OF INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE IN INDIA The Present Context: As the second largest democracy in the world, India sustains a political system identified itself as the Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic. It has a history of long-standing tolerance and peace...

  26. INDIA

    BOMBAY Mumbai /mʊmˈbaɪ/, also known by its former name Bombay, is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, and the fifth most populous city in the world, with a total metropolitan area population of approximately 20.5 million. Along with the neighbouring...

  27. Introduction to Hindu Religious Traditions

    head: Hindu Religious Traditions Paper Hindu Religious Traditions Paper Vanessa Riles University of Phoenix WORLD RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS I REL/133 Group ELAA08C3X1 GERALD GRUDZEN July 25, 2008 This paper will inform the reader of what sacred elements characterize the Hindu religious traditions...

  28. india is a country of festivals

    India: A Land Of Festivals INDIA, the world's second largest country, has over 1 billion inhabitants, who speak 18 major languages and more than 1,000 minor languages and dialects. It features an infinite variety of landscapes and unsurpassed cultural richness. With so much diversity embedded within...

  29. Business Conditions In India

    Business Conditions in India Sukhwinder Singh International Business I 15EW4 INT-113-R4150 Prof. Mark Pinkney Sr Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until 1947 and in the Republic of India thereafter. The Republic of India has 22 officially recognized languages...

  30. Tourism in India

    There are some parts of the world that once visited get into your heart and won’t let go. For me India is such a place when I first visited, I was stunned by the richness of the land by its lush beauty and exotic architecture by its ability to overload its senses with the pure, concentrated intensity...