Vesak

Vesak

You awaken very early in the morning while darkness looms outside. It is the most important day of the Buddhist religion. Along with your family and friends, you journey to the temple. The temple is embellished with flowers. When you arrive, you join in on the singing...
Rama Navami

Rama Navami

Rama Navami is a festival that millions of Hindus participate in worldwide. Many come together to commemorate the Hindu god Lord Rama’s birth and the victory he wrought of good over evil. Traditions from old are carried out and much effort is put into the...
Cheti Chand

Cheti Chand

The Sindhi community takes the festival of Cheti Chand very seriously. It is a time of celebrating the new year’s arrival and reverence to Jhulelal, the god of water. The festival’s main event takes place when people gather together at the Sindhi river to...
Holi

Holi

The festival of Holi is an exciting celebration that takes place in India. Often referred to as “the festival of colors” and “the festival of spring”, this lively event takes place as flowers and plants begin blooming and colors emerge. Holi represents the arrival of...
Republic Day

Republic Day

Republic Day This week India will celebrate its 71st Republic Day. June 26th is a very historic day for the people of India and the most prominent national holiday. It is a day where they celebrate the enactment of the Constitution, which was put in place in 1950....
Christmas in India

Christmas in India

Christmas, the time of year we celebrate the birth of our Savior, is commemorated by so few in India. While the majority of Hindus, Islamists, and Buddhists disregard the holiday and have their own festivals, Christmas is recognized by the two percent of...