Hinduism remains the oldest religion in the world. It has, over the years,continued to assimilate within itself different sects, creeds and castes, along with their respective customs, traditions, culture and mode of worship, forming a formidable amalgam of astonishing vitality and dynamism. The secret of Hinduism's successful survival can be traced to the imaginative and colourful celebration of its festivals by the people.These joyous occasions of festivals have a powerful impact on the faith and belief of the masses.These festivals and fairs have several ramifications in the social, economical, cultural and artistic spheres. Society as a whole gains a lot by celebrating these fairs and festivals around the year.
Contents :- * Hinduism : A Way of Life * Hindu Festivals and Fairs * Auspicious Days of Hindus * Prevailing Rituals Festivals of India :- * Baisakhi * Basant Panchami * Bihu * Chhath Puja * Diwali * Durga Puja * Dussehra * Ganesh Chaturthi * Gangaur * Guru Nanak Jayanti * Holi * Janmashtami * Karva Chauth * Khajuraho Dance Festival * Lohri * Mahashivratri * Mahavir Jayanti * Makar Sankranti * Naag Panchami * Navreh * Onam * Pongal * Raksha Bandhan * Ram Navami * Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath * Teej * Ugadi * Vishu Fairs of India :- * Ambubasi Fair * Baneshwar Fair * Chandrabhaga Fair * Gangasagar Mela * Kumbh Mela * Mahamagham Fair * Nauchandi Fair * Pushkar Fair * Sonepur Cattle Fair * Surajkund Fair * Tarnetar Fair
Details of Book :-
- Author: S.P. Sharma & Seema Gupta
- Language: English
- ISBN: 81-223-0951-8
- Pages: 146
- Publisher : Pustak Mahal