Category: Indian Festivals

Navratri celebrations in Maharashtra

Navratri celebrations in Maharashtra are extremely personal and spiritual. They observe a special ritual called Ghatasthapana on the first day of Navaratri. A small bed of mud is prepared in a container. In the...

Navarathri celebrations in Kerala

Navarathri (nine nights) celebrations in Kerala are unique in many ways. Here the focus is on learning new skills. In Kerala, the festival is celebrated for ten days. In 2016, it will be celebrated...

Pulikali 2016

They come in hundreds wearing bright paints all over their body, dance through the streets and entertain the thousands watching from either side of the road. Pulikali, a folk dance form, has been an...

Popular Navratri Legends

Navratri is a Hindu festival celebrated all over India. That is exactly what makes it so special. The entire nation plunges into a spiritual mood during these nine days. Navratri means nine nights. Keep...