Religious Festivals

Religious Festivals Experience the divine atmosphere during most widely celebrated festivals of different religions in the world. A religious festival is a time of special importance marked by adherents to that religion. On this day, all the people commemorate the preachings of various saints who have described the path towards salvation, eternal peace and satisfaction. Get detailed information on beliefs and customs performed during popular religious celebrations worldwide like religious festivals of India and Japenese religious festivals. Explore the beliefs and customs performed during celebrations of different religious festivals.

Bhai Dooj
Month: October/November
Place: India
Attractions: Tilak on Brother's Forehead, Exchange of Gifts, Puja.
Month: December
Place: Worldwide
Attractions: Christmas Tree, Parties, Exchange of Gifts, Santa Claus, Prayers in Churches.
Month: October/November
Place: India
Attractions: Firecrackers, Lighting on all Streets, Homes, Offices etc, Puja of Goddess Lakshmi, Lighting of Diyas, Exchange of Gifts.
Durbar Festival
Month: Between Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha
Place: Nigeria
Attractions: Showcase of horsemanship, Parades, Battle of Horses.
Durga Puja
Month: October/November
Place: West Bengal, India
Attractions: Singing, Dancing, Sweets, Traditional Customs, Worship of Goddess Durga, Huge idols of Durga
Esala Perahera
Month: July/August
Place: Kandy, Sri Lanka
Attractions: Decorated Elephants, Elegant Costumes, Fire Dances, Processions.
Month: March
Place: India
Attractions: Colors, Bhaang (Festival Drink), Holika Dahan, Puja.
Month: September
Place: India
Attractions: Rasleela, Jhankia (Act Shows), Traditional Customs, Lights, Sweets.
Karwa Chauth
Month: October/November
Place: India
Attractions: One Day Fast of Married Womens, Symbol of Wife's Love, Gifts, Mehendi on Womens Hand, Puja of Husbands.
Month: February
Place: India
Attractions: Shivaratri Fast, All Night Worship of Lord Shiva, Drinking Thandai.
Maslenitsa Festival
Month: March
Place: Russia
Attractions: Fast of Meat, Last Week for permitted for Milk, Cheese and other dairy products, Lady Maslenitsa, Snowball Fights, Sledding etc.
Raksha Bandhan
Month: August/September
Place: India
Attractions: Sisters tying Rakhi on Brother's wrist, Exchanfe of Gifts, Sweets, Colorful Rakhis, Traditional Customs.
Sanja Matsuri
Month: May
Place: Tokyo, Japan
Attractions: Parades, Shopping, Traditional Music and Dancing
Greenbelt Festival
Month: August
Place: England
Attractions: Arts, Faith & Justice celebrations, Music concerts

Balloon FestivalsBalloon Festivals
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Gay FestivalGay / Lesbian Festival
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Teej Festival  |  Christmas  |  Bhai Dooj  |  New Year  |  Lohri  |  Janmashtami  |  All Festivals  |  Symphony of Fire  |  Aalborg Carnival  |  White Nights Festival
Mardi Gras  |  Burning Man  |  Seville Feria de Abril  |  Onam  |  Guca Trumpet Festival  |  Panafest  |  Bonn Om Tuk  |  Day of the Dead | Yoga Day Celebration | Bihu Festival
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