Fairs and Festivals of India
The secret of Hinduism's successful survival can be traced to the imaginative and colourful celebration of its festivals by the people. These joyous occasions of festivals have a powerful impact on the faith and belief of the masses. These festivals and fairs have several ramifications in the social, economical, cultural and artistic spheres.
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auspicious day Baisakhi Baneshwar bath believed Bengal Bihar Bihu bonfire Brahma brother calendar called cele celebrated ceremony chanting chariot Chhath clothes coconut colourful cultural dance decorated deity demon devotees devotional songs Diwali dress Durga Puja Dussehra elephants fair is held fast feast festival flowers fortnight Ganesh Chaturthi Ganesha Ganga Gangasagar Gangaur Goddess Granth Guru harvest Hindu Hinduism holy dip idol India Indra Jagannath Jain Janmashtami Jayanti Kani Kartik Karva Chauth Kerala Khajuraho king known laddoos Lakshmi lamps Lohri Lord Ganesha Lord Krishna Lord Shiva Lord Vishnu Magh Mahavir Mahavji Makar Sankranti mango month moon Naag naivedyam nakshatra night offered Onam panchaang Panchami Parvati Pongal Pradesh prasad prayers prepared puja is performed PUSHKAR FAIR Rajasthan RAKSHA Rath Yatra religious rice ritual river sacred Saraswati Shri Krishna Shukla Sikhs Sonepur Surajkund sweets Tamil Nadu Tarnetar Teej temple tithi traditional Ugadi village women worship