Name the Hindu festival associated with kite-flying
(b) Makar Sankranti
(d) Raksha Bandhan
Which is the famous folk festival of Punjab?
Bhogi, the harvest festival, is celebrated in which state ofh India?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
Hindus worship which god on Makar Sankranti day?
Which god / goddess is worshipped on Basant Panchami day?
Which of the following festivals is dedicated to Lord Shiva?
(b) Ratha Yatra
(d) Nag Panchami
Which festival is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima day?
(a) Buddha Purnima
(c) Guru Purnima
The festival of Gangaur is celebrated in which state of India?
- What is the New Year's day of Parsi's called
(b) Gudi Pudwa
(d) Poila Baisakh
- Ugaadi is the New Year's day celebrated by the people of which of the following states of India?
(a) Madhya Pradesa)h
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Himachal Pradesh
- Which god / goddess is worshipped on Sri Ramanavami day?
(a) Sri Rama
(c) Sri Krishna
- Which Islamic festival or Eid is also known as Bakrid in India?
- Which is the most important festival of Jains?
(a) Guru Nanak Jayanti
(b) Hanuman Jayanti
(c) Gandhi Jayanti
(d) Mahavir Jayanti
- Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead is celebrated as which festival?
(c) Good Friday
- Baisakhi is the popular harvest festival of which state of India?
- The people of Maharashtra celebrate which day as their New Year's day?
(c) Bohag Bihu
(d) Gudi Pudwa
- The annual Kambala festival of Karnataka is associated with _____.
- Which is the most important festival of Buddhists?
(a) Mahavir Jayanti
(b) Buddha Purnima
- Which harvest festival marks the New Year's day for the people of Assam?
(b) Bohag Bihu
(c) Gudi Pudwa
- With which god / goddess the festival of Ratha Yatra is associated?
(a) Surya Dev
- Bonalu is one of the state festivals of which state?
- Whose birthday is celebrated as Guru Purnima?
(b) Veda Vyasa
- Which festival is celebrated on Shravan Purnima day?
(a) Guru Purb
(b) Buddha Purnima
(c) Maha Maaghi
(d) Raksha Bandhan
- Boat races of Kerala are a special featurea of which festival?
(d) Makar Sankranti
- Janmashtami is the birthday of which god / goddess?
(a) Sri Krishna
(c) Sheetala Devi
(d) Lakshmi Devi
- Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in which Hindu month?
- Dussehra Navaratri starts the next day after which of the following?
(a) Karwa Chauth
(c) Kartika Purnima
(d) Buddha Purnima
- Garba dance is associated with which Hindu festival?
- Bathukamma is a floral festival of which state of India?
- Which state is famous for Durga Puja celebrations?
(b) West Bengal
- Dhanteras is celebrated two days before which festival?
(a) Sri Ramanavami
(d) Sharad Purnima
- The famous hornbill festival is celebrated in which state?
- Which of the following is not associated with Christmas?
- Losoong festival is celebrated in which state?
- Sarhul is the New Year's day celebrated by the people of which state?
- Bali Jatra festival is celebrated in which of the following cities?
Seemantham is a traditional south Indian way of celebrating baby shower. The same is celebrated in north India as 'godbharai' ('god' means lap in Hindi - 'd' in 'god' is pronounced as 'the' and bharai means 'to fill'). The celebration differs from region to region. Seemantham is also known by the names 'poolu mudupu' (i.e adoring flowers in the hair) and 'gajulu todagadam' (i.e wearing glass bangles) in Telugu. It is celebrated in the 5th or 7th or 9th month of pregnancy. Seemantham is one of the 16 Hindu samskaras known as 'simantonnayana' in Sanskrit. It is a samskara of the embryo / foetus that develops in the pregnant woman's womb. Usually, seemantham is celebrated for the 1st pregnancy only and not for the subsequent conceives. There are certain superstitious believes on celebrating the function. In the olden days, people believed that pregnant women are easily prone to 'dishti' or evil e
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