FESTIVALS AT SHAHPURA
DIWALI – 27th OCT
Celebrate Diwali, India’s popular annual festival of light in grandeur and traditional festivities at Shahpura house. Diwali, considered as one of the world’s oldest religious festivals signifies victory of light over darkness and good over evil. When Lord Rama defeated the demon king Ravana, the Hindu residents illuminated their villages to welcome him home on a moonless night.
HOLI – 20TH MARCH
Experience the festival of colors, Holi, arguably one of the most popular festivals of India. Spring-time is synonymous with festivity and the best reflection of that is the festival of Holi. Resplendent with vibrant energy, Holi is not just a splash of colours but a myriad of experiences. Soak in the festive gala with some of India’s royal families at Shahpura House, a traditional royal Haveli in Rajasthan now restored to its glory, that offers a unique holiday experience. Revel like a royal in Holi customs while hobnobbing with royal family of Shahpura and immerse yourself in festive atmosphere and world class Rajput hospitality. Explore the fascinating traditions of India and be sure to create lifetime memories.
GANGAUR – 21ST MARCH TO 8TH APRIL
Gangaur is one of the most important local festivals in Rajasthan. This festival is celebrated especially by the womenfolk. Gangaur is celebrated in the month of Chaitra (March –April). Gangaur celebrates the union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parwati. These idols are worshiped by the unmarried girls who seek the blessing of “Gan” and “Gauri” for the good husband, while the married pray for the good health and long life of their husbands. Witness the traditional procession, pageantry and rituals during your stay at Shahpura house and explore the unique culture of the royal state of Rajasthan.
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