Navratri Celebration and Rajasthan Tourism
Rajasthan is the land of colors and traditions which celebrates every festival with much fanfare and enthusiasm. And Navratri is one of the most popular festivals, especially in Jaipur city of Rajasthan. This festival holds great significance among people of Jaipur as houses the famous temple of Sheetla Mata in Amber Fort. Sheetla Mata is another incarnation of Goddess Durga, which represents Shakti, the cosmic energy that animates all beings. Thousands of devotees pay visit to Amber fort for Sheetla Mata temple during these nine days of Navratri in Jaipur.
This festival symbolizes health and prosperity, and is celebrated in a very traditional way. During the nine days, they worship the different forms of Goddess Durga.
This festival acquires quite a fascinating and colorful dimension with energetic and cheerful dances of Garbha and Dandiya-Raas. These dances are performed by a group who move graceful and rhythmic manner in circles to measure steps, marking time by sticks and hands. Both men and women dressed in the traditional attires with beautifully designed accessories.
Navratri festival is so much popular among tourists also because it is a great medium to get close to the rich culture of Rajasthan.
During the duration of Navratras, the elephant ride is not allowed till the top. However elephants do ply till the Maota.
Navratri celebration is starting from September 25 to October 03, 2014 and you can be a part of these festivities with a luxurious and regal stay at the Alsisar Haveli- Jaipur!
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