Topmost festival in India during monsoon
Monsoon indicates a celebration not just a season in India. It’s a cheerful occasion for farmers and everyone for breathing space from the warm summers. India also is known as ‘unity in diversity’ then it is obvious and basic that festivals are unique and charming in their own ways. Every religion has its own ways to celebrate festivals. The monsoon seasons festival has different names manifold tradition in India.
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The elephant-headed god of Hindu immortal, Ganesha is the Lord who removes hurdles or obstacles from daily life and like family. Every year during the season of monsoon, in time when the blossom will appear with the beauty of nature, lord GANESH worshipped for nine days, the enormous figurine is erected enormous soapbox, also devotees worship the Lord in their homes. On the tenth day of the festival the soapbox was taken on the ground demonstration after that they will immerse it in the water bodies. Maharashtra is submerging in the celebration every year. Sweets, dance, music, food items, and the festivities make Ganesh Chaturthi one of the joyous festivals in India.
Teej is a celebration of monsoon. A colorful festival in India, especially for women. Married women, mainly in the northern, northeastern and western part of the country celebrate the festival. The occasion is known by the different names in different states, for instance, hartakalika Teej, kajari Teej and more. The monsoon festival of teej is said to be a symbol of goddess Parvati’s reunion with her husband lord shiva, after the separation of 100 years. Women pray for marital bliss. Dressing up ourselves in traditional bridal wear and another way of outfits, they decorate, their hands with henna, sing of special Teej festival songs, dance joyfully swing on flower-decorated swings tied to huge branches of trees.
India has the festival of Raksha and Bandhan. Falling in the monsoon season, mostly in the full moon night in the month of Shravan (July-august). Celebrating the love and bond of between brother and sister. To celebrate the bond of siblings love, the sister ties a holy tread on the brother’s wrist. Raksha indicates the protection, safety and Bandhan indicates the bond or relation, the festival rejoicing the love and protection it also signifies the love and respect of sister and brother. Sweets family revelry, exchange of gifts and such other festivities.
The celebration in the god’s own country. Takes place mostly in the month of August or September as per the Hindu calendar. Onam is one of the most famous festivals of Kerala. Celebrated since the ancient times, Onam is a special festival to farmers, to which they celebrated after hard days of labor and spectator the rains nourishing the crops. Glorious festival of elephant, temple rituals, music, and famous Kathakali dance are associated with the festival. The most intriguing aspect of the festival is the snake boat races, held on backwater where rowers compete, providing adrenalin- pumping shows. People were seen dressed in traditional garb, decorate their houses and put flower patterns called ‘Pooklam’.
The day of celebrating the birth- date of Lord Krishna, celebrating his birth in great vigor is the famous festival of the monsoon of India Janamasthmi. Every year the auspicious birth falls on the month of Sharvan (August- September). The lord Krishna is loved as a kid by Hindu families all over India. The northern part of the country, including his holy birth, places Mathura and the town where he lived till the adolescence Vrindavan celebrating by decorating temples, praying and singing the holy song. The western state of Maharastra has the unique tradition of recreating the lord’s favorite pastime, stealing butter from pots beyond his reach by, making a human pyramid. Dance, sweets, drinks, adding a bit of excitement in the joy of rains. The birth anniversary of god celebrated in different states of India in different ways.