Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan, a special day which celebrates the sacred bond between a brother and sister. A Rakhi, sacred thread, is tied around the right hand wrist of the brother by the sister.

Janmashtami

Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu.

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is the Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of Ganesha. The day is celebrated with the installation of Ganesha clay idols privately in homes, or publicly on elaborate stages. There are prayers, hymns and offerings of sweets are made.

Navratri

Navaratri is the Hindu festival that spans nine nights and ten days and is celebrated every year in the autumn. The nine days are solely dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine Avatarswith each day representing a different avatar.

Dussehra

Navratri ends with Dussehra. Dussehra is a time to celebrate the triumphs of good over evil, such as Durga’s victory over Mahishasura

Diwali

Diwali is a colourful festival, filled with food, family, gifts and lots of love and light; much like an Indian Christmas. A time when homes are thoroughly cleaned, family/friends visit each other and lots of food is made!

Christmas

Christmas is an annual celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.