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Indian festivals


Holi is one of the important festivals in India that is celebrated to signify the triumph of good over evil. The demoness Holika is burnt on this day. It is celebrated with colors all over India. It is a spring festival in India that is celebrated in the month of March. King Hiranyakashipu was a demon who once ruled the earth and forced everyone to worship him. He had a son called Prahalad who was an adherent devotee of Lord Vishnu. Hiranyakashipu tried to kill his own son in many ways but was always rescued by Lord Vishnu. His sister Holika had a boon that she could enter fire without getting scathed. When she was asked to enter fire with Prahalad, she was burnt and Prahalad was saved again.

Something that you would not find it anywhere in the world is the culture of our nation. Regarded as the Indian Republic, segregated in separate castes with each having its own Indian culture and traditions, and religions, Indian culture is largely diversified. The culture of our nation has recently gained immense popularity across the globe. However, nobody has ever intrigued as to why there are myriads of Indian traditions and how each justifies their significance.

Traditionally a ten-day festival, Durga Puja 2018 is one of the most lavishly celebrated festivals in India. The seventh month of the Hindu calendar Ashvina accounts for the time of arrival of the Durga Puja 2018 festival. Bengal, Assam and several other states in the Eastern part of India witness the grand celebration of the festival throughout the ten-day span. Durga Puja depicts the victory of Maa Durga over the demon Mahishasura which marks the Ravan Dehan on the tenth day of the festival or popularly referred to a Dusshera. Durga Puja in Kolkata is most famous places to visit in Durga Puja 2018.