Indian Festivals

Kalpathy Chariot Festival 2016

It is festival season at Kalpathi. The annual chariot festival (ratholsavam) at the Sree Viswanatha Swamy Temple attracts tens of thousands of devotees and [...]

Your guide to Pushkar Camel Fair 2016

The Annual Pushkar Fair has everything you can expect from a traditional Indian festival. It is colorful, vibrant, chaotic and astonishing. The biggest [...]

Popular Diwali Legends

This year, Diwali, the mother of all Hindu festivals, will be celebrated on October 29. Diwali is a five day festival celebrated in the month of October or [...]

Best places to celebrate Navratri / Dussehra in India

If you are interested in Indian culture or Indian festivals, Navratri is the best time to visit India. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Gujarat to West Bengal, [...]

Kullu Dussehra | Best Dussehra celebration in the country

Kullu Dussehra celebrated in the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh is famous all over the world. Kullu is known as the Valley of the Gods. Kullu Dussehra [...]

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 [...]

Ras Garba and Dandiya | Navratri Celebrations in Gujarat

In Gujarat, Navratri is a circle of ecstasy. While this festival is celebrated all over India with great religious fervor, for Gujaratis, it is much more than [...]

Mysore Dasara | Navaratri celebrations in Karnataka

In Karnataka Navaratri is celebrated as Dasara. It is the most important festival celebrated in the state. Actually, Dasara is the state festival of Karnataka. [...]

Bommai Kolu / Bomma Golu | Navaratri celebrations in Tamil Nadu

In Tamil Nadu Navratri is celebrated in a unique way. The festival is celebrated for ten days and three days are dedicated to the worship of each of the three [...]

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 [...]