Indian is known to be the country of festivals. Every month of the calendar holds a festival that one can enjoy in India. Being a secular country it houses more than four religions. Every religion has its own set of festivals that the entire nation celebrates. Each festival has its own signature style of celebration. All festivals are unique in their own sense. The traditions and celebrations of the same festival also vary from one region to another. The festivals have a significant story or history behind it. This story is the key reason to all the rituals and customs that are performed for them. This is the reason for the amount of importance given to the rituals and customs. However, the spirit of festivity remains the same among Indians through all of them. It is not just in India that these festivals are celebrated; Indians abroad have not forgotten their roots and culture and celebrate each of the festival with immense fervor. Today, round the globe wherever there are Indians, these festivities are enjoyed!
India is a country with example of unity in diversity as it contains people of various religions like Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Jain, Christian and etc. Some of the festivals are celebrated at national level whereas some of are at regional level. According to the religions and rituals, festivals have been categorized into following categories:
Diwali :- Diwali, a religious festival of lots of rangoli decorations using variety of colored powder, a festival of lights and happiness, a festival of removing darkness, a festival of sweets, a festival of puja, and etc which is celebrated all over the India as well as outside the country at many places. It is also known as the row of lights or the festival of lights. It is mostly celebrated by the Hindus and Jains all across the world.
Holi:– As the Holi festival celebration in India brings a lot of happiness, joy and colors to everyone’s life to make the life of people colorful, it is commonly called as the “Festival of Colors”. As it brings the unity and love among people, it is also called as the “Festival of Love”. It is a traditional and cultural Hindu festival being celebrated from the ancient time by our old generations and followed every year by the new generations.
Eid :- Eid-al-Fitr is also called as the Eid-ul-Fitr, Idul-Fitr or Ramzan Id which indicates the end of Ramadan month means the month of fasting. This is the most religious and holy festival for the people belongs to the Muslim religion during which they break their fast (Fitr means to break). It is the festival of breaking fast in the end of Ramadan month (also known as the “Islam’s month of fasting” means month of fasting and prayer). People from Muslim community go for the communal prayers, listen khutba (means sermon) and help people by donating required things while celebrating festival.
Christmas:- As India is a land of variety of cultures and ethnicity because of celebrating lots of colorful festivals by the people of different religions. People of the Christian religion celebrate their festivals like Christmas, Easter, Good Friday and etc with big enthusiasm and fun filled activities. People from other religions also become involve in the Christmas celebrations which proves the unity in diversity of India.
There are various famous places in India where the Christian festivals are celebrated such as Goa as most of the oldest and beautiful churches are there. They do feast, prayers and processions while celebrating their festivals
There are many festival celebrated in India and all over world. There has been traditions of exchanging or giving away gifts to our love ones and relatives.The gift should emit a positive vibration and should covey the feeling of love and respect for the recipient.
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