Bhajan Mela – 26th August 2015
‘Bhajan’ is used in India to refer to any devotional song. Bhajans are sung all across the country to praise God and express one’s deep love & devotion towards the almighty. Bhajans are gentle, melodious songs which provide immense peace and happiness to the person/s who sing it and those people who listen to it.
Dussehra Celebration -24th October 2015
Dussehra celebrates the Hindu god Rama’s victory over the demon king Ravana and the triumph of good over evil. The epic Ramayana tells the story of the Lord Rama who wins the lovely Sita for his wife, only to have her carried off by Ravana, the demon king of Lanka.
Sharad Purnima Garba 31st October 2015
Festival celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of Ashvin (September–October). Goddess of wealth Lakshmi is worshiped
Raksha Bandan Workshop at 3pm on 27 August 2015 at Bolton Hospice
Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters; the festival is also popularly used to celebrate any brother-sister relationship between men and women who are relatives or biologically unrelated.