Tourists visiting India should not ignore suggestions from the natives about festivals and exciting events include the Carnival in Goa, Ramadan, Diwali and Ganesh god’s birthday. So, when to visit India? Below are the best times to visit India by Indian festival celebrations
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Carnival Ceremony in Goa (6 – 9/2 on the lunar calendar)
Carnival Ceremony is a big party lasted four days with parades of floats are elaborately decorated and dancers with varied costumes, street parties and music on the day before the start of the season to eat vegetarian on 5th 3.
Holi Ceremony Around the North of India (24/3 on the lunar calendar)
The Hindus celebrate Spring by organizing the banquet on the street and throwing water color, gouache on passersby. You should wear old clothes if you intend to go out on the occasion.
Shivaratri Ceremony (7/3 on the lunar calendar)
Shivaratri ceremony in honor of the god Shiva is held in Varanasi – the land is located in northern India. This is one of the first festival was held in the Indian temple with colorful celebrations in Hindu temples across the country. Indian people celebrate the holy lands in Varanasi, where hundreds of people under this religious gathered by waterfront on the festival week.
Ramadan (6/6 – 5/7 on the lunar calendar)
This is a traditional ceremony of Muslim groups. For 30 days, Muslims will be vegetarian from the sunrise to the sunset, focuses prayers and purification of the soul. So this is not the best time for tourists to visit the Islamic mosque.
Ganesha’s Birthday (17 – 27/9 on the lunar calendar)
A 10-day festival will take place in Mumbai to celebrate the birth of Ganesh, the elephant-headed Hindu god. This event is celebrated all over the country but Mumbai is the venue for the most spectacular, especially on the last day with immersion procession with clay statues into rivers and the sea ritual.
Navratri Ceremony (1 – 9/10 on the lunar calendar)
The festival takes place in 9 nights for the purpose of honoring many of the Indian goddess. The festivals in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Mysore are especially vibrant.
Diwali (30/10 on the lunar calendar)
Diwali is the traditional festival of lights lasts 5 days of the Hindus. On this occasion, the Hindus will give gifts and burn oil lamps to guide the holy Rama returned home from captivity. The festival began on 21/10. This is the time that the Indians of all faiths enjoy the holiday. So visitors should reserve rooms and anticipate situation at crowded places.
India is a land of festivals, there must be millions of events related to the worship of Hindu gods for lovers of travel and learn to explore your culture.
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