Indian Festivals

Everything you need to know about Durga Puja celebrations in 2016

Durga Puja, an important part of the Navratri festival, celebrates the Mother Goddess (Durga). She is the supreme deity for Hindus. Each god and goddess of the [...]

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. [...]

Navratri: How the Hindu festival Navratri is celebrated

Navratri (= nine nights) is the biggest Hindu festival. Yes, Diwali is important too, but there are at least a few Indian states where Diwali is not [...]

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 [...]

Thekkinkadu Maidan to host noiseless fireworks display in September 17, 2016

Thekkinkadu Maidan which plays host to the celebrated Thrissur Pooram festival will host another celebration on September 17. The noiseless digital fireworks [...]

Everything you need to know about Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10-day festival celebrated in August/September every year. While it is celebrated all over India, Maharashtra is the epicenter of the [...]

Top 6 Onam Celebrations in Kerala

Onam is the biggest festival of Kerala. While this is essentially a Hindu festival, it is now celebrated by people of all religions. The government also [...]

Your guide to the snake boat races of Kerala

Colorful Snake boat races are organized in South Kerala (especially Kottayam and Alappuzha districts) during the rainy season (June – September). What is a [...]

Celebrate Onam In Kerala

Onam is the biggest festival of Kerala. While it can be considered as a Hindu festival, it has acquired a secular nature over the years and now everyone [...]

Aanayoottu: A unique temple festival that involves the feeding of elephants

Would you like to feed an elephant with your hands? If so you have every reason to take part in the elephant feeding festival organized by the temples in [...]