Category: Indian Festivals

Rann Utsav 2015 – 2016

Kutch is the cradle of creativity. It is the largest district in the state of Gujarat. Actually, no other district in any other Indian state is larger than Kutch. Kutch has a unique topography....

Mumbai festivals: Ganesh Chathurthi

This is Mumbai’s biggest festival. Ganesh Chaturthi (also called Vinayaka Chaturthi) falls in August or September. It is celebrated in honor of Ganesh, the elephant headed god. This is a 10-day festival. During this...

Mumbai festivals: Dahi Handi

This festival celebrates the birthday of India’s favorite butter thief – Krishna. Dahi Handi (dahi means curd and handy means clay pot) is celebrated in August or September. While Janmashtami or Srikrishna Jayanti (birthday...