Brij Festivals and Fair Tour in Rajasthan
Duration of Festival:
Month of Celebration:
March (before holi)
Next Date of Event:
2 to 4 February 2010
Rajasthan Roadways have bus services from major cities to Bharatpur. You can also travel by private car/taxi.
The state of Rajasthan is synonymous to riot of colors. The festivals celebrated here are a mark of joviality and this attribute of the state. Just few days before holi when everyone appears to be colorful, the Famous Brij Festival is celebrated so as to herald the colorful festival of holi in some days. To offer prayers and seek blessings from Lord Krishna, people from all over north celebrate this festival.
Brij Festivals Tour, As a welcome to the season of spring, people rejoice in a dash of celebrations and gaiety. You cannot be spared from the exuberant roisterer who will even color you in their happiness. Since times unknown, people of Bharatpur have been observing the festival with intense ecstasy.
Attractions of Festival
The eternal love saga of Radha and Krishna is the crux of the celebrations in th efestival. People don vibrant costumes and sing and dance fervidly. They perform Raslila gleefully. Whole Bharatpur enlivens up with vitality and zest. The sounds of folk reverberates in entire region. Regardless of any sort of discrimination in terms of class, age and gender, people indulge in utter joy.
Brij Festivals and Fair Tour, The festival is an attraction for the locals and also for tourist nation and international. The Fair resonates the true colors of Rajasthan culture and heritage. The devotees go to the temple of Shri Radha Krishna. A holy dip in the morning at the sacred ghats of Banganga river is the main ritual of the festival. It is believed that a dip in the holy waters of the river purges away the sins of a being. Followed by a visit to the nearby shrines of Hanuman, Ganga Bihari, Shiva temple and the Math of Goswamiji devotees soak themselves in the euphoria of festival.