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Fairs & Festivals In Jaipur

Dec 25th, 2008 22:40
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Festivals are the occasions that add color to life. When it comes to
Jaipur, the royal city celebrates each and every festival with full
gusto and zeal. The colorful city gets brighter during the celebration
of special festivals. There are numerous festivals which the city
observes like any other part of the country. But the city celebrates
some unusual and interesting fairs & festivals in their own style. The
fairs and festivals which are worth mentioning are Elephant festival,
Teej festival, Kite festival and Gangaur festival.
Jaipur Fairs and Festivals are inseparable element of the cultural
identity of the city. The vivacious city looks more vibrant during the
festivity; people enjoy these festivals keeping aside all their tensions
and worries. Different fairs and festivals have their own significance
and offer a pleasurable break from the tight schedules of life. If you
want to explore the customs and traditions of Jaipur, festive season is
the right time to visit the city. In this article, we will explore some
of the major festivals of Jaipur.
Gangaur Festival
Gangaur is a significant festival of Jaipur, especially meant for the
women. Gangaur festival is widely acclaimed and celebrated throughout
the state of Rajasthan. The word Gangaur is derived from two words,
'Gan' and 'Gauri' which are synonyms of 'Siva' and his consort 'Parvati'
respectively.
Kite Festival
Kite Festival is a popular festival of Jaipur, Rajasthan. Kite flying is
enjoyed by people of all age-groups. However, 14 January, the day of
Makar Sankranti, makes the official day for flying kites in Jaipur.
People make most out of the festival by flying kites for the whole day.
Teej Festival
Teej Festival is one of the most popular festivals of India. Festival of
Teej is widely celebrated, but its real charm can be found only in
Jaipur, Rajasthan. Teej celebrates the arrival of monsoon, after the
scorching sun of summers. Teej is celebrated in the month of 'Shravan'
(July-August), according to the Hindu calendar.
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Makar Sankranti
The festival is celebrated on the 14th of January every year. This has
now become the festival of kite-flying which does not spare the soaring
spirits of anyone in Jaipur. The devoted ones, however, take a holy dip
in the kund at Galtaji. The traditional sweet associated with it is
Phirni, made in abundance by the halwais of Jaipur
Elephant Festival
This festival is held on the day of Holi, the festival of colours, at
the Chaughan stadium. Beautifully decorated and caparisoned elephants
assemble to participate in the royal procession. Elephant polo, elephant
race,elephant tug-of-war with a few tourist and holi on elephant back
are some of the exciting events.
Dussehra
Dussehra is celebrated by staging Ramlila in different parts of the city
and cuminating in the ceremonial burning of the giant effigies of Ravan,
Kumbhakaran and Meghnath, celebrating Lord Rama's victory over the Demon
King, and victory of Good over Evil. A mela is organised at Amer and
thousands of devotees visit the templeof Shila Mataji situated there.
Special puja is offered by the former Maharaja in the City Palace amidst
traditional fanfare. Durga Puja is celebrated in several community
pandals for four days by the large Bengali population in the city.
Diwali
Celebrated every year in October- November, Diwali is perhaps the most
popular of all Indian festivals. The origin of this festival can be
traced back to the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana, when Lord Rama returend
to this kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. The whole kingdom was
lit up with diyas (earthen lamps ) to celebrate his return.
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