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Gudi Padwa Or Ugadi
Gudi Padwa or Ugadi This festival marks the beginning of New Year in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and parts of Karnataka.

This festival is known as Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra and Ugadi in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It has become a custom to hold Kavi Sammelans (Poetry recitals) ....
Mahashivratri Maha Shivratri or Maha Shivaratri (Night of Shiva) is a Hindu festival, celebrated all over the country with much pump and enthusiasm.

The festival usually falls every year on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha of the month of Maagha (as per ....
Pongal - Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
  In South Sankranti becomes Pongal. It is a celebration of the harvest, which is observed for three days in January. Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal and Mattu Pongal, are the three days of Pongal festivities on successive days. In certain parts cattle races still enliven the village ....
Khatu Shyamji Fair
Khatu Shyamji Fair Rajasthan has rich culture and tradition due to diverse religions and ethncity in the country. The dance, music and art forms are fascinating & mesmerising. Indian fairs are characterized by verve, horde and resplendence and so as the Khatu Shyamji fair of Rajasthan. ....
Gangaur Festival
Gangaur Festival The beautiful and usually calm desert land of Rajasthan has a rich plethora of celebrations. The Festivals and fairs, music and dances, gives a hint of creativity.

Thus Rajasthan is culturally active or fertile basin and many festivals and fairs are held here. The ....
Nag Panchami
Nag Panchami
Hinduism as a religion is many-sided yet bound by a common search for Truth and to Hindus it means a way of life and a fellowship of faiths. With the advent of the Aryans, it originated as a simple form of worship of the forces of Nature, drawing in its system action in ....
Bohag Bihu
Bohag Bihu Bihu or Bohag Bihu is the biggest festival of the people of Assam. It is a festival that transcends all religious and class barriers bringing people together in a free and uninhabited manner. The Assamese observe not one but three Bihus.

Bohag Bihu, which is celebrated ....
Elephant Festival
Elephant Festival Elephants are regarded precious and majestic since “puranic” era. The supremacy of Elephant is also well illustrated in the Hindu Mythology. According to legends, at the time of ‘Samudra Manthan’ when demon and Gods were busy in “churning the ....
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