Festivals are important part of everyone life. Festival means doing some special in honour of a particular God or Goddess. In different communities there are different types of festivals. Festivals add sparkles to our life. Festivals bind one another in a country. Festival are generally religious in nature and are celebrated in all religions like Diwali for Hindus, Id for Muslims, Gurupurb for Sikhs, Christmas for Christians and so on. All Hindu festivals have a deep spiritual importance. All great Hindu festivals have religious, social and hygienic essentials in them. In every festival there is bathing in the morning before sunrise. Every individual will have to do Puja, Japa, Prayer, Kirtan, recitation of Mantra and meditation. In India festivals are integral part of every one’s life. Information on different religious festivals is provided in Holydrops.com. This includes how people celebrate different festivals, significance of festivals, legends behind festivals and festivals dates, holy places where these are celebrated etc.


Maha Shivratri

Maha Shivaratri is celebrated with great devotion and religious feeling by Hindus, in honor of Lord Shiva, one of the Hindu Gods forming the Trinity. The festival falls on the moonless, 14th night...

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Shravan Mahina Or Sawan Mas

Shravan Mahina, or Sawan Mas, in the Hindu calendar is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Devoties perform special prayers and rituals in Shiva temples through out the holy month. During this month k...

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Pradosh Vrat

Pradosh vrat is dedicated to God Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Prasosh vrat is also called as Pradosham or Pradosha Vrat. This is observed on the tridushi (13th day of Hindu calendar). So Prados vrat...

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Guru Purnima

Guru Purnimais a major festivals among hindues. Guru Purnima is celebrated to give respect to teachers and mentors. In hindu culture importance of teacher is great than God. Guru means one who rem...

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Navratri

Navratri is a major festival among hindues. Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine forms. The festival is a festival of nine nights.  These nine days have great religious signifi...

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Baisakhi

Baisakhi Mela is a major festival in Punjab. It is one of the most colourful aspects of Baisakhi celebrations in the state of Punjab. It is known as harvesting festival. It is celebrated after rab...

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Nag Panchmi

Naga  Panchmi is a famous festival all over India. It is a festival when devotees worship either images of or live Nagas (Cobras) on the fifth day (Panchami) of the month of Shravan. N...

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Krishna Janmashtami

Krishan Janmashtami  is celebrated as Lord Krishna was born on this day. It is also known as Gokulashtami. Lord Krishna was born to King Vasudeva  and Devaki  Devi in ‘Rohini&...

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Makar Sankranti

Makar Sakranti is a very important festival for Hindus and Sikhs. It is celebrated all over India in different  forms. It is the only festival which falls on the same day i.e 14 January. Sakr...

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Basant Panchmi

Basant Panchami  is a important festival of Hindus. It is also known as Magh Shukla Panchmi as it falls in the month of Magh(January-February). It is an important bathing day also. The festiv...

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