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Festivals of India

Festivals of India

Festivals are celebration of life, it brings Peace & Joy to the masses as it breaks the monotony of life. Being a Highly Spiritual country, Festivals are at the heart of people's lives in India. The numerous and varied festivals that are held throughout the year offer a unique way of seeing Indian culture at its best.

India is well known all over the world as a country of Cultural and Traditional festivals as it has many cultures and religions. One can enjoy the festival celebration in India every month. As it is a secular country full of diversity in the Religions, Languages, Cultures and Castes, it is always crowded with the people involved in the fairs and festivals celebration. Each and every festival is celebrated uniquely in different ways according to the rituals, beliefs and its significant history behind. Indian origin people in the abroad also celebrate their cultural festival with the immense passion.

January
14

Saturday

Makarsankranti / Pongal
February
01 February Vasant Panchmi
24 Friday Maha Shivratri
March
13 Monday Holi
28 Tuesday Gudi Padva
April
05 Wednesday Ram Navami
11 Tuesday Hanuman Jayanti
14 Friday Baisakhi, Vishu
28 Friday Akshay Tritiya
May
25 Thursday Vat Savitri Puja
25 Thursday Shani Jayanti
June
25 Sunday Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra
July
09 Sunday Guru Purnima
10 Monday Shravan Month
23 Sunday Hariyali Amavasya
26 Wednesday Hariyali Teej
27 Thursday Naag Panchmi
August
07 Monday Raksha Bandhan
14 Monday Krishna Janmashtami
25 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi
September
04 Monday Onam
05 Tuesday Ganesh Visarjan
06 Wednesday Pitru Paksh begins /
Pratipada Shraddh
19 Tuesday Sarva Pitru Amavasya
21 Thursday Navratri Begins
28 Thursday Durga Ashtami
30 Saturday Dussehra
October
05 Thursday Sharad Purnima
08 Sunday Karwa Chauth
17 Tuesday Dhanteras
18 Wednesday Kaali Chaudash
19 Thursday Diwali
21 Saturday Bhai Dooj
26 Thursday Chhath Puja
November
01 Wednesday Tulsi Vivah
04 Saturday Kartik Purnima