Ganga Dussehra Festival of Uttar Pradesh
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Ganga Dussehra Festival of Uttar Pradesh

Name of Festival : Ganga Dussehra Major Territory of CelebrationGanga Dussehra is celebrated in Uttar Pradesh state of India Time of celebration (Months)Ganga Dussehra is come in the month of June or Jyeshta month. Worship in FestivalPeople worship the Goddess Ganga in this Festival About FestivalGanga Dussehra or Ganga Dasara is a 10-day festival and dedicated to Goddess Ganga (Ganga River).10 days of this month are devoted to the worship of this holy river. Numerous ceremonies are organised on the occasion including pujas, prayers and other rituals. Ganga Dussehra is…

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Puthandu or Tamil New Year Festival of Tamil Nadu
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Puthandu or Tamil New Year Festival of Tamil Nadu

Name of Festival : Puthandu or Tamil New Year Major Territory of CelebrationPuthandu or Tamil New Year is celebrated in Tamil Nadu,India Time of celebration (Months)Puthandu or Tamil New Year in mid-April or generally falls on April 14 of the Gregorian year About FestivalPuthandu popularly known as ‘Varusha Pirappu’ and it is marks the beginning of the Dravidian New Year in the State of Tamil Nadu in mid-April or generally falls on April 14 of the Gregorian year.On this day people greet each other “Puthandu Vazthukal” which means Happy New…

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Vishu Festival of Kerala
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Vishu Festival of Kerala

Name of Festival : Vishu Festival Major Territory of CelebrationVishu Festival is celebrated in Kerala,India Time of celebration (Months)According to Gregorian calendar Vishu generally falls on April 14. About FestivalVishu is one of the important festivals of Kerala.Vishu is similar to the New Year festivals observed elsewhere in India like Bihu (Assam),Baisakhi (Punjab), Naba Barsha (Bengal) , (Vishuva Sankranti) in Orissa, Bisu (Tulu Nadu region in Karnataka) and Puthandu (Tamil Nadu). According to the Malayalam traditional calendar, it is the first day of Malayalam month Medam which is the astronomical…

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Makara Sankranti Festival of India
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Makara Sankranti Festival of India

Name of Festival : Makara Sankranti Major Territory of CelebrationMakara Sankranti Festival is celebrated in All over India. Time of celebration (Months)This festival is celebrated in the month of Magh or 14th of January every year About FestivalMakara Sankranti is famous occasions for the Hindus, and it is celebrated in almost all over India and is a harvest festival.On this occasions most of the people take a dip in places like Ganga Sagar & Prayag and pray to Lord Sun.It is a celebration of spring on the occasion of the…

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Kumbh Mela Festival of Uttar Pradesh
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Kumbh Mela Festival of Uttar Pradesh

Name of Festival : Kumbh Mela Festival Major Territory of Celebration¬† Kumbh Mela is celebrated in North Indian About Festival Kumbh Mela is held every 12 years on the banks of the ‘Sangam’- the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswathi.In Nasik, Allahabad, Ujjain and Haridwar Kumbh Mela is held every 3 years. Millions of devotees including Sadhus attended this Mela.Kumbha Mela literally means festival of the pot. During the time period of Mela the devotees and Sadhus holy dip in the sacred waters is believed…

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Lohri Festival of Punjab
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Lohri Festival of Punjab

Name of Festival : Lohri Festival Festival Major Territory of CelebrationLohri Festival is celebrated in Punjab- a North Indian state Time of celebration (Months)Lohri, is celebrated according to Hindu Calendar, falls in the month of Pausha or Magha generally on 13th January. About FestivalLohri is an auspicious Occasions that is celebrated as the harvest festival of Punjab- a North Indian state also called the breadbasket state of India. Lohri is mainly a festival of Punjabis, but it is also celebrated by other people of Northern Indian States like Haryana and…

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Rath Yatra Festival of Orissa
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Rath Yatra Festival of Orissa

Name of Festival : Rath Yatra Festival Major Territory of CelebrationRath Yatra Festival is celebrated in Orissa,India Time of celebration (Months)This spectacular chariot festival celebrated for 8 days in month of june and held at the famous Jaganath Temple at Puri (Orissa). Worship in FestivalPeople worship the Lord Jagannath in this Festival About FestivalRatha Yatra is a huge Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in India state of Orissa. Every year in time of mid-summer, Lord Jagannath, with his sister Subhadra and elder brother Balabhadra goes on…

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Ayak or Bheemana Festival of Andhra Pradesh

Name of Festival : Ayak or Bheemana festival Major Territory of CelebrationAyak or Bheemana festival is celebrated by Kolam tribal inhabiting Laindiguda, Utmur Taluq Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh. Time of celebration (Months)Ayak or Bheemana festival is a 3 day festival and celebrated during the Kolam month of Satti (December). Worship in FestivalIn this Festival people worship the Lord “Bhishma “ About FestivalAyak also known as Bhimana or Bhimdev, is the principal deity of the Kolams. During this festival people worships the lord Bhimana . People decorated deity to the wooden…

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Bhishma-Ekadasi Festival of Andhra Pradesh

Name of Festival : Bhishma-ekadasi Festival Major Territory of CelebrationBhishma-ekadasi Festival is celebrated in South India, especially in Andhra Pradesh. Time of celebration (Months)Bhishma-ekadasi Festival is celebrated in the Magha masam(January – February) Worship in FestivalIn this Festival people worship the Lord “Bhishma “ About FestivalBhishma Ekadashi is dedicated to Bhishma the grand old warrior of Kurukshetra and the son of Ganga and Shantanu it is observed on Magha Shukla Ekadashi, the eleventh day in Magha masam.This festival is a important event at Antarvedi Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, East Godavari…

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Eruvaka Purnima Festival of Andhra Pradesh

Name of Festival : Eruvaka Purnima Festival Major Territory of CelebrationEruvaka Purnima Festival is celebrated in South India, especially in Andhra Pradesh. Time of celebration (Months)Eruvaka Purnima Festival is celebrated in the month of Ashada (June – July) Worship in FestivalIn this Festival people worship the yoke About FestivalEruvaka Purnima or Eruvaka Punnami is a special festival celebrated in many parts of South India, especially in Andhra Pradesh.Eruvaka Poornima is a special festival celebrated by farmers and agriculturists on the full moon day, in the month of Ashada. On this…

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