Indian Festivals

Indian Festivals are celebrated by varied cultures and through their special rituals add to the colours of Indian Heritage. Some festivals welcome the seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon. Others celebrate religious occasions, the birthdays of 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.

Indian Festival Calendar 2021: Printable Calendar

Indian Festival Calendar

Indian Festival Calendar 2021 January, 2021 Friday 01 January New Year Wednesday 13 January Lohri Thursday 14 January Makar Sankranti Friday 15 January Bhogali Bihu Thursday 14 ~ Sunday 17 January Pongal Wednesday 20 January Guru Govind Singh Jayanti Wednesday 27 ~ Thu 28 January Tu B’Shevat Tuesday 26 January Republic Day Sunday 31 January Birthday of Guru Har Rai …

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Hindi Diwas Information For Students & Children

Hindi Diwas - 14 September

Hindi Diwas is celebrated across the country at 14th of September every year to remember the historic occasion of the Hindi. It was started celebrating as a हिंदी दिवस as Hindi written in Devnagari script was approved as an official language by the Constituent Assembly at 14th of September in the year 1949. This day is celebrated all through the India …

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Margashirsha Purnima, Battisi Purnima, Dattatreya Jayanti

Margashirsha Purnima / Battisi Purnima - Hindu Festival

According to the Hindu scriptures, Margashirsha is regarded as a month of dedication. The full moon day falling in this month is known as Margashirsha Purnima. Moon is worshiped on the day of Margashirsha Purnima because the moon was blessed with Amrit on this day. Margashirsha Purnima is also celebrated as Dattatreya Jayanti. Lord Dattatreya was born on the day …

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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Information For Kids

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Celebrated by the Sikhs, the birthday of their tenth and last guru, this day witnesses’ large processions and special prayer gatherings at all Gurudwaras. Background Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Nanak (Sikh Guru), was born at Patna Sahib on December 22, 1666, (Poh Sudi Saptmi). His birthday generally falls in December or January or sometimes twice …

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Rajgir Dance Festival: Rajgir Mahotsav, Bihar

Rajgir Dance Festival: Rajgir Mahotsav Information

Event Name: Rajgir Dance Festival (Rajgir Mahotsav) Location: Rajgir, Bihar Date: 27 – 29 December 2020 Rajgir Dance Festival Information: Rajgir, the ancient capital of the Magadhan empire in Bihar is held sacred by both Buddhists and Jains for its association with the Buddha and Mahavir. Department of Tourism, Bihar holds a colorful Festival of dance and music, Rajgir Mahotsav …

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Charan Singh Jayanti: Farmers Day, Kisan Diwas

Charan Singh Jayanti: Farmers Day, Kisan Diwas

Chaudhary Charan Singh Jayanti or the birth anniversary of Ch. Charan Singh is on December 23. It is observed as Kisan Diwas or Farmers day. Since, farmers are the backbone of an economy therefore our nation celebrates Farmers Day in the memory of late Ch. Charan Singh, the ex-Prime Minister of India. He was primarily a farmer himself and his …

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Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat Information, Celebration

Mokshada Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Mokshada Ekadashi falls on the eleventh Lunar day (hence the name Ekadashi) during the waxing phase of the moon (Shukla Paksha) in the month of Margashirsha (Agrahayana) according to the Hindu lunar calendar. According to the Gregorian calendar, this is roughly in the month of November or December. Mokshada Ekadashi Dates 2021: 14th December, 2021 (Tuesday) 2020: 25th December, 2020 …

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Hornbill Festival Information: Nagaland

Hornbill Festival Information: Nagaland

Hornbill Festival — The tribes of Nagaland celebrate their festivals with gusto and fervor. More than 60% of the population of Nagaland depends on agriculture and therefore most of their festivals revolve round agriculture. They consider their festivals sacred and so participation in these festivals is compulsory. Nagaland is known as the land of festivals as each tribe celebrates its own …

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Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas: Death Anniversary

Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas - Death Anniversary

Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas would be celebrated on 6th of December – every year. Therefore Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas (death anniversary) would be celebrated on coming 6th December. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Din Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar had died on 6th of December in the 1956 that’s why Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Din or death anniversary is celebrated every year …

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