askquestions askquestions askquestions
Consultant,Guide and Freind
.a . . . . . . . . . . .

Festivals of  India -> Why do we perform them

Makar Sankranti - Kite Festival in Gujarat and Lohri in North India

Falling on almost the same date every year, i.e. January 15, Makar Sankranti has different festivities associated with it. These are named as Lohri by North Indian Hindus and Sikhs and Uttarayan by Gujaratis.

Lohri- Celebration of Lohri marks the end of winter season. It is celebrated with the beating of Dhol, Nagadas, and singing of traditional Lohri songs. Children visit the neighbourhood asking for treats. The festival is full of life, and you can't afford to miss the North Indian's Lohri. Special celebrations take place in the houses of newborns and newlyweds.

Date: January 13, 2020

Harvest in Southern Part of India

"Thai Pongal" in its literal sense is the thanksgiving festival to the Sun God for the harvest. It is celebrated between 14 January and 17 January every year. Each day has different occasions to celebrate. The first day is celebrated as Bhogi when old possessions are discarded, and new ones are celebrated. The second day is the main event known as Thai Pongal followed by the third day's event, Maatu Pongal. Kaanum Pongal celebrated on the fourth day gives a happy ending to the festival.

Basant Panchami- Celebrating Saraswati

This Hindu Spring festival is either celebrated in January or February. The festival is dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Saraswati. Saraswati Puja takes place on a giant level in the states of

Ever witnessed a stampede of thousands of people? well, that's Kumbh Mela for you. Held once in every 3 years at Allahabad, Varanasi, Haridwar and Ujjain, the festival is one of the largest pilgrim gatherings around the world. Considered as the most spiritually enlightening festival in the world, Kumbh Mela is a venue of devotees taking a dip in the river to become holy. Although at certain places it's celebrated every 3 years, it's held once in 12 years at some places based on the Vikram Samvat calendar. The number of people that visited Maha Kumbh Mela has crossed 30 million a day over the past years.

The carnival kicks for 3-4 days and brings in a lot of entertainment. Many cultural groups are a part of the huge parade that takes place in Goa. Float parades take place in important urban areas such as Panjim, Margao, Vasco da Gama, and Mapusa. Goa soaks into festive love every year during the carnival time with mad music, colour, food, drinks, drums, and fun.

The festival of colours is the most amiable festival of the country. Holika Dahan takes place a night before Holi where all negatives are burnt in a bonfire. On the main day, people play with organic colours as they groove on the tunes of music. Gujiya, Mathri, and Thandai are the specialities of the festival. "Lath Maar Holi" is celebrated in the Bhaj region of Mathura. Women playfully beat their husbands' shields with sticks. In the South, offerings are made to Kamadeva, the Indian God of Love

The Vasant Chaitra Navaratri marks the beginning of New year according to Hindu Lunar Calendar. The celebration lasts for nine days. Gujarat hosts enigmatic celebrations in the form of fasting and its traditional folk dance, Garba. The first three days are dedicated to Maa Durga (goddess of energy), next three to Maa Lakshmi (goddess of wealth) and the last three to Maa Saraswati (Goddess of knowledge). The nine days of Navratri ends with Ram Navami.

             Call Us Now : 91-8369928203
Career / Business / Love / Marriage / Pregnancy / Education / Wealth:

Detail Reports Only Rs.799 each

Your Question :

Your Free question Worth Rs.199

Note :  Please provide all the details like DOB, POB, Birth Time and be precise , about what you want to Ask ?

Get Your Experts Analyse  your Kundli and Give you FULL Report . Privacy Guaranteed . Full Service Satisfaction


                     Read Daily, Weekly & Monthly Horoscope in your mail. Predictions  By our Expert Astrologers.

The Sun Signs Horoscope Interactive Free Reports Website Info
Aries Yearly Marriage Prediction Mangal Dosha Report About us
Taurus Weekly Share Market Prediction Shani Dasha Report Privacy Policy
Gemini Monthly Nakshatra Rahu Dasha Report Terms of Service
Cancer Daily Career Prediction Customer Satisfaction
Virgo Kundli Matching
Libra Tarot Help
Scorpio Numerology Customer Care
Sagittarius Contact

Copyright 2020 Astro Questions Pvt Ltd.