Upcoming Indian festivals Guide

India is a country that is not only rich in culture but also has a vast array of societies. These societies range from diverse backgrounds and religious beliefs. All of these make India a nation that celebrates great many festivals.

Right from the start of the year to the whole 365 days followed, Indian people celebrate a lot of festivals. Almost 75% of the year 2022 has passed and we already celebrated festivals like Holi, Rakshabandhan, Janamashtami etc. This blog is all about the festivals that are going to come in the next 3 months, before we can wrap up the year 2022.

Here is a list of the upcoming Indian Festivals, compiled just for you so that you can make plans for these festivals well in advance.

 

 

 

13th October Karwa Chauth

Karwa Chauth is one of India's most celebrated Hindu community festivals. The celebration honors the pious relationship that exists between husband and wife. On this day, wives fast for the entire day to demonstrate their devotion to their husband. And they only break the fast by sipping water from their husband's hand after viewing the Moon at night. As a matter of fact this tradition is being followed in the western countries where the zest of this festival is same but you can surely see women wearing classy outfits during this special day. 

 

 

23rd October Diwali

Diwali is undoubtedly the biggest festival of India both in terms of significance and the days it is celebrated for. Diwali is a 5 days festival that is started by Dhanteras and ends with Bhaidooj. The pan-Indian celebration known for lighting up our lives, is today joyfully celebrated globally. The festival, which sends a powerful message of good triumphing over evil, is celebrated throughout the country. Women celebrate the festival of lights by starting the day with an auspicious pooja and ending it with traditional women outfits, sweets, and bright Diyas. The homes are adorned with electric light garlands and colourful rangolis. Through the Diwali holiday, ignite the light of brotherhood and goodness inside you. As the inclusion of technology, one more tradition has build up where people do shopping just before Diwali, where men buy gadgets and ladies purchase dresses for women.

26th October Bhai Dooj

The celebration of 'Bhai Dooj' is similar to the Raksha Bandhan occasion. The sisters invite the brothers to a magnificent lunch. The event represents a brother's commitment to protect his sister from harm, while the sister prays for her brother's well-being.

 

 

 

28th October Chhath Pooja

Chhath is an ancient Hindu festival that originated in southern Nepal and eastern India, notably the Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and Jharkhand, as well as Madhesh in Nepal. During Chhath puja, prayers are offered to Surya, the solar deity, to express thanks and thankfulness for imparting the bounties of life on earth and to request that wishes be granted.

 

8th November Guru Nanak Jayanti

In Sikhism, Guru Nanak Jayanti is a popular sacred festival. It commemorates the birth of the first Sikh Guru as well as the Sindhi community. Guru Nanak Jayanti is a three-day festival that is joyfully celebrated. In Gurudwaras, the Akhand Path is organised. The Akhand Path is a tradition in which the Sikh community's holy text is read constantly for 48 hours. On the eve of this important occasion, a procession will be led by Panj Pyaras.

 

25th December Christmas

Christmas, often known as the "Feast-day of Christ," is celebrated every year on December 25. Jesus Christ's birthday is celebrated on this day.

This event is celebrated as a religious holiday and a time of celebration by Christians all around the world. Non-Christians also celebrate it as a seasonal festival. On this day, all schools, colleges, universities, offices, and other government and non-governmental organisations are closed. It is a popular belief in Children that Santa will give gifts to them, parents provide gifts to their children so as to make them happy and keep the tradition going on. If you are a man and want to gift something to your lady on Christmas, here is a women collection of clothing for you and her. 

 

 

October 17, 2022 — Rohan Jangra