Gangaur Festival 2011

Gangaur – A Festival dedicated to the marriage Lord Shiva(Gan) and Goddess Parvati(Gaur). Gangaur festival begins on the first day in Chaitra month continues till the fourth day in Shukla Paksha. It is an 18 day Celebration which starts from 21st March, The day after Holi. Gangaur 2011 is to be celebrated today on 6th April.

In Udaipur the devotees will carry the idols of the Goddess Gauri in a procession through different parts of the City uptil the Beautiful Gangaur Ghat at Lake Pichola.

Ghangaur Festival , Mewar Festival Udaipur
Gangaur Festival in 2010. (Click to Enlarge)

Image Credits: Ygoy

Mewar Festival (6th-8th April 2011) coincides with the festival of Gangaur in Udaipur.

Today there will be a Gangaur procession from Clock Tower to Ghangaur Ghat Accompanied with the Royal Boat procession from Bansi Ghat to Ghangaur Ghat. It is a mesmerizing Event that everyone in Udaipur must Visit to see. On 7th April there will be Cultural Evening at The Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal.

Mewar Festival Udaipur