hindu holidays

Holi is the day people throw colored powder and liquids at each other in celebration.
The monthlong, Hindu Swasthani Brata Katha festival began on January 5, 2015 in Nepal, drawing devotees to the Salinadi River
During Navratri, many Hindus in Gujarat and elsewhere wear colorful costumes and perform a special type of vigorous dance
NEW DELHI, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a strict religious fast during his maiden
August 29 marked the beginning of the 2014 Ganesh Chaturthi festival, a Hindu holiday that honors Lord Ganesh, the god of
Prior to the festival, skilled artisans prepare clay models of Lord Ganesh. Devotees often clean their houses to prepare
Hanuman Jayanti is a Hindu holiday that celebrates the the birth of the monkey god Hanuman, a loyal devotee to Lord Rama
The Festival of Colors, known as Holi, is now celebrated across American cities and towns from Boston to Los Angeles, from Salt Lake City to Houston. While the festival originates in the religious tradition of Hinduism, all parts of society are welcomed regardless of spiritual affiliation.
Stamps commemorating major religious holidays exist for Christmas, Hanukkah and Eid. However, one for Diwali, which is happening now, has yet to come to fruition.
In a world where patriarchal norms and xenophobic platforms hold sway, one can celebrate the nine shining days of Navratri, when Durga holds her own with Rambo, Lakshmi blesses books on the Big Bang Theory and Saraswati encourages you to play one more tune, learn one more dance.
Each year, India comes alive for a month filled with Hindu festivals, rituals and celebration. It's the most auspicious time of the year!
Ramnavami celebrates the birth of Ram and falls on the 9th day of the bright fortnight of the month of Chaitra (March-April). Ram is the 7th incarnation of the Dashavatara of Vishnu.
Hindu festivals are communal celebrations through which an aspect of the universal Truth is brought to life. The rituals are intended to strengthen bonds between and within families and communities.
For Hindus around the world, Holi is a boisterous holy day, celebrated by playfully throwing colored powder and water on friends and family.
Holi 2016: March 23, 24 Holi 2013: March 27, 28 Holi 2015: March 6, 7 Holi 2012: March 8,9 Holi 2019: March 21, 22 Holi 2017
Maha Shivaratri is celebrated every year on the 13th night and 14th day in the Krishna Paksha (waning moon) of the month of Magha or Phalguna (February-March) in the Hindu Calendar.
Vasant Panchami is celebrated every year on the 5th day or 'Panchami' of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Magha. "Vasant" heralds the beginning of spring.