Top 5 Festivals Of Mathura

Mathura, the birth place of Lord Shri Krishna, is one of the seven holy cities in India according to the Hindu religion. It is also the birth place of so many Hindu festivals like Janmasthami, MudiyoPoono (Guru Purnima), Goverdhan Puja (Ankoot), Holi andB

Mathura, the birth place of Lord Shri Krishna, is one of the seven holy cities in India according to the Hindu religion. It is also the birth place of so many Hindu festivals like Janmasthami, MudiyoPoono (Guru Purnima), Goverdhan Puja (Ankoot), Holi and BhaiDooj.

Janmasthami: Krishna Janmasthami, also known as Krishnasthami, Shri Krishna Jayanti or more popularly known as Janmathami, is the annual celebration of the birth of the Hindu deity Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. The festival of Janmasthami is celebrated on the eighth day (Asthami) of the Krishna Pakha (dark fortnight) of the month of Bhadrapad (August-September) according to the Hindu calendar. It is one of the biggest festivals of Mathura and Hindu religion and people from all over the world gathers to celebrate the festival. Read more about How To Celebrate Janmashtami in Mathura and Vrindavan

MudiyoPoono (Guru Purnima): Guru Purnima is an Indian and Nepalese festival dedicated to the spiritual and the academic teachers. This festival is traditionally celebrated by the Hindu, Jain and Buddhists, to pay their tribute and respect to their teachers and to express their gratitude to them. It is celebrated on the full moon day or Purnima in the Nepali (Hindu) month of Asadha (June-July) of the ShakaShamvat (Nepali Calendar) also known as Hindu calendar in Nepal and India, a day sacred to the memory of the great sage Maharshi Veda Vyasa. Read More About Mudiya Poona or Guru Poornima

Goverdhan Puja (Ankoot): Goverdhan Puja also known as Ankoot, is celebrated as the day when Lord Shri Krishna defeated Lord Indra by lifting the Goverdhan hill. It is celebrated on the fourth day of the Deepawali or Diwali celebrations which is also the first lunar day of ShuklaPaksha (bright fortnight) in the Hindu calendar month of Karthik. Read More about Govardhan Parikrama

Holi: Holi, the festival of colors or the festival of love, is an ancient Hindu religious festival, which signifies the victory of good over evil. This festival is so popular that it is not only being celebrated in India but at different places all over the world. It is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun, of the Hindu calendar. Read more about Different type of Holi Celebrations in All Over India

Bhai Dooj: The bond of brotherly-sisterly love is nowhere as dignified with such grandeur as in India. Hindus celebrates this special and holy relationship twice every year, with the festivals of Raksha Bandhan and Bhai Dooj. Bhai Dooj is celebrated on the last day of the five-day long Diwali festival and it is the second day of the bright fortnight of ShuklaPakha of the Hindu lunar month of Karthika. Read more about Festival of Light - Diwali

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