What is Ganesh Chaturthi? Ganesh Chaturthi (also Vinayaka Chaturthi), a major Hindu festival, is observed in honor of the birthday, actually rebirth, of the Lord Ganesha, i.e., Lord of Wisdom. The festival has its origins in the ancient writings of the Rigveda, and it may well have started to be … [Read more...] about Information on Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chaturthi)
Introduction: Dussehra (also Dashahara, Vijayadashami, Dasara) is a major Hindu festival. The other name of Dussehra is “Vijayadashami”. Dussehra festival generally falls around 20 days before the Diwali festival in the month of September or October. Significance: This festival signifies the … [Read more...] about Essay on Dussehra Festival: Celebration, Mythology and Conclusion
Introduction: Dol or Dol Purnima or Dol Yatra is a major religious festival in India especially in Bengal and Odisha. This festival is known as Holi in various parts of India. People belonging to Hindu faith celebrate Dol Purnima in honour of Lord Krishna. Birth Anniversary of Sri Chaitanya … [Read more...] about Information on DOL Purnima (Dol Yatra) Festival
Buddhist people celebrate the Buddha Jayanti (also Buddha's Birthday, Buddha Purnima, Vesak) festival by visiting temples of Buddha. They pray to God and perform other religious activities. Buddha Jayanti festival is declared as a day of holiday. Many offices and public places remain closed on … [Read more...] about How do people celebrate Buddha Jayanti?
Importance of Holi festival Holi is an important festival of Hindus. The importance of the great Hindu festival is discussed below in points: 1. Festival of Colours: People squirt coloured water on friendly passers-by and cook many types of sweets and food. Hence, it is also known as "Festival … [Read more...] about Why Holi Festival is so Important?