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Indian Festivals 2022



Indian Festivals in 2022


India is a multi-religious country where people celebrate a variety of festivals. Every event is celebrated with zest and excitement in the country. For your convenience, below is a list of India Festivals in 2022.

Yearly festivals are celebrated by the people in India. The festivals in India are celebrated usually according to the Hindu calendar, which is lunar-based. Apart from these, certain festivals are also celebrated according to solar cycles.

The festival has many events and at various places in Trimbakeshwar, Pratisthana, etc. there are various Kumbh Mela-related events, fairs, and shops selling astrology books, amulets, or other divine items relating to the event. The mela attracts millions of people from all over the world to take part in these festivities which last for three days (14, 15, and 16 January).

Festival of Holi, is also known as the festival of colors. It occurs in March/April, often in February or March. This important festival marks the triumph of good over evil and it is celebrated worldwide with great fervor and enthusiasm.
The Holi Festival, which comes during the spring season, marks the arrival of spring to India. It marks a time when evil and dark forces are brought to light while nature is awakened and rejuvenated by joys brought by the spring season. Holi Festival is a fun-filled event that involves colors, happiness, fun, and frolic that brings many people together throughout India to celebrate.

Lunar Festivals of India:

Asthan: An event to worship the deity Asthan (Lakshmi). It occurs on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravan and is celebrated for three consecutive days. Asthan signifies the beginning of a new month.

Kumbha Mela: Takes place once in 12 years and is celebrated on the banks of river Ganges. It is a congregational religious festival in India and is considered to be one of the largest gatherings on earth.


Festivals in India in the year 2022


Date

Day

Indian Festival 2022 Name

13 Jan

Thursday

Lohri

14 Jan

Friday

Pongal

26 Jan

Wednesday

Republic Day

05 Feb

Saturday

Vasant Panchami

1 Mar

Tuesday

MahaShivratri

18 Mar

Friday

Holi

02 Apr

Satuday

April fools

10 Apr

Sunday

Ram Navami

15 Apr

Friday

Good Friday

14 Apr

Thursday

Baisakhi

17 Apr

Sunday

Easter Day

02 May

Monday

Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar

16 May

Monday

Buddha Purnima/Vesak

01 Jul

Friday

Rath Yatra

09 July

Saturday

Eid al- Adha

13 Jul

Wednesday

Guru Purnima

11 Aug

Thursday

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)

15 Aug

Monday

Independence Day

19 Aug

Friday

Janmashtami

31 Aug

Wednesday

Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi

08 Sep

Thursday

Onam

02 Oct

Sunday

Gandhi Jayanti

03 Oct

Monday

Maha Ashtami

04 Oct

Tuesday

Maha Navami

05 Oct

Wednesday

Dussehra

24 Oct

Monday

Diwali/Deepavali

26 Oct

Wednesday

Bhai Dooj

08 Nov

Tuesday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

25 Dec

Sunday

Christmas


2022 – Indian Festivals Because India is such a varied country, a vast range of festivals are held all around the country. Though the epidemic has dampened India's renowned celebrations, Chimes Radio has compiled a list of major Indian festivals for 2022 to keep the festive spirit alive in us. In 2022, learn about the most important Indian holidays.

Like some of them are:


1. Diwali and Holi: are both celebrated with grandeur and joy all over India. The fundamental difference between Diwali and Holi is that Diwali is celebrated as a festival of lights whereas Holi is celebrated as the festival of colors. However, the two festivals have become one when they are celebrated together in India.

2. Raksha Bandhan: This festival celebrates the bond that sisters share with each other even though there may be a lot of differences between them. The sisters tie a rakhi to their elder brother's wrist during this occasion, signifying their love for him and also strengthening their relationship.

3. Durga Puja: Durga Puja is an important Hindu festival that is celebrated in honohonorthe Great Goddess, Durga. It is the second most significant after Diwali because it takes place during the onset of winter and marks Mother Earth's triumph over evil.

4. Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesh Chaturthi is a show of respect for one of the Hindu trinity, Lord Ganesha. It has been observed for ages in India and people celebrate it with great fervor. It is believed that this festival was implemented by King Bhumimitra during his rule and he was later beheaded for his disloyalty to Lord Ganesha.

5. Diwali: Diwali is the festival of lights and it is observed all over the country with enthusiasm. The festival is celebrated in different ways all over India, but the most highlighted one is the celebration of Aarti (a special prayer) when people light lamps, illuminate their homes, and decorate them with a variety of lights.

6. Eid-ul-Fitr: This festival celebrates the end of Ramadan (Hajj). It comes during the summer season as it marks the end of a month-long fast. The festival is marked with special prayers, recitation of the Quran, and exchanging gifts and greetings between relatives and friends for a better tomorrow.

7. Ramzan: It is the Islamic month of fasting. The month is named after the prophet Muhammad, who fasted for around 30-31 days and took a break thereafter by eating dates (which also became known as Ramzan's).

8. No-Lent: This is an annual festival in which Christians commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. During this festival, people offer prayers and attend special devotions to their Lord on holy days. The observations made during this festival include the baptism of infants, baptizing just born babies, and gifts given to the church by believers.


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