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 this day. Many devotees meditate on this day and worship the idol of Gautama … [Read more...] about How do people celebrate Buddha Jayanti?
Culture of India
Guru Purnima is a traditional Indian festival of the Hindus and the Buddhists. It is celebrated to acknowledge the contribution of teachers. This day is dedicated by the disciples to their teachers. This day is very important for the students and the teachers (both spiritual and academic). Hindus dedicate this day to Sage Vyasa. Buddhists dedicate this day to Lord Buddha. A … [Read more...] about Short Paragraph on Importance of Guru Purnima
Introduction: The Hindu Festival, Ram Navami, is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Rama (also Sri Ram Chandra). People worship and sing songs to please these deities. Importance: It is an important day for worshipping Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lakshmana and Hunuman. It is believed that Lord Vishnu incarnated on this earth as Rama, son of Raja Dasaratha. … [Read more...] about Short Paragraph on Ram Navami (Hindu Festival)
Major Festivals of India In this article, we have briefly discussed the major National, Religious, Harvest and Seasonal festivals. Introduction: Festivals are occasions of celebrations focused on some specific aspects. Festivals in India are celebrated with great passion and joy. Even the foreigners who arrive in India get overwhelmed after watching the Indian festivals. In … [Read more...] about Major Festivals of India (National, Religious, Harvest and Seasonal)
Introduction: Maha Shivaratri is an annual Hindu festival, is devoted to Hindu God Shiva. Maha Shivaratri (also shivarathri) means ‘Great Night of Shiva’. It is observed by the devotees of Lord Shiva. They dedicate this day to worship and pay regard to Lord Shiva. Significance: The wedding of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati took place on this day. Hence, this day is considered … [Read more...] about Maha Shivaratri (Hindu festival)