Bhai Dooj - Information about the festival celebrations, its significance, and customs.
Durga Puja - The traditions and celebrations of the festival.
Durga Puja - The myths,legends, history, and rituals associated with the festival.
Durga Puja: Stuttgart - The celebrations of the puja at Stuttgart.
Ganesh festival: Mumbai, India - History of the festival in India started by Lokmanya Tilak. Includes archives from Kesari newspaper and a photo gallery.
Hindu Festivals - Brief history, significance, and traditions of the various festivals.
Hindu New Year - About how the Hindu new year is celebrated in different parts of India and outside.
India Travelogue: Festivals of India - A brief introduction to the festivals.
Karwa Chauth - The origin, legends, and traditions of the festival.
Kumbha Mela Project 2001 - Multimedia experience of the Kumbha Mela to be held in Allahabad, India 2001.
Kumbha Mela Ujjain 2004 - Information on the camp to be hosted by Swami Nardanand of Siddha Ashram at Kumbha Mela at Ujjain in 2004.
Lamps during Diwali - The reason behind the celebrations are outlined and then related to Kal Yug.
Raksha Bandhan - Information about Raksha bandhan including the legend and importance of the festival.
Raksha Bandhan - The origin, legends, and traditions of the festival. Diwali
Diwali The Festival of Lights - History, Tradition and Celebration
Bawarchi: Indian Festivals: Diwali - Describes each of the five days of Diwali.
Can a Christian Celebrate Diwali? - Case study on whether a Hindu convert to Christianity can continue celebrating Diwali by reinterpreting it.
Diwali, Divali, Dewali - Short article explains the festival's origins and tells what is celebrated on each of its five days.
Diwali in West Bengal - Features the celebration of the five day festival in Calcutta.
Diwali Photos and Celebrations 2001 - Describes with text and photos an observance in a Tamil Brahmin household.
Diwali Rangoli - Learn about Rangoli, the art of painting designs in front of homes during the festival.
Festivals of Bharat - Deepavali - Explains what the festival signifies and what each day means. From Hindunet.org.
365greetings: Diwali - Free ecards celebrating the holiday.
Happy Deepavali - Includes recipes, greetings, and a description of the holiday.
Happy Diwali - Provides the history, origin, celebration, and tradition of this holiday.
Hindu New Year - Learn about the origin of the festival diwali, which marks the beginning of Hindu new year.
IndiaExpress - Deepavali / Diwali - Includes history, significance, traditions, recipes, photographs, and online greetings.
Indian Festivals: Diwali - Very brief description of the festival.
More About Diwali - Interesting and practical information about the festival of lights in India.
Ruchi's Kitchen: Diwali Festival - Includes legends related to the holiday, descriptions of the five days, preparation tips, and recipes.
The Story of Diwali - Explains what the festival symbolizes, and how it is observed.
TeacherLink Lesson Plan - Diwali: Hindu New Year - Mini-unit designed for use in the fourth through sixth grade classroom. Provided by Utah State University.
Utsav - Diwali - Brief explanation of the holiday and its importance.
The Festival of Light: Diwali [ Kids ] - A class shares what it has learned about this Hindu festival. Includes a slide show, quiz, the Ramayana story, and pictures of Jaipur at night.
Happy Diwali [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Provides the history, origin, celebration, and tradition of this holiday.
Indian Diwali [ Kids/Teens ] - How the festival is celebrated in different parts of the country.
Legend of Diwali Festival [ Kids/Teens ] - A collection of legends behind the festival.
Lord Mahavira - Diwali [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Learn about how diwali is celebrated by the jains as Lord Mahavira's Nirvana.
Rangoli in Diwali [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - Information about Rangoli, a colourful design which is made near the entrance to a house to welcome guests during the festival.
Significance of Diwali [ Teens ] - Covers the origin and significance of the five day festival. Holi
Colors of India - An interactive site virtually celebrating the Indian Festival of Colors (Holi). Includes information on other representations of color in India.
Festivals of Bharat - Holi - Summarizes several legends associated with the holiday.
Holi - Describes a few of the ways the people of India celebrate.
Holi - Offers information on the history of the festival and its celebrations.
Holi - The Festival of Colours - Provides a short overview of the holiday, including its origins, cultural significance, and modern celebrations. Includes photographs and online greetings. From IndiaExpress.
Kamat's Potpourri - Holi - Pictures show the people of India celebrating. Pongal
Bawarchi: Pongal - Provides an overview of the festival and includes a recipe for a traditional dish.
Happy Pongal - A brief look at each of the festival's four days.
The Hindu Universe: Pongal - A short look at the festival from a religious perspective.
Kamat's Potpourri - Sankranti or Pongal - A short description and related photos.
Pongal - Information on the "Tamil Thanksgiving" days, and what happens each day of the event.
Pongal - Describes the four day festival of a southern state, Tamil Nadu, called Pongal. Pictures included.
Pongal - The Harvest Festival of Tamil Nadu - Provides basic information about the festival, the rituals associated with it, and the legends behind it.
Pongal at FamilyCulture.com - Offers a brief description on the holiday.