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Indian Festival Pictures

Indian festivals are colorful spectaculars. Enjoy Indian festival pictures in these photo galleries.

Christmas in India Photos
Although India isn't a predominantly Christian country, Christmas in India is still celebrated to varying degrees. These India Christmas photos capture the Christmas spirit across the country.

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Photos
See photos of the exuberant Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai here.

Holi Festival Photos
Holi is a very carefree festival that’s great fun to participate in if you don’t mind getting wet and dirty. You'll end up saturated in water, with color all over your skin and clothes.

Kumbh Mela Photos
The Kumbh Mela the largest religious gathering in the world. These Kumbh Mela pictures reveal some of the weird and wonderful sights of this ancient holy festival.

Ladakh Hemis Festival Photos
The two day Hemis festival is held every year in July, at Hemis monastery near Leh, in far northern Ladakh. It features traditional music, colorful masked dances, and a fair full of striking handicrafts. It's truly spectacular.

Varkala Temple Festival Photos
These photos show how the colorful festival at the Janardhana Swamy Temple, held during March/April in Kerala's beach town of Varkala, is celebrated.

Manali Temple Festival Photos
Every May in Manali, in northern India, a large festival takes place at the Hadimba Temple in Dhungiri forest. The temple is one of the most important in the area, and the festival attracts people from all over the region.

Durga Puja Pictures
Durga Puja is the biggest and most important occasion of the year in Kolkata. The magnificence of the festival is revealed in these Durga Puja pictures.

Govinda Krishna Janmashtami Photos
Forming a human pyramid is harder than it looks. These Govinda Krishna Janmashtami photos show how a group of young guys in Mumbai go about it.

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