Rajasthan, a place known for the brave historic deeds of the valiant Kings and Queens of the Rajput Dynasty. Rajasthan is place where the essence of joy has no bounds and the colourful combination of the different types of fairs and festivals do help us a lot to cherish the zeal of the richness of the culture, heritage and the glory of the desert land of Rajasthan. The land owes its uniqueness in the fields of cuisine, handicraft, culture and other allied and related features. A small description on various festivals played celebrated in Rajasthan is brief as under:
The desert festival of Maru Mahotsov, is held in the golden sands of the Thar desert in the months of February. The concerned festival is held in Jaisalmer, the golden city of Rajasthan. It is a festival based on various rituals.
Teej Festival, Jaipur
One of the biggest festivals of India, Teej commemorates two things: the love of a woman for his husband and the advent of the monsoon season in Jaipur. This festival is marked by the colourful spirits of the Rajputi women who undertakes fasting and applies the glorious designs of Mehendi in their hands. This festival speaks about the pious reunion of goddess Parvati with lord Shiva.
Gangaur festival Jaipur
This festival commemorates the goddess Parvati and her home comings. Its celebrated with fun and zeal in the colorful city of Jaipur.
Brij Holi festival, Bharatpur
This is one of the most loved and the adored festival of India. It is enjoyed a few days before Holi, in bharatpur, located in the Brij region of Rajasthan. The spirit of the city becomes alive with the people being dressed in the best and brightest types of colourful dresses and songs are sang in the praise of Lord Krishna and Radha.
Kota Adventure Festival
The unique feature of this festival is that it combines adventure with spirituality. In this festival adventure sports are organized and people from far of places come to take part, its generally held during Dushera, in the month of October. The main highlight of this festival is kite flying.
Elephant festival, Jaipur
Rajasthan also holds its uniqueness for the much awaited Camel festival , that it held in the city of Jaipur. This festival is in the honor of the importance of elephants in Rajasthan and takes place during Holi.
This festival is a festival of lights and color and it is celebrated on the day of Vijayadashami. This festival commemorates the victory of Rama over the demon king Ravana.
Navratri Festival in Rajasthan
This is one of the best known festivals in India. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and is associated with the blessings of Goddess Durga, the incarnation of Shakti, the source of the cosmic energy in this world. It is celebrated for 9 days for the different forms of the Goddess Durga.
This festival is celebrated for a period of 5 days in Rajasthan. The celebration in the places of Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur gives a real new form of meaning to this festival in the colorful State of Rajasthan.