Navratri 2018 | Ashwin Navaratri 2018 dates | Durga Sharan Navratras 2018

Navratri is a nine-nights festival celebrated in huge scale in India and many other countries where Hindu population is in large numbers. Navratri festival falls in Ashwin Month (Ashwayuja Masam) as per Hindu calendar. Navratri is also called as Maha Navratri, Durga Navratri, Devi Sharan Navratri, Sharadiya Navratri, etc.. Durga Navratri 2018 starts with Kalash Puja […]

Navratri in Gujarat, Dus Mahavidya Puja & Dandiya Raas

Durga Navratri is the most celebrated festive season in Gujarat. It involves in Durga Puja along with Dus Mahavidya pooja, Dandiya and Garba dances. Rasleela is the main event during Navratri in the state of Gujarat. Gujaratis consider Navratri as their second largest festival after Sri Krishna Janmashtami. But culturally, Navratri remains on top for […]

Dandiya – The Dance of Durga Navratri In Gujarat

Dandiya / Garba-ras is one of the most popular dance forms of Gujarat. This is very common celebration during Durga Navratri in Gujarat. Nowadays, Dandiya has become very famous all over India and in some foreign countries where our Indians / Gujaratis stay. Dandiya is a folk dance form which is played with sticks. In Maharashtra […]

Throngs of devotees to visit Ambaji and Pavagadh Temples during Navratri

Ambaji and Pavagadh, Gujarats two most popular Shakti Peetha temples, are attracting several lakhs of people during Durga Navratri. During Navratri 2012, the biggest festive season of the year, on the first day of the fest, 16th October, over 4 lakh of devotees are expected to visit Ambaji Temple and on 17th October, the second […]

Navratri – World’s Longest Dance Festival in Gujarat during Durga Navaratras

Durga Navratri is the most colourful and most celebrated festival in Gujarat. Dandia and some other folk dance forms are the special attractions in Durga Navratri celebrations in Gujarat.  To capture the attention of the world and to attract tourists, the Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TGCL) is all set to arrange the longest dance […]