Category Archives: Festivals in India

Discover different types of festivals in India. Find corresponding food and sweets made during these festivals in the Food section.

Ganesh Chaturthi

When : 4th day of Hindu calender month Bhadrapad shukla-paksha(August-September) How many days : 10 Where : All parts of India specially in Maharashtra Ganesh Chaturthi is the celebration of the birth of Lord Ganesha, one of the most important Gods of … Continue reading

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Dussehra

When: Hindu month Ashvin (September-October) How many days : 1 to 9 depending on the region Where : All parts of India Whenever we think of India we think of a land of festivals. Every festival in India represents the … Continue reading

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Raksha Bandhan

When : Full moon day of Hindu month Shravan (August) How many days : 1 Where in India : Northern part of India Raksha Bandhan meaning the bond of protection or Rakhi is a festival primarily observed in Northern India, which … Continue reading

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Diwali – Festival of Lights

When : 15th day of Hindu calender month Kartik (October/November) How many days : 5 Where in India : all over India Diwali is popularly known as the “Festival of Lights,” the most significant spiritual meaning is “the awareness of … Continue reading

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Holi – Festival of Colors

When : Full moon of the hindu calender month Phaguna (March/April) How many days : 2 Which part of India : All over India Nothing says spring is in the air like “Holi,” or the festival of colors, does for … Continue reading

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Makar Sankranti Or Pongal

Makar Sankranti (Festival of Kites) marks the transition of the Sun and is always celebrated on January 14, which happens to coincide with Pongal. It marks the beginning of the gradual increase in the length of the day. Also the … Continue reading

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