Gangaur is a popular festival celebrated in the Indian state of Rajasthan and some parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and West Bengal. It is primarily a women’s festival, dedicated to the goddess Gauri, who represents purity and marital bliss.
The festival is celebrated in the month of Chaitra (March-April), starting from the day of Holi and lasts for 18 days. During this time, women dress up in traditional Rajasthani attire, apply mehndi on their hands, and observe a fast for the long life of their husbands.
The highlight of the Gangaur festival is the colorful procession of women carrying clay idols of Gauri and Isar (an incarnation of Lord Shiva), decorated with flowers and traditional Rajasthani ornaments, on their heads. The procession is accompanied by music, dance, and other cultural performances.
The festival is also an occasion for unmarried women to seek blessings for a suitable life partner. They offer prayers to the goddess and decorate their hands with mehndi in intricate designs.
Gangaur is an important festival for the people of Rajasthan and is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervor. The festival reflects the rich cultural heritage of the region and is a celebration of the bond between a husband and wife, and the divine power that blesses them.
Gangaur 2023 Wishes, Images, Greetings, Messages, Quotes, Sayings, Postersm, Banners, and Shayari
“Maa Gaura aur Isarji ka ashirvad sada bana rahe aur aapka yeh rishta sada khushiyon se meketa rahe…. Gangaur ke avsar par dher saari badhaiyan.”
“On the blessed occasion of Gangaur, I wish you and your husband are blessed with beautiful compatibility and understanding, prosperity and happiness.
“I am sending you warm wishes on the festive occasion of Gangaur. May you are always smiling, happy and celebrating life…
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“To the strong and charismatic women, who fast all day long for the happy and prosperous lives of their husbands, wishing a blessed Gangaur to you all.”
“Gangaur ka tyohar hai aaya….. Khushiyan baate ka mauka hai aaya…. Saj-dhaj kar, shish niva kar, Maa Gauri se maange unka ashirvad….. Gangaur ki shubh kamnayein!!!”