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City of Jaipur ready For Gangaur Festival Sawari 8th & 9th April 2016

Sawari of Gangaur Festival



Gangaur Festival

Jaipur is celebrating many different colorful festivals in a year, Part of that Gangaur is the one of them. This festival is celebrated by the married women to rejoice “Saubhagya”. On this festival married women pray for good and long life for their husband while unmarried girls praying for good husband. Basicaly the meaning of gangaur was:

“Gan” represent “Gana” another name of Lord Shiva, while “Gaur” is used for Gauri (Parvati).

Today and tomorrow Sawari of Gangaur (Pravati) wills commences from Zanani-Deodhi of The City Palace and passes through Tripolia Bazaar, Chhoti Chaupar, Gangauri Bazzar, Chaugan Stadium and finally converges near Talkatora.

The celebration of Gangaur festival was started from the day of Holi ka Dhan and continues for 18 days. In the women was made a small doll which is called Parvati with the help of clay, cow dung, and ashes of holika dhan bonfire, also made 16 smalls bolls of roli was kept for poja with kajal & mahandi.

The last three days of the Gangaur was elaborate festivities which mark the departure of Gauri to her husband’s house. These all process was done by women and they also carrying the idols on their heads while departure.

The Gangaur festival of Jaipur was famous for their culture; it will attract domestic & foreign tourists.

"Ghaver" is a local sweet dessert, is relished and distributed among their families and friends & all.


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