Chovoth or Ganesh Chaturthi Festival of India


Name of Festival : Chovoth or Ganesh Chaturthi

Time of celebration (Month)
This festival is celebrated on Bhadarva Shukla-Paksh of Hindu calendar in (August/September).

Major Territory of Celebration
Ganesh Chaturthi is important festival of Goa and all over India

Worship in Festival
This festival is dedicated to Lord Ganesh.

About Festival
Ganesh Chaturthi is important festival of India and celebrated all over India. In Goa it is almost national festival Ganesh Chaturthi known as

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Dhanu Samkranti Festival of Orissa


Name of Festival : Dhanu Samkranti Festival

Time of celebration (Month)
Dhanu Samkranti Festival is celebrated on the first day of lunar Pousha month (December-January)

Major Territory of Celebration
Dhanu Samkranti Festival is celebrated in Orissa state of India

About Festival
People believed month of Pousha is a month of plenty

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Buddha Purnima Festival of North India


Name of Festival : Buddha Purnima Festival

Time of celebration (Month)
Buddha Purnima celebrated on the full moon night in the month of Vaisakha (April or May)

Major Territory of Celebration
Buddha Purnima is celebrated in North India

Significance of Buddha Purnima
Buddha Purnima is a birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.

About Festival
Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti is celebrated in honor of Lord Buddha founder of Buddhism. It is important festival of the Buddhists and is celebrated with great enthusiasm.On the same day , Buddha got enlightenment and also attained Nirvana or salvation.Some people believed that Yashodara Gautam’s wife, his charioteer Channa and his horse Kantaka were born on the day

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