About Major Festivals in August 2018 India
For all States of India, the August Month is a Special Month. Not only we celebrate Independence Day but also we celebrate different festivals belongs to different religions. This year there are many Major Festivals in August 2018 India. Know the List of August 2018 Festivals and celebrate with full of Joy. There are also many historical events in August.
List of August 2018 Festivals
The following are the List of August 2018 Festivals:
- Firstly, Aadi Peruku
- Secondly, Hariyali Tej
- Thirdly, Mag Panchami
- Varalakshmi Vratham
- Jamshed Navroz
- Raksha Bandhan
- Krishna Janmashtami
- Lastly, Nand Mahotsav
The above List of August 2018 Festivals can explain briefly in the following:
Aadi Peruku – August 3rd, 2018
Aadi Peruku is one of the Major Festivals in August 2018 India. It is a monsoon festival celebrated by the Tamilians of Tamil Nadu State. The Tamil Women worship the Pachai Amman Goddess and all the families will go to the picnic nearby banks of Rivers of India. After the completion of the festival in the evening, the ladies offer the light lamps in the river and offer their prayers
Hariyali Tej – August 13th, 2018
Hariyali Tej is also known as “Choti Teej” is a monsoon festival celebrated in North Indian married women on the third day of the Shravanamasam. They worship the Parvati Goddess and sing the songs and dances in this festival. They also do fasting and receive the gifts from their parents. It is also one of the Major Festivals in August 2018 India.
Nag Panchami – August 15th, 2018
Nag Panchami is also one of the August Festivals 2018 celebrated by men and women by feeding the milk and worshipping the snakes. In many areas the women will do Serpents paintings and celebrate is for their families safety.
Varalakshmi Vratham – August 24th, 2018
Varalakshmi Vratham is mostly celebrated in the following states of Telangana State, Andhra Pradesh State, Karnataka State, Tamil Nadu State and some Maharashtra State areas. It celebrated by married women by doing fasting and worship the Goddess Lakshmi for the longevity of their husbands. The Karva Chauth also a similar festival celebrated in Northern states.
Raksha Bandhan – August 26th, 2018
Raksha Bandhan is also one of the Famous August Festivals of India celebrated by brothers and sisters all over India. It is the festival which signifies the bond between brother and sister. The sisters will tie the Rakhi to their brothers and receives gifts from them. The Rakhi thread signifies the “Protecting the Sister in all aspects”.
The Lord Krishna Birthday will celebrate as Krishnashtami. It is also one of the major Festivals of India. The places of Mathura and Brindavan will celebrate with the huge crowd. The devotees offer sweets, sings songs, performs the dances etc.
Nand Mahotsav will celebrate after the day of Janmashtami which is also one of the Festivals of India.
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in public and homes which comes on the 04th day of Bhadrapada. It also comes under major festivals in August because sometimes it comes in the month of August or september