859 words festival of Diwali in London. The festival of Diwali is known as the festival of Lights, and, is a festival peculiar to India and Indians.
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The great diversity of Indian religious beliefs and the varied cultural traditions of different States are very interesting. This is seen in the festival of Pongal. Pongal is celebrated all over the South as Makar Sankranti.
Onam is one of the most significant harvest festivals of Kerala and is an attraction for thousands of people outside and within the State.
Ganesha is famous for being a trickster and for his sense of humour. He is equally famous for his wisdom. He is the son of Shiva (Destroyer in the Hindu Holy Trinity of Creator-Preserver-Destroyer) and Parvati Shiva’s consort.
The main puja starts from Shasthi. This is the sixth day after the new moon. On Saptami, the image of the goddess is infused with life through a process called Bodhon.
People in Orissa are religious. They accept Lord Jagannath as their racial Lord. So they celebrate all the festivals concerning him. Car festival in an important festival concerning Lord Jagannath. So this is a very important festival for the Oriyas.
The Muharram is -a sacred festival of the Muslims. It is observed to celebrate the death of Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mahammad. Hasan and Hussain, as the two grand-sons of Prophet Mahammad, Inherited his property.
India is a multicultural land where various languages are spoken, may religious and customs observed, and may festivals are celebrated.
For the people of Kerala, Onam brings in a period of festivities. These festivities that begin in the month of Shravan, corresponding to August or September, every year, last for 15 days.
Deepavali is a festival of lights. Diwali is a corrupt form of Deepavali. Deepavali means row of lights. It is a symbol of victory of light over darkness. People celebrate Deepavali as they have come to light out of darkness.