Maha Shivratri: March 10th

Maha Sivaratri is celebrated on 14th night of the new moon day in the month of phagun. According to History, It is believed that lord Shiva had performed the “Tandava Nritya” on this night. According to Some other legends, it is said that lord Shiva married Parvathi Devi on this day. Goddess Parvathi performed puja on the moonless night of Shivaratri for wellbeing of her husband. It is also believed that lord Shiva first manifested himself in the form of “Linga” to depict to lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma that there is no beginning or end to his being. On this holy day people keep fasting for the whole day and they perform Eka Rudra Abhishekam to Lord Shiva. Hindus stay awake (Jagaran) the whole night on this day, chanting the name of Lord Shiva. Srisailam , Srikalahasti, Triambakeshwar (Maharashtra) are the most prominent places for Shivratri festival.

Jaipur Elephant Festival: March 26th

Jaipur Elephant Festival is celebrated on the full moon day of Phagun purnima, this day also coincides with day of Holy. The Elephant festival is held at Jaipur’s Chaugan stadium, usually in the early evening from 4 p.m. to until 7 p.m. The festival starts with a traditional parade of decorated elephants through the streets of Jaipur towards the stadium. In the stadium the procession of the Elephants is a major event which attracts tourists from all parts of the world. Elephant beauty contests, folk dances, and tug-of-war between elephants are major events.

Holi: - The Festival of Colors March 27th

Holi is the symbol of happiness and celebration among the people of all ages. People of Different states might follow different traditions, but the spirit of the festival remains the same throughout Holi is celebrated on the full moon day of phalguna poornima. The preceding day of holi is called as “Holi Dhahan” or “Choti Holi”, where people burn logs of wood and observe Holi pooja. This signs victory of good over evil.Brindavan

Hola Mohalla: March 28th

Hola Mohalla is a Sikh festival which is celebrated in Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara in the state of Panjab. It is a marital fair that was introduced by Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, to consolidated the Sikh community by carrying out martial training and mock-drills,along with religious discussions. The festival begins with visiting the gurudwaras early morning for the prayers. After the completion of Religious rituals, they distribute ‘Prasad’ among the people. They conduct many Cultural events like…..

Good Friday: March 29th

Good Friday falls on the Friday before Easter Sunday and it commemorates the excruciation and death of Jesus Christ. Many Christians spend this day in fasting, prayer, and meditations on the agony and suffering of Christ on the cross.