An annual pilgrimage, made by devotees of Lord Shiva, Kanwad Yatra is one of the most unique festivals of India.
Known by different names like Nariyal Poornima and Kajari Poornima, but widely known as Raksha Bandhan, this beloved festival celebrates
India’s Independence Day is one of the most important celebrations of the year – a day of patriotic fervour celebrated
A month-long festival, Saga Dawa holds special significance for Buddhists in the state of Sikkim. Different rituals are performed in
The holy month of fasting, Ramadan begins and ends with the appearance of the new moon. For Muslims, it is
The “poorams” of Kerala are annual temple festivals celebrated after the summer harvest. The most famous of these is the
One of the major festivals of the Jain community, Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated as the birth of Mahavira (the last
Kadammanitta Padavani is an event annually carried forward by the locals of Kerala. Kerala has always been attached with liberty,
The two-weeklong Chithirai festival is a grand celebration that re-enacts the celestial wedding of Lord Sundareswarar (Lord Shiva) and Goddess
An important festival for the women of Rajasthan, Gangaur begins on the day following Holi and continues for 18 days.