Welcome To Festival
Our area is full of Bengali hindu and muslim people. So, we should know about our varied cultures and tradition, grace numerous festivals. Be it cultural or religious, it gives everyone an opportunity to enjoy and embrace ones roots. Now a days, festival is the time to rejoice and have fun.
But we should know the roots of these festivals. We at Karimganj.com
are in the continuous process of researching the myths and stories related
to these age old festivals and traditions. We are going to explain here
about all festival....
Durga Puja is the most important festival of Bengalis all over the world. Durga is also called by many other names, such as Parvati, Ambika, and Kali. In the form of Parvati, She is known as the divine spouse of Lord Shiva and is the mother of Her two sons, Ganesha and Karttikeya, and daughter Jyoti. Destroyer of demons, she is worshiped during an annual festival called Durga puja, especially popular among Bengalis. read more
Kali Puja & Diwali
Kali, the Dark Mother is one such deity with whom devotees have a very
loving and intimate bond, in spite of her fearful appearance. In this
relationship, the worshipper becomes a child and Kali assumes the form
of the ever-caring mother. read more
Lakshmi means Good Luck to Hindus. The word 'Lakshmi' is derived from
the Sanskrit word Laksya, meaning 'aim' or 'goal', and she is the goddess
of wealth and prosperity, both material and spiritual.
Lakshmi is the household goddess of most Hindu families, and a favorite of women. Although she is worshipped daily, the festive month of October is Lakshmi's special month. Lakshmi Puja is celebrated on the full moon night of Kojagari Purnima. read more
Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and learning. She is the mother of the Vedas, and chants to her, called the 'Saraswati Vandana' often begin and end Vedic lessons.The festival is celebrated every year on the 5th day of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Magha — the day called 'Vasant Panchami'. Hindus celebrate this festival with great enthusiasm, and temples and households are full of activities on this day. This 'Panchami' is also known as Saraswati Day, because it is believed that on this day the goddess was born. read more
Dol / Holi - Festival of Colours
It is a unique festival. Spring waves its magic wand of
colours and nature is replenished with colourful flowers; men too addicted
to the natural beauty rejoice in its surroundings by celebrating the Holi
festival with different types of colours.
Raksha Bandhan - Rakhi
The festival of Rakhi Purnima generally takes place in the
month of August. It is celebrated with great joy and excitement all around
India. Known as Raksha Bandhan in other parts of the country, it symbolises
love, affection and feeling of brotherhood.
Rakhi, a colourful piece of art, with silken threads entwined together in an attractive manner and adorned with beads and golden threads are placed on the wrists of brothers for their good health, wealth, happiness and success. The brothers in return pledge to protect their sisters from danger. This festival establishes the bond of love and affection between the siblings.