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Festivals of India : Hindu Festivals & Fairs Part 1 (Illustrated)

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India is known as the land of Festivals. The "Festivals of India" series makes an effort to present the history and information about these festivals.
Man of every religion resides in India, therefore, every festival from Christmas to Id to GuruPurab to Diwali is celebrated here. There are festivals celebrated throughout the year.
This book is the first part in the series and peeps into the importance of various Hindu religion festivals celebrated in each part of India. One can know the reason behind the celebration of Holi, Navratri, Ugadi, Onam or even the special melas (fairs) such as Kumbh Mela or Pushkar Camel Fair. These festivals are an integral part of Indian Culture.
This book is hence an appropriate guide for inquisitive people who wish to know the festivals that are celebrated throughout India.
The book has lot of high quality images for the real time celebrations of most of the festivals. Due to size restrictions the book is divided into two parts. This part -1 contains below 25 Hindu festivals and fairs arranged in the alphabetical order of their English names.
#1 Amarnath Yatra
#2 Basanth (Vasanth) Panchami / Saraswati Puja
#3 Bathukamma festival
#4 Bihu
#5 Bonalu
#6 Brahmotsavam
#7 Chhat Puja
#8 Datta Jayanthi
#9 Diwali / Deepavali
#10 Dussehra / Dasara / Vijaya Dashmi
#11 Ganesh Chaturthi / Anant Chaturdashi
#12 Gangaur
#13 Gita Jayanthi
#14 Gowri Habba
#15 Guru Purnima
#16 Hanuman Jayanthi
#17 Holi / Shimgo / Ranga Panchami / Dhoolwad
#18 Krishna Janmashtami
#19 Kali Puja
#20 Karaga Festival
#21 Karthik Purnima )
#22 Karwa Chauth
#23 Kavadi Festival
#24 Kojagiri Purnima / Sharad Purnima
#25 Kumbh Mela

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