Long married life
In North India – Ram lila is the main
attraction in northern India where the
festival is celebrated the victory of Ram
over the demon king Ravan. The festival is
celebrated the cities and villages with
much gusto. Huge effigies of Ravan and his
son and brother are set to fire. Enticing
firework and huge fair and feasts are
organized. It is also an important festival
for Sikhs. Some places like Delhi and
Punjab, Hindus and Sikhs celebrate the
• devoted to the worship of the
• Kumari, which signifies the girl
child, is worshipped on the first
day of the festival.
•Parvati,, is worshipped on the
•Goddess Kali is worshipped,
the fourth, fifth and sixth day of Navratri are dedicated to the worship of
Lakshmi - the goddess of prosperity and peace.
Goddess Saraswati is worshipped on the fifth day of Navratri. All the
books and other literature materials are gathered in one place and a
'diya' is lit in front of the deity.
The seventh day is Prayers
are offered Saraswati, the
goddess of art and
Ayudh pooja on 8th day.
And Durga 'yagna' is
performed on the eight
7th and 8th day
•Kanya puja is performed to worship nine young girls.
•Symbolize 9 forms of goddess Durga.
•Kargas of Madikeri
•Effigies are burnt