hindu festivals n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Hindu Festivals PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Hindu Festivals

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

Hindu Festivals

0 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Hindu Festivals

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Hindu Festivals

  2. Diwali - “Festival Of Lights” • End of Oct. beginning of Nov. • It celebrates the triumph of good and knowledge over the evil forces • Homes are decorated, fireworks set off, lavish vegetarian feasts • Dedicated to Lakshmi, goddess of wealth and good fortune, and Vishnu, who destroyed the demon Naraka

  3. Diwali – Festival Of Lights National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrrW3rO51ak

  4. Holi – Spring Festival • 2 day festival in March • Worshippers light a bonfire the night before the festival to signify the burning of evil • Celebrates the destruction of evil • A colourful festival – Hindus spray each other with coloured paint and powder • Food, particularly sweets, are distributed to family and friends

  5. ​Holi Festival Of Colors Kicks Off India https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaysqwFoVOE

  6. Mahashivaratri– Night Of Shiva Festival • Devoted to Shiva for 1 day in February • After purifying themselves, worshippers keep a 24 hour vigil, pray to Shiva, and fast for 24 hours • Women pray for the well-being of their husbands and sons. An unmarried woman prays for a husband like Shiva, who is considered to be the ideal husband. • Between midnight and sunrise, Shiva’s name is repeated and flowers are placed on his image after his image is washed in water, milk, and honey • Participating helps absolve your sins so you may be liberated from the cycle

  7. Shivratri Festival Of India – TODAY Is MahaShivratri! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lh9QSPv24Ko

  8. Navaratri - Nine Nights • Nine nights are mainly performed by women in the spring and fall • First 3 nights, worship Durga who washes away laziness and evil thought • Second 3 nights, worship Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and good fortune • Final 3 nights, worship Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and learning • The festival ends with a day to celebrate the victory of good over evil

  9. 1st October 2016: Navratri Festival, Merriment Lawns, Ahmedabad (India)only watch a minute since only dancing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4c81ydKJGQ

  10. KumbhMela– The Assembly Of The Water Pots And Feast Of The Holy Ones • In a 12 year cycle the major KumbhMela happens once and takes place over 42 days at Allahabad which is the most holy place • Once every four years, minor melas take place at 3 other places in India • the Coloured flags are hung, fakirs and sadhus are celebrated in the parade of holy men; some ride elephants or unsaddled horses • LAPSI is eaten • The legend told is about the churning of the ocean when the gods were weak

  11. KumbhMela - Worlds Biggest Festival - National Geographic This video will only be shown in class for the first 2 minutes This