Christmas in India – have a blast celebration on 25th December


        Christmas in India is the favorite festival celebrated all over the world, Is celebrated on the 25th of December. Compared to other religious festivals, Christmas is considered a small festival in India, because Christians are a smaller population when compared to other religious people. The population of India is over one billion, so there are only twenty-five million Christians in India.


          One of the largest Indian Christian communities in a city is Mumbai. A lot of Christians in Mumbai are mostly Roman Catholics.  India’s smallest state of the Christian communities in Goa, which is located in the west of India, has a grand celebration. The states of Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Mizoram have high populations of Christians in India.

Midnight mass is a very important service for Christians in India, especially the Roman Catholics. In the middle of the night mass, the complete circle of relatives will stroll to the mass and this can be accompanied with the aid of using a big ceremonial dinner of various delicacies and receiving the offers. Churches in India are decorated with poinsettia flowers and candles for Christmas Eve, it’s the midnight service.


          In India, many different languages are spoken, so, it has different ways of wishes, In Hindi Merry Christmas is ‘Subh dramas, in Urdu It ‘Christmas Mubarak, in Sanskrit its ‘Krismasasya shubhkaamnaa’, in Gujarathi it is ‘Anandi Natal’, in Tamil its Christmas valthukkal, In Kannada its ‘kris mas habbada shubhaashayagalu’, In Malayalam, its ‘Christmas subhakankshalu’.


         India is diverse with its culture, language, regions, foods, religion, etc but the world has witnessed that India celebrates Christmas or the Muslim festivals along with the Hindu festivals without any diversions. so, India is said as the epitome of unity in diversity. India celebrates Christmas with the spirit of love, forgiveness, harmony, and togetherness. every state of India magnificently celebrates the festival in remembrance of the birth of Jesus.

The practice of Christmas celebration symbolizes that Jesus, is the way to enlightenment, the light of the world, and is mainly known for the purification of our soul. During Christmas time, Churches in India narrate the stories of the Bible, and the life of Jesus, and sing the melodies and carols in their dialects.


India Christmas Holiday 2023 is an upcoming festival on 25th December, which is a Monday. Start planning your Christmas so that you can enjoy the Christmas weekend with friends/family or just with yourself in the way you want to. With so many places to visit, things to do, gifts to choose and food to cook, for sure. India Christmas Holiday is going to be busy for you. Hope you and your loved ones have a Merry Christmas 2023.


          In India, Goa has a grand celebration, people love to celebrate because Goa has a lot of Western customs as part of their Christmas, and it has a historical connection with Portugal. people like to go to church and sing with their neighbors for a week before Christmas. In some places, Christmas celebrations are extravagantly grand. Christmas Trees are very popular as it has a traditional rich fruit Christmas cake.

Favorite sweets are made by people and shared with their family and friends. Christmas Eve is famously celebrated in Goa, people hang out the giant lanterns in the sky, have their Christmas meal, and the midnight mass service. After the service church bell rings to announce that Christmas Day has arrived.


           Santa Claus plays an important role in the Christmas celebration, he is said as Father Christmas, he presents a gift to children by horse and cart and resembles happiness and joy. These are the unique Christmas celebrations in India.

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What is India’s tradition for Christmas?

India’s special tradition is attending midnight mass and exchanging gifts with family and friends. churches are decorated with lights, candles, and flowers.

What are 2 interesting facts about Christmas?

1. 3 billion Christmas cards are sent in the U.S. each year.
2. It takes about 15 years to grow the average Christmas tree.

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