Festivals in India
India is a land of multiple religions where diverse culture and traditions are responsible of various festivals and celebrations around the year. India is best known around the globe for its unique diversified cultural spirit which can be seen during the festival days. Although there are many common festivals which are celebrated in the whole country as National holidays but there are twenty eight states and seven union territories in the country which have their own kind of traditions and customs according to the regions also. These regions have their specific local festivals depending on the relevant religions and linguistic demographics.
India is one of the fascinating lands of festival. Each festival in India is marked with a deep philosophical implication which presents an unmatched diction to the splendor of that particular carnival. Like other months September to open up its basket of varied festivals celebrated all over the country. To name few, the month marks the birth anniversaries of Hindu deities as Janmasthmi for Lord Krishna, Ganesh Chaturthi for lord Ganesha, Radha asthma for Radha along with these all some festivals marks the end of holy month of fasting like Paryushan Parv in Jainism, Id ul fitr in Islam while keralites celebrate their harvest in Onam.
September corresponds to Hindu months of Bhadrapad and Ashwin. Period of first fifteen days of Ashwin month is referred as Pitr paksh in Hinduism which is dedicated to the Sraddha of departed souls in the family who had met eternity on that particular day/tithi. Apart from all above September also celebrated few important days like Teachers Day, Engineer’s Day, World Ozone Day.