India

Cultural and Traditional Festivals of India

JAGANNATH RATH YATRA – ULTA RATH YATRA – INDIA

Jagannath Rathayatra (Chariot Journey) is a world famous Indian festival. The word Jagannath means Lord(Natha) of the Universe (Jaga). Lord Jagannath was an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Ulta–Rath Yatra (Reverse Chariot Journey) is the conclusion of the Puri Rathyatra festival. It is the festival of chariots from Lord Jagannatha, Balbhadra …

FESTIVAL OF EID-AL-FITR

Eid is the time when the entire Muslim community comes together for special prayers and congratulate each other by visiting friends and family, but also by feasting together while remembering and praising Allah (God) for all the bounties he bestowed upon us. The word is derived from A`ada (returned) because …