Why do we celebrate Sheetla Ashtami?

Sheetla Ashtami is held to worship Goddess Sheetala who is generally known as the Goddess of small pox. It is celebrated in the month of Chaitra that is in the month of March or April, ...

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Why do we celebrate Agni Utsav?

Agni Utsav is a tribal festival celebrated by farmers to predict about their crops in the coming days. It is celebrated in mid-January to mid-February by farmers of Orissa in India. Like Lohri festival, this festival ...

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Why do we celebrate Beneshwar Fair?

The Beneshwar Fair at present is a merger of two fairs: One fair is created in honor of Beneshwar Mahadev or Lord Shiva and another fair was commenced by Jankunwari after the construction of the ...

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Why do we celebrate Bikaner Camel Festival?

The Bikaner Camel Festival is organized by the Department of Tourism and Art and Culture of Rajasthan to glorify the contribution of the ship of the desert known as camel, especially in the heart of ...

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Why do we celebrate Dr. Sampoornanand Jayanti?

Dr. Sampoornanand Jayanti marks the birthday of educationist Sampoornanand. It occurs on 1st January annually and is celebrated all over India but it is mainly celebrated in the Sampurananand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya University in Varanasi. He was a ...

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Why do we celebrate Guru Gobind Singh Ji Jayanti?

Guru Gobind Singh Ji Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He was the tenth Guru of Sikhs who was born on 22nd December, 1666 in Patna, Bihar in India. According ...

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Why do we celebrate Guru Gorakhnath Jayanti?

Guru Gorakhnath Jayanti is the celebration of the birthday of Guru Gorakhnath who was the spiritual leader of Nath community. As per Hindu calendar it is observed on the 13th day during the Shukla Paksha ...

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Why do we celebrate Guru Ravidas Jayanti?

Guru Ravidas Jayanti marks the birthday of Saint Ravidas Ji who lived during the period of Kabirdas. Ravidas Ji was born in 1376 in Kanshi village; Uttar Pradesh in India. The day is celebrated on ...

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Why do we celebrate Hampi Festival?

Hampi Festival also known as Hampi Utsav or Vijaya Utsav is celebrated to honor royal heritage of Hampi. It is celebrated generally from 3rd to 5th November at Hampi, Karnataka in India. Hampi is located about ...

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Why do we celebrate Jaipur Literature Festival?

The Jaipur Literature Festival is a literary festival founded by Faith Singh as an initiative of Jaipur Virasat Foundation in 2006. It is a celebration of national and international writers and presents a range of ...

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