We all know that India is a secular country full of diversity in the religions and languages. India is also well known all over the world as a country of cultural and traditional festivals. The festival celebration in India occurs in every month of the year. India is a country of unity in diversity as it contains people of various religions like Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Jain, Christian, etc. Each religion and language have their own traditional festivals and are celebrated in their cultural ways. There are some famous festivals which are celebrated by people in the entire country irrespective of religions and languages. Here we discuss about some important and very famous Indian festivals which are well recognized across the country as well.
Diwali is one of globally famous festival celebrated all over the country in the month of October or November. Diwali is called as a festival of lights. Diwali is celebrated as a reason various legendary myth stories, In Tamil Nadu, the important reason is in memory of Lord Krishna killed the demon king Narakaasuran and rescued sever thousands of women from his captivity. This festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. On this special occasion, people get up very early, take oil bath, decorate their houses, wear new clothes and most importantly burst firecrackers and celebrate the day full of lights and sounds. People share their moments with their family and friends through sweets, desserts and other special foods. Nowadays, people prefer to buy wholesale fireworks online at affordable cost to enjoy their celebration. In some parts of India, Diwali is celebrating as a five-day festival.
Holi is another famous traditional Hindu festival, celebrated mostly in northern and central part of India. This is a huge festival at Mathura and Vrindavan region of Uttar Pradesh. Holi, also known as the festival of colors signifies the victory of good over evil, repair broken relationships and also as a thanksgiving for a good harvest. It is well known around the world for the color powder throw on each other. Red, Blue, Yellow and Green are four major colors are used here. Each color represents different things such as red for love, blue is the color of Krishna, yellow is the color of turmeric and green symbolizes spring and new beginnings. This festival of love last for two days on the full moon day falling in-between the end of February and the middle of March month. The first day of the festival is known as Holika Dahan and the second day is known as Dhulandi.
Eid also known as Ramadan, is a famous Muslim festival of India. People do fasting during the month of Ramadan from dawn to dusk. This festival is celebrated during the ninth month of Islamic Calendar. It is believed that the Quran, the holy book Islam, was first revealed to Prophet Muhammad by Allah during the month of Ramadan and celebrating the month is the way to honor Prophet.
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