AN INDIAN FESTIVAL: Essay Writing Topics

Jose John June 6, 2015 No Comments
AN INDIAN FESTIVAL India is a land of feasts, fair and festivals. Many festivals are celebrated in India every now and then. Children dress up in their best and women make elaborate preparations to celebrate the occasion. People make the best use of these occasions to relax and give themselves a carefree day. The most important festivals are Dewali, Dusshera, Holi and Raksha Bandhan. Dewali in fact, is the most important of all festivals. The word Dewali is from the Sanskrit word ‘Deepawali’ meaning a row of light. It is celebrated with great pomp and show throughout the country. The houses, shops and streets glitter with multi-coloured lights. For Dewali the preparations are made long in advance. A couple of months before the Dewali there is a great demand for painter and white washers, because everybody wants to have his house and office whitewashed and painted before the Dewali festival. Dewali is celebrated in the Hindu month of Kartik and it comes twenty days after the celebrations of Dusshera. The weather is pleasant at this time neither too hot nor too cold. Dewali signifies the triumphant return of Lord Rama to his kingdom capital Ayodhya after killing the nefarious king Ravan of Lanka who had kidnapped Sita and humiliated...
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