As the month of August rolls out festive celebrations are in full swing in India. The trend of feasting, dancing and planning a sweet get together with friends and family forms the usual course of the day. People take a break from the usual monotony of juggling between works and handling the household chores and make it a point to spend some time with their loved ones, so that they can have a beautiful celebration with your friends and family. We have listed down some of the popular festivals in India which makes India a land full of colors and social customs
The festival of Teej is usually celebrated in honor of Goddess Parvati and at the same time commemorating the honourable reunion with Lord Shiva. All the married woman undertake a fast for the well-being and longevity of their husband. Celebrate the festival of Teej by coming up with popular gift options for them.
Onam is a festival which is usually celebrated by Malayalees across India. It is often celebrated as the harvest festival where women sing and dance in enjoyment for 10 days. Each and every day comes with its own set of rituals and traditions. It is during Onam that the beautiful rangoli designs on their courtyard becomes an important spectacle for the people.
Commemoration of the strong bond that exists between siblings is best expressed with the occasion of Rakshabandhan. Adorable sisters offer their prayers for their brother’s well-being and in exchange brothers ensure to protect their sisters from every harm possible. As an age old custom, it is believed that brothers present exciting gifts to their sisters and spend some quality time with them.
Diwali is one of the most celebrated occasion of India. As a strong Indian tradition, people usually decorate their homes with earthen lamps, diyas and lanterns to honour the return of Lord Rama along with Sita and Laxman after a 14 year long exile. People on the occasion of Diwali offer their prayers to Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. On this occasion people exchange popular India delicacies with their friends, families and relatives. You can shop for popular Diwali sweets online and send them as gift options for the occasion
It is these festivals of India which allow people to connect with each other which they wouldn’t have done otherwise. Besides these it brings people closer and forgetting all those differences which might have grown over the years.