Festivals of India 2014 - 2015
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... Read More
Festivals in November 2014
November 2014 (Kartik / Marghsheesh):
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. Like other months, November opens its basket of varied important festivals which are celebrated unanimously all over the country.
The festivities of October continue in the month of November corresponding to the Hindu month of Kartik and Marghsheesh.
November is an important month for the Sikh community as they celebrate Guru Purab, the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
November also corresponds to the first month of Islamic calendar leading to the mourning of Muharram. It also holds special significance for children in the form of Children's Day which marks the birth anniversary of India's first Prime Minister - Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru. Another important festival celebrated in the north-east especially in Nagaland is the Hornbill Festival. Some of the other important regional festivals are Puri Beach Festival, Jhiri Mela, Thalfavang Kut and Ngada Festival
Explore and enjoy the panorama of Festivals / Fairs / Melas in the month of November.