Festivals in September 2018



Indian Festivals



The fun and gaiety of Indian celebrations continue throughout the year. The celebration of the festivals in September is a blend of tradition with enthusiasm.

Festivals in September



There are several festivals that are held in the month of September.

Teachers Day(5th September 2018)- Teacher's day is celebrated to honor the teachers for their contribution to our lives. It is also the birthday of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was the first Vice President and second President of Independent India. The day is celebrated as Teacher's Day to pay tribute to this remarkable teacher.

Teej (12th September 2018) - Teej celebrates the union of Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati. It is celebrated by women in Rajasthan. Main attractions of this festival are music and dance. Apart from dressing up in fine clothes and jewelry, women also go on a shopping spree.

Ganesh Chaturthi (13th September 2018) - This celebration honors Lord Ganesha on the occasion of his birth. It is celebrated all over India, especially in Maharashtra where grand celebrations held.

Vishwakarma Puja (17th September 2018)- Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated all over India to praise the divine architect. One can find the mentions of Lord Vishwakarma in Rig Veda. Holy rituals are followed and charity is done to mark the significance of this day.

Muharram (21st September 2018) - This is usually a sorrowful occasion for Shia Muslims. They observe this day by walking barefoot on the roads and weep loudly as an act of mourning for Hussain and his family. Many of them beat their chest with their hands as an act of matam. However, the Sunni Muslims keep fast in the month of Muharram and celebrate it as a low affair.



Last Updated on : January 24, 2018



     


     

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