Major Festivals and Festivals of India

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India is a country whose culture is different from everyone else. Here the festivals and festivals of all religions are followed with joy and gaiety, not just one religion.

The people here believe that many Indian festivals come in the year and all the festivals have different meanings, in such a way that following them together gives more happiness in it.

This is the speciality of our India, you see unity even in the differences here, that is why this country is far above all other countries. So if you also want to be a part of this ancient culture and religion of our India, then you have to first know about all the major festivals and festivals followed here.

It will be my endeavour through today’s article that how can I introduce you to all the major festivals and festivals of India. I hope you will definitely like this effort of mine.

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Major Festivals and Festivals of India

So then let’s start and know about all the Indian festivals that too month wise.

Indian Festivals of January

This is the first month of the new year. January is named after the Roman god Janus.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (National Youth Day)12th January
Lohri (Sikh)13th January
Makar Sakranti (Hindu)14th January
Pongal (Hindu)14th – 17th January
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti23rd January
Republic Day26th January

Indian Festivals of February

This is the second month of the new year. In the Southern Hemisphere, February is the third and last month of the meteorological season.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Valentine’s Day (Christian)14th February
Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja (Hindu)16th February
Hazarat Ali’s Birthday (Muslim)25th February

Indian Festivals of March

This is the third month of the new year. Arc may be named after the Roman god of war but it is actually one of the happiest months of the calendar.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Maha Shivratri (Hindu)11th March
Ramakrishna Jayanti (Hindu)15th March
Shaheed Diwas (Martyrs’ Day)23th March
Holika Dahan- Holi (Hindu)28th to 29th March
Shivaji Jayanti (Hindu)31st March

Indian Festivals of April

This is the fourth month of the new year. It is believed that April is the month of the growing season and when the trees and flowers begin to “open”.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Good Friday (Christian)2nd April
Easter (Christian)4th April
Gudi Padwa (Hindu)13th April
Baisakhi (Sikh)14th April
Ambedkar Jayanti (Hindu)14th April
Rama Navami (Hindu)21 st  April
Mahavir Jayanti (Jain)25th April
Hanuman Jayanti (Hindu)27th April

Indian Festivals of May

This is the fifth month of the new year. The merry month of May celebrates spring in full swing, and boasts many seasonal, food and pop culture days.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Vallabacharya Jayanti (Hindu)7th May
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti (Hindu)7th May
Mother’s Day9th May
Ramadan (Muslim)13th May
Ramzan Id/ Eid-ul-Fitr (Muslim)14th May
Akshaya Tritiya (Hindu)14th May
Shankaracharya Jayanti (Hindu)17th May
Surdas Jayanti (Hindu)17th May
Buddha Purnima (Buddhist)26th May

Indian Festivals of June

This is the sixth month of the new year. The month is named after the Roman goddess Juno, the goddess of marriage and the wife of the supreme god Jupiter.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Maharana Pratap Jayanti (Hindu)13th June
Father’s Day20th June
Kabirdas Jayanti (Hindu)24th June

Indian Festivals of July

This is the seventh month of the new year. July seems to be a month dedicated to freedom, independence, and celebrations of country and culture.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Rath Yatra (Hindu)12th July
Eid al-Adha (Muslim)20th July
Bakrid (Muslim)20th July
Idu’l Zuha (Muslim)21 st  July
Guru Purnima (Hindu)24th July

Indian Festivals of August

This is the eighth month of the new year. Sunlight increases our serotonin levels, which makes us happy. In August, the sun is always out!

Festival NameWhen is the date
Friendship Dayst August
Hariyali Teej (Hindu)11th August
Nag Panchami (Hindu)13th August
Independence Day15 th  August
Muharram (Muslim)19th August
Onam (Hindu)21 st  August
Raksha Bandhan (Hindu)22 nd  August
Kajari Teej (Hindu)25th August
Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu)30th August

Indian Festivals of September

This is the ninth month of the new year. As the ninth month of the year, September marks the beginning of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Teacher’s Day5th September
Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)10th September
Hindi Diwas14th September
Visvesvaraya Jayanti (Hindu)15th September
Anant Chaturdasi (Hindu)19th September

Indian Festivals of October

This is the tenth month of the new year. In this month also you will get the opportunity to observe many festivals and festivals. Here, for the ease of you people, I will provide information about all the major festivals and festivals that you can follow this month with great enthusiasm.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Gandhi Jayanti2nd October
Maharaj Agrasen Jayanti (Hindu)7th October
Durga Puja-Ashtami ( Navratri ) (Hindu)13th October
Dussehra (Hindu)15th October
Milad un-Nabi (Muslim)19th October
Valmiki Jayanti (Hindu)20th October
Karwa Chauth (Hindu)24th October
Halloween (Christian)31st October

Indian Festivals of November

This is the eleventh month of the new year. This is the last month of the autumn season. November in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to May in the Southern Hemisphere.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Dhanteras (Hindu)nd  November
Diwali/ Lakshmi Puja (Hindu)4th November
Narak Chaturdasi (Hindu)4th November
Govardhan Puja (Hindu)5th November
Bhai Dooj (Hindu)6th November
Chhath Puja (Hindu)10th November
Children’s Day (Children’s Day)14th November
Guru Nanak Jayanti (Sikh)19th November
Thanksgiving Day (Christian)25th November

Indian Festivals of December

This is the twelfth month of the new year. Families gather this month. Throughout the month, charity and peace encompass our thoughts and actions.

Festival NameWhen is the date
Christmas (Christian)25th  December

With which state is the “Sarhul” festival-related?

The Sarhul festival is related to the state of Jharkhand.

Onam is the main festival of which state?

Onam is the main festival of the state of Kerala.

Pongal is the main festival of which state?

Pongal is the main festival of Tamil Nadu state.

Where is the “Baba Gariyapuja” festival celebrated?

Baba Gariya Puja festival is celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh.

Whose festival is “Pupeti”?

Papeti is a festival of the Parsi sect.

The social festival “Nuakhai” is related to which state of India?

The social festival Nuakhai is related to the state of Odisha, India.

What did you learn today?

These were all those festivals and festivals that we Indians celebrate throughout the year. I have tried my best to make Indian festivals and festivals of all religions a part of this list. If someone missed this mistake, then please do comment about it.

I hope this effort of mine will be liked by the major festivals of India. How do you like it please tell us your opinion? For such information, keep reading our blog and if possible share it with others.

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