#Festivals are the soul of cultural and social life .Festivals of every country is relevant to their Geography and History .Why do we celebrate festivals ?
They teach us values and bring humans together . They bind us with each other . Each and every celebration has its history and valid reasons . Each festival has its interesting story .
It is human nature to love the celebration . The celebration word is only festive .
Each and every country in the world has their unique Geography and History . In this world not a single stone is similar to each other . This nature itself is full of variety . This universe is full of various cultures ,traditions . Even in one country people mostly fight among themselves for one or another reasons . So what makes them come together . So make them come together ? It is their culture and civilisation .
Festival is a part of culture and civilization . It reminds us the values of those great souls with whom they are related . For example Christmas festival reminds us the values and principles taught by Jesus Christ .
#Buddha Jayanti teaches us universal brotherhood . #Lord Buddha has taught the world how one can get rid of sorrows . #Mahavir Jain Taught the world ‘Live and let live ‘ . When we talk about religion each religion taught humanity , love, peace and brotherhood .
Now let’s see how geography is related with festivals ? Many festivals in India ( other agrarian countries) , are related with seasons . Mostly when crops are harvested . The method and rituals are also relevant to the availability of the resources . For example :
Just see the co-relation , when there is new moon day ,festival of light (Diwali ) and when there is hot summer in the month of March ( Holi ) festival of colors and water is celebrated .
There are some other reasons also why we celebrate them ?
- Festivals bring freshness in life .
- They remove boredom .
- They are the source of national integration and unity .
- They reminds us our cultural values
- They are good for an integrated nation and it unity .
- Many people get employment .
- Because of their celebration ,the country’s economy also develops .