Index of Indian festivals.

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Divali :- 20 days guide, from Divali of mortals to the Divali of Gods !

Uttarayan / Makar Sankranti - The Kite festival of India

Holi :- Festival of colours, as celebrated in Vraj, U.P., India

Rama-Navami :- Why we celebrate the birth of Lord Rama.

Ratha-Yatra :- Chariot festival at Jaggannath Puri, Orrisa, India.

Navaratri :- Festival of nine nights.

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Divali :- Festival of light, five days of festivities, as celebrated at Nathadwara, Rajasthan, India.

Holi :- as celebrated in Pushti Marg, especially at Nathadwara & Kakaroli.

Grishma-Vihar :- Summer time at Nathadwara.

Hindola :- Monsoon festivities at Nathadwara.

Other festivals at Nathadwara


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Please note, some of the names and terms in the articles below are derived from Sanskrit, Hindi, Braja-bhasha and Gujarati. I have often referred to the same deity by a number of different names in a single article in order to emphasise the various attributes of the deity. If you would like an explanation of any term(s), please feel free to email me at


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