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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.

Bhai Dooj Information about the festival celebrations, its significance, and customs.

Hindu Festivals Brief history, significance, and traditions of the various festivals.

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 festivals.

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 it.

Diwali in West Bengal Features the celebration of the five day festival in Calcutta.

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 State University.

Durga Puja The myths,legends, history, and rituals associated with the festival.

Durga Puja The traditions and celebrations of the festival.

Durga Puja: Stuttgart The celebrations of the puja at Stuttgart.

Durgapuja 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 related photos.

Pongal Describes the four day festival of a southern state, Tamil Nadu, called Pongal. Pictures included.

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