SACRED FESTIVALS IN THE NEWS: HINDUISM


Diwali

  "In Pictures: Diwali Celebrations Around The World," BBC News, November 14, 2020.

"Diwali 2020: When Is It And How Is It Celebrated?," Al Jazeera, November 14, 2020.

  Natasha Mikies, "The Many Stories Of Diwali Share A Common Theme Of Justice," Conversation, November 12, 2020.

  "Diwali: What Is It?," BBC Newsround, October 21, 2020.

  Matt Fidler, "Diwali Celebrations From Edinburgh To Kahmandu -- In Pictures," Guardian, October 28, 2019.

  "Delhi Pollution: Are Diwali Fireworks To Blame?," BBC News, November 8, 2018.

  "Diwali, Festival Of Lights -- In Pictures," Guardian, October 19, 2017.

  Ritu Prasad, "Is Delhi's Diwali Firework Ban An Attack On Hinduism?," BBC News, October 19, 2017.

  Arnel Hecimovic, "Diwali, The Hindu Festival Of Lights -- In Pictures," Guardian, October 31, 2016.

Chhavi Sachdev, "Here's The Story Of The Indian Lamp Shown In Trump's New Ad," Goats And Soda, NPR, October 25, 2016.

  "Diwali, Festival Of The Lights -- In Pictures," Guardian, November 15, 2012.

Jahnabi Barooah, "Diwali 2012: The Festival Of Lights," Huffington Post, November 12, 2012.

Felicity Morse, "Diwali: Festival Of Lights -- Firecrackers And Movie Stars Celebrate," Huffington Post, October 27, 2011.

  "Diwali, Festival Of Lights -- In Pictures," Guardian, October 26, 2011.

  David Levene and Sejal Sukhadwala, "Diwali Snacks And Sweets -- In Pictures," Guardian, October 26, 2011.

  Sejal Sukhadwala, "What's Eaten At Diwali?," Guardian, October 25, 2011.

Neha Viswanathan, "Diwali Still Works, Far From Home," Guardian, November 6, 2010.

Manisha Bhasin, "Celebrating Diwali," Guardian Weekly, November 8, 2007.

Taya Zinkin, "Diwali Brought Up To Date," Guardian, November 17, 2015. [1959]


Holi

  "People Have Been Celebrating The Indian Festival Holi," BBC Newsround, March 9, 2020.

  Aysha Khan, "'We Are Reclaiming Holi': College Students Protest Hindu Nationalism With A Blackout Holi," Religion News Service, March 6, 2020.

"'Festival Of Colours': Hindus Celebrate Holi," Al Jazeera, March 21, 2019.

  "Holi: A Festival Of Colours -- In Pictures," Guardian, March 21, 2019.

  "Holi: Hindus Across India And Nepal Celebrate Festival Of Colours," BBC News, March 20, 2019.

  Arnel Hecimovic, "Lathmar Holi Festival: Colour And Beating With Sticks -- In Pictures," Guardian, February 26, 2018.

  Arnel Hecimovic, "Paint-Throwing And Dancing At India's Holi Festival -- In Pictures," Guardian, March 8, 2017.

  "Award-Winning Images Of Indian Holi Festival -- In Pictures," Guardian, September 22, 2016.

"Holi 2016: Hindu Festival Of Color Welcomes Spring," HuffPost, March 24, 2016.

  Chhavi Sachdev, "Holy Holi: Colored Powder Will Be Thrown But Splashing Might Be Illegal," Goats And Soda, NPR, March 23, 2016.

  "Indian Widows Celebrate Holi Festival -- In Pictures," Guardian, March 22, 2016.

"Holi: Readers' Pictures Of The Festival Of Colours," Guardian, March 10, 2015.

"Holi 2015: Festival Of Colors Celebrates Spring," HuffPost, March 6, 2015.

"India Celebrates Holi, The Hindu Festival Of Colours," Telegraph, March 6, 2015.

  Sally Morrow, "Photos: Beauty And Color Of Holi Celebrations," Religion News Service, March 4, 2015.

  "Holi Festival Week -- In Pictures," Guardian, March 28, 2013.

Jahnabi Barooah, "Holi 2013: Festival Of Colors Celebrates Spring," Huffington Post, March 26, 2013.

Jahnabi Barooah, "Holi 2012: Festival Of Colors Celebrates Spring," Huffington Post, March 26, 2012.

  "Holi: The Hindu Festival Of Colour -- In Pictures," Guardian, March 22, 2011.

  "Holi, The Festivals Of Colours," Guardian, March 1, 2010.


Navratri (Durga Puja)

  Bishwanath Ghosh, "In Kolkata, Empty Pandals And Roads Mark Durga Puja," Hindu, October 26, 2020.

  Madhuparna Das, "Bengal's Durga Puja 2020 Is A Petri Dish Of Politics And Pandemic, A Perfect Storm For BJP," Print, October 24, 2020.

  Hannah Ellis-Petersen, "Corona Demons Tower Over India's Durga Puja Festival," Guardian, October 22, 2020.

  Padmaja Jayaraman, "Navratri Tradition Of 'Bommai Golu' Goes Online This Year Due To COVID-19," Hindu, October 14, 2020.

  Manjit Singh Hoonjan, "Bengal's Durga Puja: A Hindu Festival In Full Flow -- In Pictures," Guardian, August 28, 2018.

  Michael Safi, "Hindu Festival Chokes Indian Waterways With Flowers And Idol Debris," Guardian, October 3, 2017.

  Nathan Glover, "Festival Of Durga Is A Victory Of Good Over Evil," World Religion News, October 14, 2015.

  Nathan Glover, "VHP Has Banned Non-Hindus From Attending Navratri Festival," World Religion News, October 13, 2015.

"Nine Days Of Celebrations," Hindu, October 20, 2012.

Somini Sengupta, "Calcutta Journal: A 10-Armed Goddess Charms A Frenetic Megalopolis," New York Times, October 22, 2007.


Krishna Janmashtami

  Gary Nguyen, "Getting To Know The Hindu Festival Krishna Janmashtami," World Religion News, September 4, 2015.

  "Hindus Across India Celebrate Janmashtani Festival -- In Pictures," Guardian, August 10, 2012.

  "Krishna Festival Is Celebrated By Hindus Around The World -- In Pictures," Guardian, August 23, 2011.

  "Janmashtami: A Celebration On Krishna's Birthday," BBC News, August 5, 2011.

  "Krishna's Birthday: Children Dress As Hindu god Krishna During Festivities To Mark Janmashtami At A School In Mumbai," Guardian, September 2, 2010.


Maha Shivaratri

"Maha Shivaratri 2015: The Great Night Of Lord Shiva," HuffPost, February 17, 2015.

Jahnabi Barooah, "Maha Shivaratri 2013: The Great Night Of Lord Shiva," Huffington Post, March 10, 2013.

James North, "Staying Awake With Shiva," Guardian, February 17, 2010.


Miscellaneous

  Elisa Meyer, "The Hindu Celebration Of Dhanu Sankranti," World Religion News, December 16, 2017.

  Elisa Meyer, "Puri Ratha Yatra, The Indian Festival Of The Chariots," World Religion News, June 22, 2017.


 

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