The history of India is a subject of fascination and awe for every individual. If there is a place on Earth where human civilization has reached its pinnacle, it is none other than India.
Festivals have special significance in every individual’s life. It is a time to celebrate the greatness of God, who takes care of each and every need.
Each Hindu festival has spiritual significance and provides immense joy and fulfillment to each of the devotees. One such important festival is the Phalguna Purnima, celebrated with immense devotion in India’s various parts.
People have always been fascinated by stars and other heavenly bodies. Moreover, they considered that the actual ruler of our actions and all the incidents of our life are heavenly bodies.
Shiva Lingam or Shivling is considered to be the holy symbol of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva. It is a sacred representation of Lord Shiva and is worshiped in all Shiva Temples around the world.
India is an ancient land with numerous festivals. It would not be an exaggeration to state that “India is a land of festivals.” Certain festivals are as ancient as India. Chhath Puja is one such important and ancient festival dedicated to worshiping the Sun God and Chhathi Maiya, ancient Vedic Goddess Usha – wife of
Durga Puja is one of the most important festivals of the Hindus. The festival is also known as “Durgotsava” and is celebrated to worship Goddess Durga. It is a five-day festival and is celebrated during Sharad Navratri’s period in September or October.
The Hindu Religion can rightly be called “The Religion of Festivals.” Hundreds of festivals are celebrated yearly, dedicated to various Hindu Gods and Goddesses. An atmosphere of festivity is maintained throughout the year. It reaffirms the principle that “Life is a Celebration.” One such hugely popular festival is Lord Vishwakarma Puja.