5 Hindu Festival You Should Know About

There is nothing very like a Hindu festival in India; overwhelming, they tend to get the attention of anybody that may even have a passing interest.  Delicious meals, chanting, bright colors and even throwing color sprays at passerbys have gotten the interest of the world.

Hinduism even brags the biggest assembling in mankind’s history, with more than 100 million in participation.

So with all that interest and intrigue, what are the most prominent Hindu festivals?

Maha Shivratri

Known as “the considerable night of Shiva“, this day denotes the marriage of the goddess Parvati and ruler Shiva. Customarily, brilliant apple leaves are left for Shiva at his statues or linghams while droning “om namah Shivaya“.


Possibly one of the greatest Hindu celebrations ever, this day (amongst August and September) observes Krishna’s introduction to the world.

It’s difficult to exaggerate the significance of Krishna in Hindu legend; all things considered, he has impacted endless ages. Krishna cherished cheddar and drain, so frequently indulgences are made with them as contributions.

The vast majority likewise remain up until the point that midnight droning, as Krishna was conceived at midnight.


The celebration of shading is very conceivable the most fun of the considerable number of celebrations in Hinduism. It praises the affection for Krishna and Radha and their everlasting bond.

Split into two days, the first is a devout and profound occasion, while the second is a wild free for all of tossing shading splash at each other in the lanes.

Numerous societies have taken to this, and Holi is commended even in Europe and parts of America.


The second greatest celebration of all, Diwali is the festival of light finished dimness. Houses put excellent lights everywhere on their windows and outside their homes.

For every day celebrated (there are 5), another custom is performed.

Diwali marks the arrival of Rama and his significant other to Ayodhya, where they were invited back with delightful flame lights.

Kumbh Mela

This is the Big one. Truth be told, this is the greatest celebration anyplace… perhaps even mankind’s history.

At regular intervals, Hindus everywhere throughout the world assemble to bathe in the hallowed waterway of the Ganges.

Anchorites to lay professionals show up, and also those from different religions. All are welcome… and it appears.

Around 100 million individuals show up, making an occasion so vast that it can be captured from space!


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