The Land of Festivals in India celebrated in different states
As we all know our INIDA is land of festival. We have so many states in our colourfull country, as we know each state is having their own culture and festival of celebrations. So here are the deatils of each states from top to bottom of our india like what are the famous festivals they celebrate!!!
JAMMU AND KASHMIR
EID-UL-FITAR & EID-UL-AZHA
Eid-Ul-Fitr marks the end of fasting month of "RAMZAN".Eid-Ul-Azha is more prominent for Qurbani (sacrifice).People sacrifice goats,sheep and some even camels.
It is the living cultural heritage of odisha and the mainfestation of the agricultural way of life. A joyous atmosphere pervades as the young man of the village play local games like Kabaddi..
It is also referred to as Durgotsava in West Bengal and celebrated with much gaiety and pamp here.The festival is commemorated by worshipping Goddess Durga.
Celebrated since 18th century, it was meant to be a feasting drinking merry making orgy just before the 40 days of lent; a time of abstinence and spirituality.
It is one of the biggest festival of Nagaland is one of the festival to revive, protect, sustain and promote the richness of the Nagaland heritage and traditions.
One of the permier festivals of Manipur, yaoshang is celebrated for five days and commences from the full moon day of phalguna (FEB/MARCH)
Ganesha Chaturthi, the most imporatant festival of maharashtra falls in months of Aug-Sep. Ganesha idols are kept in houses as a divine guest for five to ten days by people.
Pongal is a four day long harvest festival of Tamil Nadu which falls in the month of JAN-FEB..
The Nangkrem dance festival of the hill state of meghalaya is a five days long religious festival devoted to appease of goddess ka synshar.
The word bonalu came from "BHOJANALU" which is offered to the goddess during festival time. It is believed that the goddess comes back ti her maternal home on this day.
A week long international Mandi Shivratri fair is held near the temple of lord shiva every year.
On Diwali day houses all over Madhya Pradesh glow with a twinkle of innumerable diyas, candles and eletric lights. The night illuminated with the flaming lights of crackers.
In the month of june ganga dusshera is celebrated at major ghats of uttarkhand. This festival is a day of devation and faith.
The spring festival of bohang bihu ushersin the new year in the state of Assam which marks the onset of new agricultural cycle.
The popular legend is that lord brahma started the creation of the vast universe on the auspicious day of ugadi and it also marks the beginning of the new hindu lunar calendaer.
Sri Venkateswara Swami Brahmotsavam is conducted for nine days during the months SEP-OCT.
The Gangaur Festival in Rajasthan is a colourful affair and offers a wonderful opportunity to tourists to enjoy cultural festivity.
Lohri is a popular festival celebrated by punjabi particularly of hindu and sikh faith on the 13th of Jan a day before Makar Sankranti.
The Tibetan New Year is well known as Losar and is mainly celebrated for 3 days in late Jan or Feb
It marks the time of harvest of Rabi crops and farmers celebrated it with lots of joy and zeal in Punjab and Haryana
The birth anniversary of lord kirshna is celebrated with great ferver all over India especially at Gujarat.
The magnificent carnival of sikkim, saga dawa is famous for masked dances and festival exhibits in rare and elegant colors add richness and diversity.
According to popular legend, the festival is celebrated to welcome king Mahabali, whose spirit is said to visit.
Chapcharkut marks the clearning and readying of hill slopers for jhum or shifting cultivation. It is celebrated with gaiety and ferver by young and old.
It is one of the hindu holiest festival is celebrated with much pomp and grandeur in UP.Navaratri is celebrated for nine nights.
Chhath puja also called dala raja devoted to worshiping the sun is traditionally celebrated by the people of bihar it falls in the month of OCT-NOV.
Kharchi puja is the worship of the fourteen gods of Tripura and is celebrated in the month of July-Aug.