Karaga Festival (March-April)
Watch devotees balance earthernware pots called Karagas on their heads in a night procession. Symbolising Shakti, learn how this procession came about.
Visit Bangalore in November and join the peanut festival. Celebrating the year’s first groundnut crop, join the farmers as they visit the Bull Temple to seek blessings.
Join a festival to mark spring’s arrival. Also called Pongal, soak up the happy atmosphere as the harvest season starts.
Celebrate Lord Ganesha’s birthday in September. Join the festivities as the Indians hail this great occasion.
Mark good’s triumph over evil In Dussehra - a festival glorifying good’s victory. Cheer and celebrate with the natives in this national event.
Celebrate the festival of lights. A sacred festival in which the Indians worship the goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha to seek prosperity blessings.
Join a nation-wide Hindu procession dedicated to Lord Shiva.. Visit the nearest Lord Shiva temple. Watch devotees offer Panchamrit, fruits and sacred leaves to the Shiva Lingam.