Upcoming Festivals to get you closer with your family & friends!
India is known for its lovely and religious people, culture and festivals in the World! Indian festivals are the best one in the world! They make you feel relaxed, joyful and give a lot of happiness. Festivals give the reasons to be with family and loved once for those who are living apart from their family!
India has a wide range of religions like Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Jain, Christian, and much more. So friends especially those who are staying away from their family, it’s time to get back to HOME to your family.
Every festival has its own story and importance in human life. Here are the top reasons why you should come back to home to your family. Have a look at upcoming festivals of Indian Calendar.
Rakhi / Raksha Bandhan
RAKHI / RAKSHA BANDHAN – “Bond of Protection” a Hindu festival celebrated in almost all part of the country along with Nepal with joy and happiness. This celebration strengthens the bond of Brother & Sister. I bet you must be missing your brother or sister by just reading this lines. What are you waiting for? Just go and pack your bags and meet your brother or sister whom you are missing! And brothers don’t forget to take gifts for your lovely sisters!
One of the most awaited Hindu festival not only in India but in many countries of the world! It’s the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. People celebrate this holy day and festival by breaking Dahi-handi which is tied up in the sky over 20 feet from the ground approx. Usually, people do fasting on the day till the birth time of Krishna. The next day they celebrate the day with traditional sweets.
Ganesh Utsav / Ganeshotsav
Ganeshotsav is a ten day festival of Hindu community. It ends after 11 days of celebration containing prayers, different social messages spread, awareness, joy and much more. People worship Lord Ganesha for 11 days and at the last day known as “Visarjan”- they do the visarjan of Idol of Ganesha.
“Sacrifice Feast” – Bakraid or Eid- Al – Adha is the holier festival of Muslim community and it been celebrated in an entire world together. It’s a two-day celebration start from the evening of the first day and ends on the late night of the second day. Muslims celebrate this occasion by sacrificing a Goat or “Bakri” to the God. It is a festival that many Muslims celebrate with special prayers, greetings, and gifts.
Navratri is nine days Hindu Festival celebrated worldwide especially by people of Gujarat. Actually, there are four seasons of Navratri during the year. But this one is celebrated by all in a different way. The people of Gujarat celebrate the festival by playing Garba and Dandiya for nine nights long. In the eastern and northeastern states of India, the Durga Puja is synonymous with Navratri, wherein goddess Durga battles and emerges victorious over the buffalo demon to help restore Dharma.
So guys, here are the upcoming festivals which want to memorize you the memory of your childhood, when you were celebrating these festivals with your family and your friends. Let’s book the ticket and pack the bags, and have a way to your family during the festive season.