Society for the Confluence
of Festivals in India
Celebrating the beautiful bond shared between brother and
sister, the is an affirmation of a sister's protection of her brother's
well being, and is primarily celebrated in the northern states of India.
This festival is related to the legends of Yamraj and his sister Yami,
Krishna and his sister Subhadra as well as to Baghwan Mahavir. An
occasion for sisters to say that she has got the best brother, this
festival is ceremonized by putting an auspicious tilak on the forehead
of their brothers and perform an aarti of him as a mark of love and
protection from evil forces.
As a socially responsible manifestation, Society for the Confluence of
Festivals in India endeavors to create value for the Indian society by
introducing the beauty, grace and wisdom embodied in the various
festivals of India, thereby preserving India's rich cultural heritage.
We bring unique customs, traditions and goodness of Indian festivals to
form a distinct association known as the Society for the Confluence of
Festivals in India. Through this organization, we hope to form a mutual
respect for and foster the common bond that various Indian festivals
The great diversity of Indian religious beliefs is projected through
the various festivals that are celebrated in India. They arise from the
innate desire of man to seek diversion from humdrum activities that help
in symbolizing, reflecting and enriching social life in a specific
cultural setting. SCFI seeks to conserve and promote an awareness of
this rich and diversified cultural treasure amongst the citizen of this
country through various expositions that focus on the tradition of
excellence, conversing the famous legends, rituals, mythology and
philosophy of Indian Festivals and in turn facilitating an awareness of
their deeper and subtler values.
SCFI On Bhai Dooj
SCFI aids in enhancing the essence of Bhai Dooj as nowhere is the bond
of brotherly-sisterly love glorified with such grandeur as in India.
SCFI, through its various activities stress on the point that this
festival has got a lot to do with family ties and social attachments.
This Website dedicated to each & every aspect of Bhai dooj reaffirms
the faith of sibling love. SCFI reflects the spirit of camaraderie that
is so prevalent in this wonderful festival.