Shigmo festival

About Shigmo festival Shigmo festival that takes place in the Konkani diaspora of Goa, during the spring season, is a beautiful and  auspicious festival of Hindus that celebrates the vibrancy of colours. It is also known as the festival of colours for people in Goa or ‘spring festival’, the celebrations of this festival span fourteen […]

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Hola Mohalla festival

About Hola Mohalla festival Hola Mohalla festival is a major bubbly occasion for Sikhs around the globe. The traditional Sikh festival had started when the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh decided to inaugurate such a festival, especially in the territory of Punjab and Haryana. Hola Mohalla is actually an annual fair that is organised […]

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Guru Purnima

About Guru Purnima Guru Purnima is an auspicious occasion to pay remembrance to our gurus and seek their blessings. The word “Guru’ is ironic in meaning as ‘Gu’ means darkness and ‘ru’ signifies the elimination of darkness. So, together they make a true sense and depict guru as the one who enlightens our mind and […]

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Shivaji Jayanti

About Shivaji Jayanti  Shivaji Jayanti is celebrated as the birthday of Shivaji Maharaj which is a grand occasion of the state of Maharashtra. Shivaji Maharaj was the greatest ruler of Maharashtra. So, Maharashtrians have a great regard for this Maratha ruler. To give a respect, the birthday of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is celebrated on huge […]

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Cheti Chand

About Cheti Chand Cheti Chand is an important festival celebrated by Sindhi people of Pakistan and India. In Sindh the beginning of the new year was considered Cheti Chand. It is seen as an auspicious day for business as it also marks the start of the new financial year. The Sindhi community celebrates the festival […]

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Mahavir Jayanti

About Mahavir Jayanti Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most significant festivals of Jainism. Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated as the auspicious birth anniversary of Mahavir Jain. Being an auspicious occasion for the Jain community. It is observed to commemorate the birth of Lord Mahavira, the twenty fourth and last tirthankara of Jainism. This festival is […]

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Buddha Purnima Festival

About Buddha Purnima Festival Buddha Purnima festival is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Buddha. It also commemorates his enlightenment and death. It’s the most sacred Buddhist festival. Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti is celebrated with traditional religious fervor. Buddha Purnima is a famous festival celebrated by the Buddhist people group in west bengal. […]

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Janmashtami Festival

About Janmashtami Festival Janmashtami is a grand festival celebrated all over India to commemorate the birth of Lord Krishna, who is believed to be the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Sri Krishna is considered as the one of the most powerful human incarnations of the Lord Vishnu. To celebrate the day, Lord Krishna temples are […]

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Uttarayani Fair

About Uttarayani Fair The Uttarayani Fair is a fair which showcases the culture of the land. The Uttarayani Fair in Uttarakhand is held in a number of places like Bageshwar, Rameshwar, Suit Mahadev, Chitrashila (Ranibagh) and Hanseshwar. The people of the state of Uttarakhand celebrate a number of fairs and festivals. The Uttarayani Fair is […]

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Vautha Fair

About Vautha Fair Vautha is a small village located in Dholka taluka of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Throughout the year this sleepy village of 2000 odd inhabitants goes about its routine business but come Kartik Poonam and it readies for the grandest of festivities. This fair is a largest livestock fair of Gujarat. Tens of thousands […]

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