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 It is the festival of lights. Symbolized victory over evil. Lamps are lit for hope for mankind, new  beginning and pos...
Makar Sankranti           (kite FeStival) Mid-Winter Hindu festival Festival is celebrated by taking dips in the  Ganges...
HOli Celebrated on the day after the full moon in  early M arch Festival to celebrate good harvest Spring festival Als...
rakSHa BanDHan Raksha = protection Bandhan = lasting bond celebrates the relationship between brothers  and sisters Th...
GaneSH                  GaneSH                 CHatUrtHi                 CHatUrtHi Annual festival in honor of Ganesh    ...
tHank YOU      Ritika Jain        X–D          30
Indian Festivals
Indian Festivals
Indian Festivals
Indian Festivals
Indian Festivals
Indian Festivals
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Indian Festivals

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Indian Festivals

  1. 1.  It is the festival of lights. Symbolized victory over evil. Lamps are lit for hope for mankind, new beginning and positive qualities one should have. It was celebrated when Lord Rama returned from his 14 years Vanvaas.
  2. 2. Makar Sankranti (kite FeStival) Mid-Winter Hindu festival Festival is celebrated by taking dips in the Ganges River. Dip is said to purify the self. Celebrated for 3 days and is more of a cultural festival.
  3. 3. HOli Celebrated on the day after the full moon in early M arch Festival to celebrate good harvest Spring festival Also called the “F estival of Colors” Day one = bonfire is lit at night Day two = people go around and throw colored powder and water at each other E with a feasts at a friends house in the nd evening
  4. 4. rakSHa BanDHan Raksha = protection Bandhan = lasting bond celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters Thread-tying ceremony (rakhi) sister recognizes the bond between them brother vows to look after her Feed each other sweets
  5. 5. GaneSH GaneSH CHatUrtHi CHatUrtHi Annual festival in honor of Ganesh  Elephant headed deity  Remover of obstacles celebrated for ten days Day 1 = idol placed on platform and decorated F ten days Ganesh is worshipped or Ends when the idol of Ganesh is immersed into the most convenient body of water M popular in M ost umbai
  6. 6. tHank YOU Ritika Jain X–D 30

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