Every year a lot of festivals with different rituals are celebrated in Hindu religion for an aesthetic and spiritual fervor. The rituals of Hindu festivals form an integral part of Indian Hindu culture. This culture will continue to be followed with the same zeal and enthusiasm for centuries to come. The following are some of the most important festivals followed by Hindus in India.
Though Hinduism is full of festivals and fasts, all events, major or minor have a deep meaning attached. Traditionally, Hindu festivals are also celebrated and observed in diverse modes reflecting the very richness of its culture. Major Hindu festivals include Maha Shiva Ratri, Holi, Dussehra, Rama Navami, Raksha Bandhana, Janmashtami, and Navaratri, Diwali / Lakshmi Puja etc. and various other numerous festivals.