TOP FESTIVALS OF INDIA IN 2021: Festivals give us the message of victory of faith, devotion, truth, goodness over the evil. It spreads the message of positivity and by this it also spreads the positive vibes all around the world.
Festivals takes place all over the world. Festivals signifies end of dark and beginning of new chapter of life. Every festival provides message of love, respect, faith for all human beings.
Festivals bring joy, happiness, and new beginnings in life of people. It would not be wrong if I say that we all love celebrating festivals and enjoy their various delicacies prepared.
Festival is an amazing event where a person of specific community, religion, or region celebrates together. Festivals are the symbol of joy and prosperity in life. Children love’s festivals as they get a day off from their schools and their daily routine. Major Festivals may be different in various parts of the country. Ways of celebrating a festival can differ. Festivals have by different names too depending upon the region.
So let us know about the top festivals that will take place in India in 2021;
These major festivals include: Diwali, Dussehra, Ganesh Chaturthi, Onam, Pongal, Ramadan, Christmas, Good Friday, Easter, Bakrid, Eid Milad, Makar Sankranti, VaraMahalakshmi puja, Mysore Dussehra, Durga Puja, Krishna Janmashtami, Navaratri, Hanuman Jayanthi, Maha Shivratri, Ram Navami, and others.
1. Deepawali – Festivals of India 2021
It is one of the most important festivals in India. It is an auspicious festival for people who have faith in Hinduism Religion. This festival is the symbol of the return of Lord Rama from his 14 year– long exile and after defeating the demon king Ravana.
Certainly, this festival spreads lights in the life of the people. It has said that on the day of the return of Lord Rama world’s first Deepawali had celebrated.
The night of Deepawali is equivalent to the brightness of day. This festival also includes lightning of numerous lamps, decorating the houses with various lightning and preparing various delicacies.
2. Ramadan ( Eid-Ul-Fitr)
Undoubtedly, It is a very important festival that takes place all over the world by the people who have faith in Islam Religion. In this month people undergo fasting from sunrise to sunset for a complete one month.
At the end of the month they celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr and pray to god in open areas under the sun, and prepare various delicacies including kheer, Biryani, and many more.
3. Ganesh Chaturthi
This is an important festival in India. This festival symbolizes the birth of Lord Ganesha. This is a 3, 5, 7, 11,21, long festival depending upon the region in India.
This festival includes installations of idols of Lord Ganesha along with Mantapa’s. Moreover, on the day of visarjan pooja idol of Lord Ganesha is visarjan in various water bodies with various musical instruments and music.
This festival is also popular for its various delicacies, Modak is the most loved sweet by the Lord and it is dedicated to him in every household in India.
4. Mysore Dusserah
Mysore Dusserah is popular in the whole world. Certainly, it attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. Today Mysore is in Karnataka State.
This festival has a history of hundreds of years. This festival has celebrated from the times of Vijayanagara Empire but after the fall of this mighty great southern empire Mysore’s Wadeyar Dynasty continued this glorious and magnificent festival.
Even today after India got its independence a Royal Darbar will be set- up in the Mysore Palace during this festival, present Wadeyar king will be sited on the throne with his all royal jewelry, sword, his royal men and perform all the rituals.
On the day of Dussehra, a parade will take place with the golden throne Ambaari on the back of the elephant and the goddess will be kept inside of it.
This festival includes music, dramas, exhibitions, and also food delicacies, and many more. Certainly, this festival is a symbol of pride and the magnificent history, tradition, and culture which the people of Karnataka have preserved and kept alive in an era in which many people are attracted towards western culture easily.
5. Holi – Festivals of India
Holi is popular as the festival of colors, celebrated all over the country. A Lathmaar Holi is also prevalent in some parts of the country.
On this day even bitter enemies forget their enmity, and celebrate holi. On this day people apply colors on each other and celebrate the festival.
During Holi a drink named Bhang is prevalent in many parts of the country. This is an auspicious festival celebrated in India. But it is becoming popular in western world including European Countries too.
Indian subcontinent is whole for its vibrant culture, traditions and various festivals its people celebrate throughout the year. Festivals are also celebrated and can be known by various names.
For example in neighbouring towns of Barsana and Nandgoan near Mathura in state of Uttar Pradesh Lathmar Holi is celebrated even before the actual holi celebrated in whole country.
Many parent children duo had missed celebrating important festivals with each other but this year of 2020 had made it possible. For many of us it may be dreams come true.
We hope that every – thing becomes normal and we can enjoy and celebrate the festivals as we used to celebrate before this Global Pandemic emerged in this world.
Also read, Festivals of Christianity.