Gangaur 2013, Gangaur Vrat in 2013, Gangaur festival in Rajasthan, Ganagauri Vrat 2013 dates.
Gangaur is a festival of women celebrated during Chaitra Month especially in Rajasthan. Gangaur festival begins on the first day in Chaitra month continues till the fourth day in Shukla Paksha or bright half of Chaitra month. ‘Gan means Lord Shiva and ‘Gauri is Goddess Parvati. In 2013, Gangaur Tritiya date is April 13.
Gangaur is dedicated to the divine couple Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri. This vow is observed by married women for marital bliss and young girls for ideal husband. In 2013, Gangaur starts on March 27, the day after Holi, and ends on Chaitra Shukla Tritiya or Chaturthi, i.e. April 13.
Women make clay idols of Lord Isar (Shiva) and Goddess Gauri (Parvati) and worship for 18 days. They sing bhajans or devotional songs as part of Gangaur Puja. During Gangaur festival many fairs or Jatra are celebrated in Jaipur, Udaipur, and many other towns in Rajasthan. These fairs attract several lakh people from all around the world.
Gangaur 2012 date was March 25. In 2012, Gangaur starts on March 9, the day after Holi, and ends on Chaitra Shukla Tritiya or Chaturthi, i.e. March 24.