Indian Festivals celebrated by varied cultures and through their special rituals add to the colours of Indian Heritage. Some festivals welcome the seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon. Others celebrate religious occasions, the birthdays of divine beings, saints, and gurus (revered teachers), or the advent of the New Year. A number of these festivals are common to most parts of India. However, they may be called by different names in various parts of the country or may be celebrated in a different fashion. In India, every region and every religion has something to celebrate. The festivals reflect the vigour and lifestyle of its people. Vibrant colours, music and festivity make the country come alive throughout the year... Read More
India is a fascinating land of festivals where each festival is marked with a deep philosophical implication and presents an unmatched diction to the splendor of that particular carnival. May brings you many important events and occasions to celebrate with your loved ones.
The month of May kick starts with the Labor Day and continues to celebrate the other important days like World Laughter Day , Technology Day and International Nurse Day , World Communication Day , Anti-Terrorism Day and many more.
Most of the important festivals of India don’t fall in the month of May. But, there is one very important festival called Akshaya Tritiya also known as Akha Teej, which is associated to buying gold and making other huge investments. Akshaya Tritiya is also referred as a golden day of eternal success because the Golden Age or the first of the four Yugas, Satya yug is believed to have begun on this day.
May has also given us some great personalities, whose birthday we celebrate till date. Like, Ravindra Nath Tagore Jayanti, Saint Surdas Jayanti, Sri Narsingh Jayanti and Narad Jayanti.
Another important day falling in this month is the Mother’s Day, which is catching in the country very fast. Mother’s Day is no less than any other festival celebrated in India. Every year, the second Sunday of May is dedicated to all the Mothers. It is a day to pamper them and make them feel special.