Top 10 festivals of Rajasthan

Usha Biswal Rout

03, Jan 2017 @ 12:59 AM
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Start Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2017                     End Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2017
Venue: Rajasthan, India
Related to: Rajasthan Travel Guide

Top 10 festivals of Rajasthan :

Rajasthan is a popular India travel spot famous for marvelous monuments and palaces throughout. This state ranks high in the list of many other 'India travel spots'. Top 10 most popular Upcoming festivals of Rajasthan are as follows.

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Deepawali in Rajasthan:

Deepawali is one of the main festival in Rajasthan which is celebrated during the months of October and November. People light diyas, make rangoli at entry of houses and wear new clothes on this day. Ganesh and Lakshami Puja is mainly conducted on this day.

Holi in Rajasthan:

The vibrant festival of Holi is celebrated generally during month of March when people play with bright colors with each other. At evening there is a ritual of visiting each others’ houses and applying a tika on forehead with gulaal.

Teej in Rajasthan :

Teej is a special fasting festival for women which fall on the third day of Shukla Paksha of Shraavana month. It’s a three day celebration dedicated to Goddess Parvati for marital bliss and happiness of family. On this occasion many delicious feasts are prepared by ladies.

Gogaji in Rajasthan :

Gogaji is a famous festival in Rajasthan which is also known as Jahar Veer Gogga. This day marks the worship of folk deity or a ‘snake-god’ by people.

Shri Devnarayan Jayanti in Rajasthan :

Shri Devnarayan Jayanti is celebrated in the memory of Shri Devnarayan who is considered as the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On this day people worship the folk deity of Shri Devnarayan.

Makar Sankranti in Rajasthan :

Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival which is celebrated with great devotion by Hindus throughout the state. The festival mostly falls on 14th of January every year which even marks the beginning of spring.

Janmashtami in Rajasthan :

Janmashtami is a renowned Hindu festival which is celebrated with true cheerfulness all over Rajasthan. It’s the occasion of birth day of Lord Krishna the eight avatar of Vishnu. Raaslila showcasing lifetime events of Lord Kirshna are conducted at several places.

Camel Fair in Rajasthan :

Camel Fair is organized in the honor of precious ship of the desert, camel which is celebrated on the full moon night every year. The event involves camel races, camel rides and camel dances as part of the merriment. It is one of the most fabulous festivals in Rajasthan.

Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan :

Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan is an annual five-day fest which popular worldwide for its unique celebration. Trading of camel, livestock, various competition like matka phod, longest moustache and bridal competition are part of this grand festival.

Marwar Festival in Rajasthan :

Marwar Festival is also known as Maand Festival which is a two days event that falls in the month of Ashwin. The festival represents the engaging folk dance and music which is performed in the respect of folk heroes of Rajasthan.

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