Navratri Festival In Gujarat For Some Traditional Fun!
Navratri is one of the important festivals of Hindus. In this Navratri festival the Deity Shakti is worshipped. Every year this festival is celebrated for nine nights which is the literal meaning of Navratri. For almost nine day and nights Deity Shakti is worshipped followed by Dusshera. Shakti is worshipped in 9 forms during the festival of Navratri, that are Durga, Amba, Lalita, Bhairavi, Bhadrakali, Annapoorna, Sarvamangala, Bhavani and Chandika.
Navratri usually falls in the Month of October and the date is decided as per lunar calendar which is first day as in Ashvin Lunar month. This auspicious festival is renowned all over India in different ways. South India they have their own way and beliefs to celebrate Navratri which is quite different from North India.
Gujarat being a rich and the most industrialized state of India celebrates every festival in a vibrant and lively manner. People visiting Gujarat during Navratri can have an entirely different and memorable experience. Tourists usually visit Gujarat during this festival season. Even foreigners from all over the world come to Gujarat to appreciate this festive scenario.
The Gujarat Government organizes the “Navratri Festival Celebration” which attracts number of people to take a trip to Gujarat. The beautiful Rass Garba is done to celebrate Navratri. The folk costume that has to be worn on this garba by women is Chaniya Choli and by men is Kedia.
If you want to know more about the festive dance Garba, then in this, the different steps of garba are popatiyo, dodhiyo, simple seven, simple five and many hand movements like tran taali, hudo, lehree and many more.
On this festival, some people also keep fast for nine days and are ended by giving nine small girls food and gifts. So the way of celebration is different, but festival brings happiness for all.
If you have not yet enjoyed Navratri then you must know take a trip to Gujarat and enjoy. Book your cheap air tickets to Gujarat and take the pleasure of the state,