Indian Festivals and their Psychological Significance

Most Indian festivals involve prayers and rituals. But have you thought about the psychological effects of our festivals?

Celebration & More

Undoubtedly, Indian festivals bring a lot of happiness and colors to our life. It gives us the perfect opportunity to connect with our family & friends.

A Source of Joy

The Other Side of the Coin

Just as the bright side of festivals, there are some aspects of festivals that can cause stress, anxiety, and discomfort to some.

Dahi Handi

This festival, which is dear to many because of its ties with lord Krishan’s Janmashtami, can lead to broken bones if the human pyramid is not administered properly.

The traditional ‘burning of Ravana’ that symbolizes triumph over evil along with the fun of pre-decided colors add charm to Navaratri.



Bhondla is associated with humorous songs that frequently make fun of mothers-in-law. They served as an expression for married women to express their feelings.

Festivals have positive and negative impacts on an individual's psychology.

The Positive and the Negative

Festival Awareness Read on to know more about the positive and negative impacts of festivals and make an informed decision about how to celebrate the festival.