Mahanavami/Ayudha Puja -
Torsdag 18 Oktober, 2018
Hinduism : An integral part of the Dasara festival (festival of triumph), a Hindu festival. It is also called Astra Puja . In simple terms, it means “Worship of Implements. Wikipedia
date confirmed in 2018
Vijaya Dashami (Dasera) -
Fredag 19 Oktober, 2018
Hinduism : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self.
Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science) ASSAM, BIHAR, WEST BENGAL: preceeded by 3 bank holidays.
DELHI, KARNATAK, KERALA, TAMILNADU, UTTAR PRADESH: preceeded by 1 bank holiday. RAJASTHAN, MANIPUR, HIMACHAL PRADESH: preceeded by 1 bank holiday 2 days before (ex. Thursday AND Saturday