Sindhu Darshan Festival –June 1 to June 3

Sindhu Darshan Festival is celebrated in Ladakh in the month of June on Guru Poornima. It is a symbol of multi dimensional cultural identity, communal harmony and peaceful co-existence to the Sindhu’s in India. River Sindhu is considered to be Religious place as it originates from the holy Lake Mansarovar and people all across the country worship the place to make offering of the holy river. Sindhu Darshan Festival includes traditional ceremonies involving Buddhist prayers by senior Lamas, which begins the festival. A series of cultural programs and performances by artists from various parts of the country follows.

Father's day – June 17
Your biggest hero deserves your biggest thanks.

Dad :- "Sons first hero and Daughters first love"

This celebration began in Spokane, Washington. A woman by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd thought of the idea for Father's Day while listening to a Mother's Day in 1909. Sonora wanted her father to know how special he was to her. It was her father that made all the parental sacrifices and was, in the eyes of his daughter, a courageous, selfless, and loving man. Sonora's father was born in June, so she chose to hold the first Father's Day celebration in Spokane, Washington on the 19th of June 1910. In 1924 President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Father's Day.

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers to recognize the contribution that fathers make to the lives of their children. It is celebrated limitedly in India compare to UK and US. Many countries observe this day on the third Sunday in June. The idea behind celebrating this day is to inspire children to pay due respect to their father and care them. It is considered to be celebrated for the person who help you out when you need him, to make you feel secure, to take care of all pressures in your life. He was there for your first step, your first fall and your future needs. Children pay respect to their fathers as well as present them a best gift. He will be considered as a role model. Red to be worn for a living father and White if the father has died.

Jagannath Rath Yatra – June 21st

The Ratha Yatra or Ratha Jatra is celebrated in the town of Puri in the state of Orissa. This festival is celebrated towards Lord Jagannath. It is the most famous and spectacular festival which attracts huge Travelers from all over India and also from out Countries. This festival takes place in Asadha Sukla Dwitiya when the image of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Sudarashan are taken in three separate chariots to Gundicha Mandir over 14 to 10 Miters it is pulled by devotees rather than horses. The ropes of this chariot are considered to be the threads of redemption. Ratha Yatra festival is celebrated for around eight to ten days. The initial days of the Yatra is observed as a public holiday in Orissa. People decorate their houses and shops with color full Flowers, Lights and Rangolies. They prepare traditional desserts and sweets especially for this occasion. It is also customary to hold back from non-vegetarian food during these days.

Hemis Festival – June 29 to June 30

Hemis Festival is celebrated in the month of June in Ladakh on the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava. It is celebrated in the divine Hemis Gompa, the founder of Tantric Buddhism in Tibet. Lamas from different corner of the country visit the place and engage themselves in performing mask dances and sacred plays. They use drums, cymbals and long horns for the music.