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 share.
Society for the Confluence of Festivals in India