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List of Indian Festivals

First online: Pongal 2000
Last updated: May 09, 2017

A Tip to the reader: Jayanti = Birthday

Festivals of India – A Comprehensive List

  • Ekadashi
  • Lohri
  • Floating Festival
  • The Republic Day
  • Ganga Sagara
  • Pongal - Sankranti
  • Tyagaraja Festival
  • Bhogali Bihu
  • Ravi Das Jayanti
  • Vasanta Panchami
  • Magha Mela
  • Muthumariamman Temple Festival
  • Sakata Chutha
  • Tai Pusam
  • Sedal
  • Moharam
  • Chellum
  • The feast of Purim
  • Dol Purnima
  • Ramakrishna Utsava
  • Teppan
  • Shivarathri
  • Urs of Pir Gaikwad
  • Urs of Sharif Sailani Shah Miya
  • Kalahasti Temple Festival
  • Tijara Ratha Yatra
  • Holi
  • Lambaras Festival
  • Jamshed Navroz
  • Christian Fair
  • Palm Sunday
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Yugadi (Ugadi) and Panchanga Shravana
  • Shital Ashtami
  • Cheti Chand
  • Burwa Mangal
  • Bakr-Id
  • Chaitra Pratipada
  • Vaisali Mahotsava
  • Bramhotsavam
  • Goru and Rangoli Bihu Festival
  • Car Festivals
  • Vishu Festival
  • The Festival of Passover
  • Ramanavami
  • Vaigai River Festival
  • Hanuman Jayanti
  • Kaila Mata
  • Mahavir Jayanti
  • Nav Roz
  • Milad-un-Nabi
  • Ambedkar Jayanti
  • Jwalamukhi Festival
  • Baisakhi
  • Naba Varsha Festival
  • Pooram Festival
  • Naga Festivals
  • Jamshed Navroz
  • Pola and Hadaga
  • Krishna Janmashtami
  • Minger Mela
  • Independence Day
  • Kaveri River Festival
  • Sair-e-Gulforoshan
  • Parsi festivals
  • The Onam
  • Tirupathi Festival
  • Ramzan and Id-ul-Fitr
  • Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Anantha Vrutha
  • Virgin Mary Festival
  • Harvest Festivals
  • Gandhi Jayanti
  • Guruvayur Temple Festival
  • Kans ka Mela
  • Rasa-Lila Festival
  • Kathikai Festival
  • Children's Day
  • Karwachoth
  • Deepavali
  • Jaina Kartika Mahotsava
  • Dhana Teras
  • Kartika Purnima
  • Shabarimalai Temple Festival
  • Vaikuntha Ekadashi
  • St. Francis Xavier's Day
  • Carnival and Shigmotsava
  • Christmas
  • Solar Eclipse
  • Kumbha Mela
  • Kandoori
  • Pandarpur Temple Festival
  • Fire-walking Festival
  • Mahamasthabhisheka of Shravanabelagola
  • Bhil Festivals
  • Rathasaptami (Seven Chariots)
  • Chaitra-Purnamasi
  • Good Friday
  • Easter
  • Buddha Jayanti
  • Dasara
  • Shivaji Jayanti
  • Vata Savitri
  • Chaliho
  • Guru Purnima
  • Teej
  • Naga Panchami (Snake Festival)
  • Coconut Day Festival
  • Thadari
  • Varalakshmi Festival
  • Raksha Bandhan
  • Bandi Festival
  • Thread Festival
  • Gond Festivals
  • Tulasi Vivah
  • Samvatsari Festival

 

 

References:
  • Sharma B. N., Festivals of India, Abhinav Publications 1978.

 

Festivals of India
Tulasi Plant in Rangoli

Festivals of India

Festival Pictures
Sweetened Oil Seeds Mark the Sankranti FestivalSchool Girls at an Independence Day Procession Unifromed Boys Hoisting National FlagChariot of Honavar TownArtist Making Idol of GaneshGarudi Festival DollsThe Rakhi Festival
A Priest at BandihabbaCollege students celebrate the Holi festivalTemple on WheelsFireworks During the Deepavali FestivalWoman in festive clothing prepares for worshipA Lighted Christmas Tree Lord Ganesh rides his favorite mouse to earth
The Festival of LightsSanta Claus in a Rangoli Design for ChristmasRangoli to Welcome the New MillenniumUsing Rangoli to Greet Friends and NeighborsRangoli to wish Sankranti GreetingsLord Ganesh in a Floral RangoliA thatched roof temple with Dasara Greetings
Sacrificial TigerGirl Carrying Offerings to Lord KrishnaParade of the Mysore Golden HowdahPlaying Holi by exchanging ColorsPerformer During a Konkani Harvest Festival (Shigmo)Ram Mela FestivalVillagers during a Festival of Gopuja (Worship of Cow)
Temple Chariot, TiruparankundramPresidential Guards at the Republic Day Parade, New DelhiHidimba Devi FestivalMatam with ZanjeerNavarathri Greetings.Festival of ForgivenessIndian Celebrations
Woman with an Oil Lamp


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