This harvest festival is celebrated in Assam. It occurs thrice a year as Rongali
Bihu, Kati Bihu and Bhogali Bihu.
Celebrated mainly in Bihar and Varanasi, Chhath centers on the worship of Surya
– the SUN who is offered flowers and the holy water of the Ganga.
Celebrated mainly in Rajasthan, Gangaur is the festival where women honor Gauri
or Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva.
This colorful three-day Goan festival, celebrated just before Lent, personifies
fun and frolic.
The Festival of the Chariot Journey, this Hindu festival, observed on the second
day of the bright fortnight of Ashadha, celebrates the annual visit of Jagannatha
to his birthplace.
Kumbh Mela is more a pilgrimage than a festival that takes place in 12 years cycles
at different places.