Festivals of India
Festivals of India
International Kite Festival Ahmedabad - Gujarat
The International Kite Festival is always held at Ahmedabad on January 14, with the festival of Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti. on this day people of Gujarat fly kits and they have lots of fun together, all are in the terace, if somebody cuts a kite he says "Kapyo Chhe" or "Lappet". ...
Navratri (Nine Nights Festival) - Gujarat
Navratri is the most famous festival of Gujarat around the world. Navratri is group of 'nine nights', where Gujarti people enjoy festival with joy and relious, for nine nights. This is an ancient and colourful festival. Navratri honours the one Divine Shakti or Force which supports the entire universe, and is personified as the Mother Goddess....
Rath Yatra - Gujarat
Ahmedabad Rath Yatra is just like Rath Yatra of Jagannath Puri in Orissa. The Rath Yatra starts in the early morning from the Jagdish Mandir located in the Jamalpur area. Rath Yatra is also a relious festival of Guajrat. It is associated with Bhagwan Krishna, Balram and Subhadra. The Rath Yatra...
Fairs of India
Fairs of India
Pushkar Fair - Rajasthan
Pushkar - the ancient town of Rajasthan, 11 kms from Ajmer, is situated around the sacred lake. The Place is transformed into a spectacular fair ground in the month of Kartik (October/November). The fair attracts a great number of tourist from across the world. a temple here is dedicated to Lord Brahma. Pushkar has three main lakes - Jayshtha Pushkar, Madhyam Pushkar and Kanishtha Pushkar. The fair is one of the largest cattle fairs on the wor...
Modhera Dance Festival - Gujarat
Sun Temple at Modhera in Mehsana District are the ruins of the 11th Century temple, situated on the banks of Pushpavati river. Constructed in 1026-27 A.D. during the reign of King Bhimdev I of Patan, the temple is dedicated to Surya or the Sun God. It is a magnificent specimen of superb artistry of Gujarat's architects of the bygone days. Modhera's sun temple is positioned in such a manner that at the equinoxes the rising sun strikes the images ...