Most Important Indian Festivals


Hindu people of India are more familiar with the festive atmosphere of India. Hindu religious people, in particular, celebrate festivals in their social events (such as weddings) and religious events. In addition, Muslims mainly observe two festivals. Buddhists, Christians, indigenous people also celebrate their festivals. There may be people of different religions, but the religious people mentioned above are more numerous. But in different regions of India, people celebrate their festivals in different ways.

Hindu Festivals are also celebrated –

Durga Puja

Durga Puja is a festival celebrating the worship of the Hindu goddess Durga. Puja is prevalent throughout Hindu society. However, it is one of the most important religious and social festivals in Bengali Hindu society.


Kali Puja or Shyama Puja is a Hindu festival that focuses on the worship of the Hindu Goddess Kali. It is one of the religious and social festivals of the Hindus.

Worship of Shiva

Shiva is one of the Trimurti. Shiva is the Maheshwara of Brahma-Vishnu-Maheswara. Shiva symbolizes destruction.

Chariot trip

The Rath Yatra or Rat Dwitiya is celebrated in the Indian state of Orissa and West Bengal with special enthusiasm.

Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is a Hindu festival. On this occasion, devout Hindus came to perform the pilgrimage. Worship of Lakshmi: Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, spiritual wealth, good fortune, and beauty. He is the wife of Vishnu. Saraswati Puja Saraswati Puja is one of the major Hindu festivals celebrating the worship of Saraswati, the goddess of Hindu learning and music.


The annual worship and celebration of Ganesh IV or Ganesh festival, the Hindu deity Ganesh. People of India celebrate different festivals.

Besides, the Muslim Festival is-

Eid Fitr

Eid Fitr

Eid Fitr is the second largest religious festival of Muslims. Muslims celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr after the one-month fast. They enjoy Eid in their new clothes. They celebrate their delightful atmosphere with good food and colored wear.

Eidur Azha

Eidur Azha is the largest religious festival of Muslims. During this time, there is joy in everyone, from small to big. Shopping is always crowded in the shops. Everyone enjoys the Eid Amaze in the new dress. People are busy buying animal sacrifices. That’s how they celebrate it.

Buddhist festivals are taking place –

Buddha Jayanti

Purnima or Buddha Purnima is the most important festival for the Buddhist community.


The New Year’s celebration of the Buddhist community is known as Loser. Before the first day of the new year, LOSA is celebrated for the last seven days of the old year.


This festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the Buddhist seventh lunar month.

Made, Hermes Festival

Buddhist priest Padmasambhava was celebrated on the eve of Ladakh’s Hemis monastery. Not only in Ladakh but the festival is also celebrated in almost all of India’s monasteries.

Christian Festivals are

Birth of Jesus Christ

The greatest celebration for all Christians is to celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ or to celebrate Christmas.

Holy Week or Holy Week

The Christian community celebrates Holy Week or Holy Week to commemorate the last week of Jesus Christ’s life.

Maundy Thursday

In the last week of life, Lord Jesus participated in this Last Supper this Thursday.

Good Friday

This is a sad day for the Christian community. On this day the Lord Jesus was crucified. Fasting is celebrated these days.

Easter Sunday

One Sunday after Good Friday is celebrated as ‘Easter’.

Tribal festivals are taking place –

Tusu, Karam and Hunting Festival

The Tusu festival or Capricorn festival is called the national festival of the Manbhum region.

Java Karam and Sarhul

On the eleventh month of the month, sometimes another festival like ‘Jawa Karam’ is held before the full moon of Arragyana or the banana festival of cereals before the ‘Sahara’ festival.

Bandana and Bhagta Feast

The festival of Bandana is celebrated for five days around the new month of Kartik.

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Festivals of Orao and Banda

This seemingly strange festival is held once every twelve years.

Naga Festival

At least sixteen major communities of the Naga tribe living in the state of Nagaland – Angami, Ao, Chakesang, Koniak, Kuki, Kachari, Sumi, Chang, Lotha, Pauri, Tangul.

Meghalaya Festival

Wangla Festival of the Garo community of Meghalaya.

Sikkim Festival

This festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the seventh month of the Buddhist calendar.

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