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Festivals of India

October 21, 2008

India is a land of festivals and fairs. The Indian calendar is one long procession of festivals. . Every day of the year there is a festival celebrated in some part of the country, some of them welcome the seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon, in India there are several of festivals like regional, local, religious, seasonal and social festivities, also the birthdays of divine beings, saints, and gurus (revered teachers), or the advent of the new year. A number of these festivals are common to most parts of India. However, they may be called by different names in various parts of the country or may be celebrated in a different fashion.

Some of the fabulous festivals of India are:


Ganesh Chaturthi
Dussehra (Durgapuja)
Deepawali
Raksha Bandhan
Bhaiya Duj
Independenceday
Christmas
Easter
Good Friday
Eid (Eid Ul Fitr)
Id- ul- milad
Makar Sankranti
Republic day
Dhulhendi
Ram Navami
Basant Panchami
Baisakhi
Holi
Lohari
Buddha Purnima
Anant Chaturthi
Guru Nanak Jayanti
Mahavir Jayanti
Makar Sankranti
Muharram
Janamashtami
Ladakh Festivals
New Year
Onam
Rath Yatra (Chariot Festival)
Navratri
Buddhist Festivals
Guru Nanak Jayanti

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