Procession of All Saints
The Procession of All saints is held on the fifth Monday of Lent in Goa and starts from the Church of St. Andrew in old Goa . Goa is the only place other than Rome where such a procession is held. Thousands of devotees partake in the procession. Local devotees carry life-size statues of 31 saints on their shoulders in a solemn procession around the whole village. This religious procession also has a mood of gaiety as in the evening the main road is lined by stalls selling snacks, sweets and toys. Join in this grand procession with Indian Festival Tours .
Feast of Our Lady of Miracles
Feast of Our Lady of Miracles is held at the Church of Our Lady of Miracles at Mapusa in Goa. The festival is celebrated in grand fashion on the 16 th day after Easter. The festival is also famous for the whole-hearted participation by both Indus and Christians. Celebrate this festival with Indian Festival Tours .
Bonderam Festival is celebrated with grand processions on the island of Divar in Goa on the 4 th Saturday of August. Mock battles are also carried out to commemorate the dispute which took place over property on the island. Celebrate Bonderam with Indian Festival Tours .
Geeta Jayanti Samaroh
The Geeta Jayanti Samaroh is celebrated at Kurukshetra in Heryana to commemorate the birth of Bhagavat Gita, the holy book of Hindus. Kurukshetra is a land of immense significance in the Hindu mythology. It was on this land the great battle of Mahabharata was fought and it was here that Lord Krishna advised Gita to Arjuna. The place was visited by divine personalities like Gautama Buddha and many Sikh Gurus. During the festival devotees bathe in the holy water of the sacred tanks at Kurukshetra - Sannihit Sarovar and Brahma Sarovar. The week-long festival held in Nov/Dec features dance, dramas, hymn recitals, bhajans and recital of stories about Lord Krishna. Celebrate this spiritual festival with Indian Festival Tours .