Hindu Religious Festivals
Hinduwebsite.com, Essays On Hindu Festivals Find here the list of
essays on popular Hindu Festivals namely Diwali, Durga Puja, Ganesh
Chathurthi, Maha Shivarathri and Navarathri.
Dooj Information about the festival celebrations, its significance,
Hindu Festivals Brief history, significance, and traditions of the
Hindu New Year About how the Hindu new year is celebrated in different
parts of India and outside.
India Travelogue: Festivals of India A brief introduction to the
Karwa Chauth The origin, legends, and traditions of the festival.
Kumbha Mela Project 2001 Multimedia experience of the Kumbha Mela
to be held in Allahabad, India 2001.
Raksha Bandhan Information about Raksha bandhan including the legend
and importance of the festival.
Can a Christian Celebrate Diwali? Case study on whether a Hindu
convert to Christianity can continue celebrating Diwali by reinterpreting
Diwali in West Bengal Features the celebration of the five day festival
Festivals of Bharat - Deepavali Explains what the festival signifies
and what each day means. From Hindunet.org.
Indian Festivals: Diwali Very brief description of the festival.
More About Diwali Interesting and practical information about the
festival of lights in India.
The Story of Diwali Explains what the festival symbolizes, and how
it is observed.
TeacherLink Lesson Plan - Diwali: Hindu New Year Mini-unit designed
for use in the fourth through sixth grade classroom. Provided by Utah
Durga Puja The myths,legends, history, and rituals associated with
Durga Puja The traditions and celebrations of the festival.
Durga Puja: Stuttgart The celebrations of the puja at Stuttgart.
in Bengal Describes Durga puja celebrations in Bengal, features
gallery, information and contacts.
Colors of India An interactive site virtually celebrating the Indian
Festival of Colors (Holi). Includes information on other representations
of color in India.
Kamat's Potpourri - Holi Pictures show the people of India celebrating.
Kamat's Potpourri - Sankranti or Pongal A short description and
Pongal Describes the four day festival of a southern state, Tamil
Nadu, called Pongal. Pictures included.