"The Great festivals of India": January


India 🇮🇳 is well known for its reach culture & festivals. As we travel from one place to another place you will get different kinds of people with different types of cultures & languages.

Does the question arise that you travel your own Country? No, because India is very big in cultures and famous places you will have the ultimate experience that will remain all the life memorable moments.

So today we will be going to talk about festivals in India. There are like 100's of festivals in India celebrated in the region of India some of these festivals are commonly celebrated by whole India.


Starting from January

  1. We celebrated 01-01 New Year, celebrated by all the Indians hopes that coming time will give him great opportunity and achievements.

  2. Lohri is a popular Punjabi winter folk festival celebrated primarily in the Punjab region. It is believed by many that the end of the winter season and is traditionally believed to welcome the sun to the northern hemisphere. Lohri involves a Puja Parikrama around the bonfire with prasad, singing and dancing.

  3. Makar Sankranti is dedicated to lord sun(as per Hindu methodologies) for ending of winter and start longer days. On this occasion, we Indians celebrate kites festival also and fill the sky with colours of joy.

  4. Pongal is also known as Thai Pongal celebrated in Southern India most Tamil community. Pongal is traditionally a festival dedicated to the harvest and the sun, by farmers who depend on Mother Nature and her elements for a bountiful crop harvest of their staple food, rice. Farmers depend on the sun, the rain, the soil, water, and cows, buffaloes etc. Without any discrimination, people from all walks of life celebrate this festival to offer their Thanks.

  5. Republic Day is celebrated on 26th of January honours of the establishment of the Indian Constitution written by Dr B. R. Ambedkar in 26th of January 1950. Republic Day is celebrated as a national holiday for one day on the 26th of January.


February

  1. February is couples 💑 month where they celebrate their relationship. It is about to be of one week.

  2. Shivaji Jayanti is celebrated all over India but mostly in Maharashtra in honour of the greatest emperor of humankind Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his birthday anniversary.

March

  1. Mahashivratri is celebrated by all the Indians to worship the Lord shiva.

  2. In March, Holi: the festivals of colours is celebrated as per the Hindu calendar. The most famous Holi is celebrated in Vrindavan in U.P., most famous is lath maar Holi and many others.

April

  1. Easter is the famous festival celebrated by most Christianity community in the region of Mumbai, Goa, Kerela and many other cities also.

  2. 14th April is celebrated as Ambedkar Jayanti to celebrated the birth anniversary of Dr B.R. Ambedkar. This one day celebrated like a festival from all over India but mostly celebrated on Middle of India in Nagpur region.

  3. Ram Navami, celebrated to devote the presence of Lord Rama. Celebrated all over India but mostly celebrates in Ayodha region of India.

  4. Mahavir Jayanti celebrates overall by Jain community people's.

May

  1. Ramadan Eid is celebrated all over the world by the Muslims community. It's one of the greatest festivals of India.

  2. Buddha Purnima is celebrated by all the Buddhist people of India and most in Gya, Bihar region of India where people saying that on this occasion the Lord Buddha was born.

There is nothing like in June, but there's something that we don't know. To know which festivals are celebrated in June take an India trip.


July

  1. Rath Yatra, Ratha Yatra is a Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha, India. It is the oldest Ratha Yatra taking place in India and the World, whose descriptions can be found in Brahma Purana, Padma Purana, and Skanda Purana and Kapila Samhita.

  2. Eid al-Adha is the latter of the two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year and considered the holier of the two. Bakr-eid is the Muslim festival celebrate in honours the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismael as an act of obedience to God's command. Where you will go to eat the best biryanis ever.

August, there are lots of vacations in August in India. There are many festivals and national holiday as well.

  1. 15th of August is celebrated as a national holiday, on this day in 1947 India gets independence from British rulers or says east India company. Celebrated by all its dignity and prosperity by all the Indian towards his country.

  2. Parsi New year, is celebrated by Parsi community of India considering as a starting of the new year from this day.

  3. Muharram is a festival that celebrates from all over India mostly by Muslims community. Muharram is considering as a first most of Islamic calendar. It is said to be the second holistic month as per Muslims believes.

  4. Onam is an annual holiday and festival celebrated in the southern Indian state of Kerala. the festival is celebrated to commemorate King Mahabali, whose spirit is said to visit Kerala at the time of Onam.

  5. Rakshaban is celebrating between brothers and sisters where the sister ties a thread name rakhi to his brother so the brother protects her from all the troubles. It celebrates all over India by all the Indians.

  6. Janmashtami, also know as Krishna Janmashtami celebrates in the honor of the birthday anniversary of Lord Krishna. This Hindu festival mostly takes place in Mathura and Vrindavan, where Lord Krishna is believed to have been born and spent his growing up years.

September

  1. Ganesh Chaturthi is the most famous and commonly celebrating festival of India. This festival is celebrating the arrival of Ganesh to earth from Kailash Parvat with his mother Goddess Parvati. largely celebrated in Maharashtra region, with India's largest Lord Ganesh Statiue in Mumbai every year called LaalBaugh Ka Badshah. This festival is of 10 days where people worship lord Ganesha.

October

  1. 2nd of October is celebrated as a Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti celebrated in honor to Father of India M.K. Gandhi. He was a great leader, politician, Economist, Lawyer. Celebrated as "Dry Day" of India.

  2. Navratri, Navratri ("Nine Nights") is a festivals of Hindu Community celebrated by all over India for 9 days. This Festiaval is famously celebrated in West Bengal State of India where it is also described as the "Durga Puja".

  3. Dussehra is celebrated just day after Ninth Night of Navratri. As per "Ramayana" on this day Lord Ram killed Ravana: King of Lanka who kitnaped Goddesh Sita and return to Ayodha with his wife. It took 14 days to reach to Ayodha, the people of Ayodha Celebrated that day as a Diwali: Festiaval of Light

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