Short essay on Importance of Festivals of India

Festivals in India carry important messages.

Some of the important Hindu festivals are Holi, Diwali, Durga Puja and Saraswati Puja. In Bihar Chhath is a great festival. Chhath is a worship of the sun. The sun gives us light and also life. So, the Hindus regard the sun as a god and worship him.

Holi, too, is a religious festival. It is day of victory of good over evil. Prahlad, we know, was a devotee of God. His father asked him again and again not to do so. But the boy would not listen. So, his father wanted to do away with him. He made several plans to do so but in vain. In the end, God saved Prahlad and killed his father. Holi comes to teach a great lesson. God helps those who depend upon Him. Nobody can harm them. Holi is also a social festival. It is a festival of colors. People throw coloured water at each other and enjoy a lot of fun. They mix together and embrace each other. Holi comes to produce a feeling of social equality.

Muslim festivals, too, teach the same great lesson. The Id comes after Ramzan. Ramzan is a month of fast and prayer. The Id comes