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Festivals Of Rajasthan

21 Jun

Fairs and Festivals of Rajasthan

Festivals Of Rajasthan

The homogeneity, love for color and exuberant festivity is sustained in the core of Rajsthan when all the cultural fiesta is a symbol of vivacious spirit of people and brings harmony in all tribes, religions when they come together to depict a secular nation.

Fairs and Festivals Of Rajasthan

Teej

This festival symbolizes virtiltiy along with the onset of monsoon. The festivity starts with the procession of Goddess teej in a decorated palanquin. Processions, women dressed in bright colours and a lot of merriment prevails during Teej. This is the time to renew the ties of fidelity for the married couple. This festival clearly depicts womanhood where the ladies gather in groups in colorful attires putting on henna tattoos, colorful bangles swing the rides which allures tourist all round the world to be the part of joyous celebration.

Gangaur Festival

An eighteen day festivity time where women folk observe fast and the festival is held in honor of Gauri (Parvati), the goddess of abundance.Gangaur symbolizes marital happiness achieved by Gauri.It is time for young girls to dress up in their finery and pray for grooms of their choice while the married women pray for the well-being of their husbands. During the festival several processions take place and the end of this festival is observed with immersing the idol of goddess parvati in lake.

Elephant Festival

This would be best time to visit Rajasthan during this festival where you find female elephants participating who looks no lesser then competing for a world class beauty peagent. This is a unique event trhat helds annually in the pink city. Groomed to perfection, glittering in gold, row upon row of elephants catwalk before an enthralled audience. The elephants move gracefully in procession,run races, play the regal game of polo. This festival is observed during the Holi festival.

Urs at Ajmer

Urs of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz (R.A.) is celebrated every year in the first week of Rajab(Islamic month according to lunar calendar). Held in the memory of the revered Sufi Saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti.People from varied regions and religions gather here to receive the blessings of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz. The holy aura at dargah leaves one astonished with a feeling of goose bumps and certainly a time for introspection is felt.

Pushkar Fair

People around the globe gather here to visit and enjoy the festivity of this ancient religious town Pushkar. Pushkar is an important pilgrimage as well as the venue of a mammoth cattle fair. Bazaars, auctions, music and sports are highlight of this event. evenings at pushkar fair have their own charm with pierced calls by camels and slight music making the fair joyous one.

Desert Festival

A journey to heart of desert, Jaisalmer. The three-day Desert festival is a special event that the local people and the tourists look forward to with great excitement and anticipation.

Rann Utsav

A Hug of natural beauty with music dance and cultural plethora The colorful fairs held near the beach or the banks of a lake swings one with the spirit of festivity, fervor and flamboyancy while the organized tour around Kutch. This is a 3 day fair that clearly depicts a blend of cultural extravaganza with natural and scenic beauty that leaves the vistors astonished and contended at heart.

Celebrations occur almost round the year and are a splendid opportunity for the visitor to gain an insight into the life of the Rajasthani

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