Holidays in November 2020
Holidays in November 2020 will offer an offer an exciting opportunity for natives to plan their vacations. The month of November officially marks the arrival of winter as earth goes for a nap only to wake up in the next spring. Like the previous year, November Holidays 2020 will also provide you with a lot of festivals and occurences to make your winter the most happening one. Many celebrations will take place on the national level, while many state specific festivals will take place in various parts of India. It is a fact known by each and every native that India India’s roots are multicultural. This explains the reason why vivid festivals find a place in our culture. By celebrating various festivals together, people from all walks of life, religious and cultural backgrounds exhibit respect towards each other’s culture, religion and live a harmonious life together. Overall, it can be said that holidays in November 2020 will make a generous contribution to your festive mood.
The government of India circulates a list which includes the includes the upcoming festivals for a particular year. However, you can find all the dates of holidays in November 2020 and also read some interesting trivia about them.
Let us now have a look at the dates of November Holidays 2020 in the list mentioned below.
Holidays in November 2020 List
|Nov 4||Wednesday||Karaka Chaturthi|
|Nov 14||Saturday||Narak Chaturdashi|
|Nov 14||Saturday||Diwali - Deepavali|
|Nov 15||Sunday||Govardhan Puja|
|Nov 16||Monday||Bhai Dooj|
|Nov 20||Friday||Chhath Puja|
|Nov 24||Tuesday||Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day|
|Nov 30||Monday||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
Moving on, let us now talk about the various November Holidays 2020 and discover some interesting trivia about them.
Holiday List November 2020
Karaka Chaturthi - Holidays in November 2020 update explains that Karaka Chaturthi, also known as Karva Chauth, this particular festival is observed by Hindu women mostly in the Northern part of India. Its celebration can be mostly seen taking place in states like Haryana, Uttar Pradesh , Rajasthan, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Married female natives observe fasts on this particular day for the long life expectancy of their respective husbands. They do not consume food and water on this day. The successful observation of this fast also brings wealth and everlasting prosperity for the natives family.
Naraka Chaturdashi- As per the list of November Holidays 2020, Naraka Chaturdashi, also known as KaalI Chaudas is celebrated on the fourteenth date i.e. Chaturdashi of Kartik month’s Krishna Paksha. It is observed to hail the day when Goddess Durga took the fierce form of Kaali and killed the demon, Narakashura. When the rest of India celebrates Diwali on the new Moon day, the natives of South India takes part in Diwali celebrations on the day of Naraka Chaturdashi only. It primarily takes place in the states of Goa, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Diwali - Diwali, the festival of lights and happiness is certainly one of the most anticipated of November Holidays 2020. It eradicates the clouds of darkness from one’s life and finally brings wealth, peace and prosperity to the household. Goddess Lakshmi is the prime Goddess to be worshipped during this festival and her blessings are seeked to remain at the receiving end of health, wealth and flourishment. Often celebrated during the New Moon or Amavasya, this festival is the embodiment of the day when Lord Rama returned to his homeland after 14 years of exile.
Govardhan Puja- In the list of November Holidays 2020, It is celebrated the very next day of Diwali. Kite-flying competitions are organised by people all over the country. It is to commemorate the mythical story of Lord Krishna lifting up the huge Govardhan Parvat on his little finger.
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Bhai Dooj- The festival celebrates the unique Bond that exists between a brother and a sister. Siblings protect, admire and share each other’s deep secrets sorrows and happiness. The celebration is commenced to eulogize this bond in the countries of India and Nepal. Bhai Dooj is the first day of the five long celebrations of Diwali. Sisters prepare the favourite dish of the brothers and also pray for the wellbeing of their brothers. In return, the brothers also about to protect their sisters from all kinds of evils standing in her way. As per a legend, it is believed that Lord Krishna visited Subhadra after killing a demon named Narkasur and gave him a very warm welcome and prepared sweets for him this marks the origination of the festival which is one of the most celebrated once in the list of November holidays 2020.
Chhath Puja- The ancient festival celebrated by the followers of Hinduism is quite popular in the states of Bihar Uttar Pradesh some parts of Nepal Jharkhand the entire festival is devoted to Surya on the Sun god as he is believed to be the origin literary source of all forces and powers devotees are thin observe in fast considering the fact that it is celebrated on the 6th day of Kartik month it came to be known as chhath. The rituals of this festival include uncompromising fasting, taking a bath in holy rivers , offering Arghya to the Sun regularly for long periods of time.
Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom day- This optional holiday which makes it to the list of November Holidays 2020 is celebrated in memoriam of the ninth Guru of Sikh religion, Guru Tegh Bahadur. Known for his rebellious nature, he had initiated many social tasks during his time. The Gurudwara (holy temple for Sikhs) is situated in the beautiful state of Assam where numerous of his followers gather on this day to pay their respects to Guru Tegh Bahadur. In many places this day is also known as Shaheedi Diwas of Guru Tegh Bahadur.
Guru Nanak Jayanti- This festival is observed by the followers of Sikh religion to commemorate the birthday of their first Guru, Guru Nanak Dev. People take part in community feasts on this day.