Gangaur festival

By: Parkhi Aggarwal

26, Feb 2017 @ 12:44 AM
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Start Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017                     End Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017
Venue: Rajasthan, India
Related to: Rajasthan Travel Guide

About Gangaur festival : Rajasthan festival list is adorned with plethora of engaging festivals which adds on to the frenzy all around. Gangaur festival in Rajasthan is one of the most famous festivals of Rajasthan. According to festival calendar Rajasthan 2017 this fest is going to held on 30th March in the Pink City Jaipur. This is amongst those festivals of Rajasthan in April which related to the worship of Goddess Gauri especially by women. This festival is celebrated in almost every city of Rajasthan state with huge zest and zeal.

When Gangaur festival in Rajasthan
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Top attractions : Gangaur as part of the upcoming fairs and festivals Rajasthan celebration contains many attractions. Ghewar is the special sweet dish on this day along with the elegant procession of image of Gauri through various parts of the city. Tourists from different corners of the world visit Rajasthan on Gangaur festival and admire the amazing sights in the market and temples. Married women clad in heavy lehngas and ornaments is another interesting part of the overall function.

How it is celebrated : Gangaur the popular festivals of Rajasthan involves some rituals that are followed by every Hindu. Basic rituals of this cultural festivals Rajasthan include burying the seeds of wheat and barley in the ash collected from Holika Dehan, singing of songs by women, carrying of pots on head in a procession, making of clay images of Shiv and Parvati and breaking of pots by girls mark the end of this fest.      

What people do: There is no dearth of Indian festivals which are rejoiced by the people throughout the country. Number of interesting activities are part of Gangaur cultural festivals Rajasthan. Ladies apply mehandi on hands and feet, girls enjoy decorating the clay images of Lord Shiv and Goddess Gauri, shopping is also an exclusive part of festivals of Rajasthan in April. For travelers around the world Rajasthan is no less than a dessert in April with lots of festivals.

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