Gangaur Festival in Jaipur

Be part of the colourful festivities of Gangaur

Be part of the colourful festivities of Gangaur | Photo credit: Ggia / Wikimediacommons

Gangaur Festival Overview

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One of the most popular festivals in the state of Rajasthan, this festival is ideally meant for the womenfolk who pray for an eternal life of their husbands. More popular for unmarried girls, during this festival, girls wish for a husband like Lord Shiva. Celebrated during the Chaitra period which falls between the March and April, women seek blessings of Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiv as a huge procession of ladies carrying idols of Shiva and Parvati is out on the streets.

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