Festivals have very special significance in our lives. They communicate the excitement and excitement in our lives. Together they bring opportunity to happiness and change in our lives. That is why they are considered special importance in our lives.
If our India country is called a country of festivals and festivals, it will not be wrong. Because as many festivals are celebrated in our country, they are rarely celebrated in any other country. India is a country of unity in diversity. It is also reflected in the occasions of festival festivals. There are many such festivals and festivals in our country, which people celebrate with great enthusiasm.
That is why we have brought you the list of the most popular and special festivals celebrated in India today.
Dussehra is one of the famous festivals of India. It is also known as Vijaya Dashami or Ordnance Pooja. It is also known as the famous festival of Hindus. On this day, Lord Rama had defeated Lankati Ravana and won. That is why it is celebrated as a victory of truth on falsehood. These festivals are celebrated in various forms throughout the country. In many places, Ramlila is also organized in its celebration. After which the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakaran and Meghnath are burnt here at Dussehra.
Deepawali is India’s most prominent Hindu festival This festival of light is also called some ‘Diwali’. Deepawali means ‘the lamp of the lamp’. These festivals are celebrated in the celebration of returning home after Lord Rama’s 14 years of exile. In this happiness, people wear new clothes on this day, burn firecrackers and share desserts in friends and relatives. It is celebrated with great fanfare every year. On this day, everyone lights their homes and paths with the light of lamp and candle etc.
Christmas is the famous and most famous festival of Christians. But in addition to Christianity, some people of other religions celebrate with great enthusiasm. This festival is celebrated as the birthday of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated every year on 25th December with great fanfare throughout the world. This day is also called big day. On this day the church is decorated with flowers and lights. In the evening there are prayers in the church and the cake is also cut.
Krishna Janmashtami is one of the most important religious festivals of the Hindus. This festival is also known as Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami, Sri Jayanti. This is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Shri Krishna. This festival of Janmashtami is very popular in Mathura and Vrindavan. On this day, grand décor, prayer, dance ceremonies are performed in the Krishna temples. Along with this, people keep on fasting all day long and open this fast at 12 o’clock with special food. This festival is famous for the birthdays of yoghashtami in Maharashtra.
Ganesh Chaturthi is also a major festival of Hindus. This festival was earlier celebrated in Maharashtra but now it is celebrated with great enthusiasm in other states of India. According to the beliefs of Hindu religion, Lord Ganesha was born on this day. That is why Lord Ganesha is worshiped on this day. A large statue of Lord Ganesha is established at many prominent places. This statue is worshiped for 9 days. After nine days, the great Ganapati statue is immersed in water with great enthusiasm.
Navaratri is an important Hindu festival. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout India. Especially it is celebrated in Gujarat with great enthusiasm. Here is a 9-day festival, in which people play Garba and Dandiya in beautiful and colorful traditional clothes. During Navratri, 9 forms of Durga are worshiped – Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kalratri, Mahagauri, Siddhidathri. These are called Navdurgas.
Holi is also a famous festival of Hindus. This is known as the festival of colors. This festival is celebrated every year of Phalgun month’s full moon. On this day, people join the Holika combustion and get hug from each other. After this, the colored ones paint each other with different colors. These festivals symbolize the victory of good on evil and the arrival of spring.
Lohri is a famous festival of Sikh community. These festivals are celebrated one day before Makar Sankranti. By the way, it is celebrated in whole India. But in particular it is celebrated in northern India in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu states. On this day, families and neighbors join together in the open space in the night and dance to the edge of the fire. After this, they eat Together Rewdi, Peanut, Lava etc.
Raksha Bandhan also called Rakhi festival. These sacred festivals of Rakhi are celebrated among the Hindus. These festivals are also celebrated by the Hindu brothers and sisters in the whole of India with great joy and glee. On this day sister takes her brother’s Aarti, tilak her, makes rakhi on her wrist and wished brother’s long life. In return, the brother promises to protect his sister to protect her. This is not just a festival but a symbol of our traditions.
Eid or Id-ul-Fitr is the main festival of the Muslim community. This festival is the most important festival for Muslims all over the world. On this day people of Muslim community wear new clothes and study namaz after going to the mosque. And later we get a hug from each other. Old men also give Idi as a gift of Eid to young children. This festival is considered to be the culmination of the holy month of Ramadan. The month of Ramadan is very important in the Muslim community. During this time these people are fasting all day.