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?
Diwali Diwali (or Deepawali, Deepavali) is an ancient Hindu festival that is celebrated in autumn every year. Diwali is also known as the 'Festival of Light' because it is celebrated using lights, fireworks and lanterns in private homes and public places. It is celebrated in India and other countries such as Nepal, Malaysia, Fiji, and Mauritius. When is Diwali celebrated? Date … [Read more...] about Information on Diwali (Deepawali) – Festival of Lights
Introduction: Pongal is a harvest festival, celebrated by the people belonging to Hindu faith. On this occasion, people thanks the Sun God for abundant agricultural crops. The festival is most popular in the state of Tamil Nadu in India and in Srilanka. The harvest festival corresponds to the celebration of Makar Sankranti. Generally, the festival of Pongal and Lohri are … [Read more...] about Short Paragraph on Pongal Festival (Harvest Festival)
Navratri festival is celebrated to worship the nine forms of Goddess Durga, the Hindu Goddess of Power. It is a very important Hindu Festival and celebrated all over the country. Navratri is a sanskrit word which means 'Nine nights'. The festival of Navratri continues for nine days. It is followed by Vijaya Dashmi (also Dussehra) Festival on the 10th day. In Gujarat, people … [Read more...] about Short Paragraph on Navratri Festival
Diwali (also Deepavali) is an important and popular festival of people belonging to Hindu religion. This festival is widely celebrated with great happiness at various places of India, Nepal, Mauritius and Srilanka. The religious significance of this festival varies widely from one region to another. On the occasion of Diwali, people worship Goddess Lakshmi and Lord … [Read more...] about Short Paragraph on Significance of Diwali Festival