Events and Festivals in Bodh Gaya

Events & Festivals in Bodh gaya

The biggest festival in Bodhgaya is Buddha Jayanti that marks the birthday of Lord Buddha. It is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of May every year. Another important festival is Buddha Mahotsava which is a three day celebration coupled with various cultural and religious activities. Besides, the Kagya Monlam Cheno and Nyingma Monlam Chenmo festivals are also celebrated annually for world peace.

Jan 15, 2016
Makar Sankranti  - The Harvest Festival
Duration: 1 Day

Makar Sankranti is considered as an auspicious festival by the Hindus and is celebrated in every part of the country in innumerable forms, gaiety, and devotion. This festival is marked when the sun moves from the T...

Jan 26, 2016
Republic Day  - Display of Unity and Patriotism
Duration: 1 Day

The Republic day Celebrations mark the date on which the Constitution of India came into force. Though India became independent of British Rule on August 15th 1947, it did not have a permanent constituti...

Dec 25, 2016
Christmas  - Grand Christian Festival
Duration: 1 Day

Many Christians from all over the country celebrate Birthday of Lord Jesus Christ as Christmas Day held on December 25th.


There are many churches spread all over the country ...

Jan 1, 2017
New Year  - The best time for resolutions
Duration: 1 Day

New Year symbolizes happiness, celebrations, joy, and excitement. New Year is celebrated grandly to bid farewell to the gone year and welcome the New Year with pleasure. The New Year celebrations start from the 31<...

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