Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Bhilwara Sightseeing - Places To Visit In Bhilwara

places to visit in bhilwara

Bhilwara Tourism

Bhilwara is a district of the city headquartered in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Located 250 km from the state capital of Jaipur, 170 km from the city of Udaypur and 500 km from the capital, new Delhi. Bhilwara is well connected through highways and railways to all major cities of Rajasthan. The nearest airport of Bhilwara is Dabok Airport, located 165 km away, in the city of Udaypur. Behilara is believed to be one of the oldest cities in Rajasthan. The legendary Hindu scriptures, such as Mahabharata, indicate that Arona (the most fearsome warrior) fought in this region. According to modern history, Bhilwara was founded about 900 years ago. The story of getting the name Bhilwara has 2 variables one. One suggests that there is a money house in this city that has saved the coins that were known as  "Bhiladi ", for this region  "Bhiladi " has a name and fame. There is another alternative that suggests that the tribal population of the Bheel tribe in this area was mostly, and the tribe of Bheel Maharana Pratap (more personal) has helped respectfully in the Rajasthani warriors) in their war against the Great Emperor Mughal, and so to honor To the tribe of Bheel in the region, its name was Bhilwara, which is literally the area of the Bheel tribe.

In modern times, Bilara has become famous for the textile industry. The largest number of spinning plants in the Indian state of Rajasthan is owned by Hellwara. The manufacture of large-scale garments in Bhilwara has a great reputation and big industrial names in its balance.

Places To Visit In Bhilwara

Meja Dam: The Meja Dam is located 20 kilometers from the center of Bhilwara; The Meja Dam is the largest water organ in the Bhilwara district. Meja Dam is a very famous picnic site in Bhilwara; It is very busy at weekends. Serene beauty around the dam and organized parks such as the Parque Montes Verdes is the reservoir of USP Meja.

Fort of Mandalgarh: the fort of Mandalgarh was built by the rulers Rajput de Mewar; Mandalgarh is of great historic importance, as witnessed by many fierce battles between Rajputs and Mogol. After the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan granted Mandalgarh as Jagir by Raja Roop Singh of Kishangarh, Raja Roop Singh built the fort here that was then captured by Rana Raj Singh in 1660. The control of the Mandalgarh fortress was taken by Emperor Mughal Aurangzeb but in 1706 he was captured by Rana Amar Singh. The strength of Mandalgarh is a historic land that has witnessed the sweat and blood of the powerful Rajputs. Any lover of history finds the true consolation in this land of courage.

Pure Summer Chhatri: Chhatri Pure Summer is a very famous picnic site of Bhilwara; There is a cenotaph type structure built in one piece of stone. From Pur Udan Chhatri, the panoramic view of Bhilwara has made pure Udan Chhatri a very popular place, not only among villagers but also among Bhilwara tourists.

Harni Mahadev: The dedicated Harni temple is a very popular temple of Bhilwara; The Temple of Harni Mahadev is dedicated to Shiva Lord. The temple of Harni Mahadev is under a hill at a distance of 6 km from the center of Bhilwara; A large number of unmetered taxis and public transportation options are available to reach the Harni Mahadev temple from anywhere in the city of Bhilwara. Shivlinga is the main deity in this temple; This Shivlinga is placed under a cascade with all the family of Siva, that is to say his wife, the goddess Parvati, his son Ganesh Lord; Your vehicle is a bull or Nandi is also at your side. Toro is the personification of power, and Siva walks on the back of Nandi, which means control of Lord Shiva over all power in the world and beyond. Harni Mahadev is a very important religious site of Bhilwara, a large number of devotee visiting the temple to pray.

Monday, 19 March 2018

Gangaur Fair & Festival 2018 - Dates, Story, Timing


Gangaur is about honoring the goddess of Gori and celebrating love and marriage. Manifestation of Parvati (Lord Shiva's wife), it represents purity and austerity.

 "Gana" is another word for God Shiva, and Gangaur means Lord Shiva and Parvati together. Gori is believed to have won the affection of the Lord Shiva through his deep devotion and hopes for his temptation. Barvati returned to the parents ' house during Gangaur, to bless his friends with this marriage.

On the last day, Parvati received a great farewell from his loved ones, and Lord Shiva came to accompany her to his home.

When is the Gangaur Festival? - Gangaur Fair Dates

In 2018, Gangaur will be celebrated on March 20-21. However, festival rituals commence the day after Holi.

Where is it Celebrated?

Gangaur celebrations take place all over Rajasthan and it's one of the state's most important festivals. Married women worship Gauri for the good health and longevity of their husbands. Unmarried women worship her to be blessed with a good husband.

The most notable celebrations happen in Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, and Nathdwara (near Udaipur). In Udaipur, Gangaur coincides with the Mewar Festival, which takes place during the two days following it (March 20-22, 2018).

How is it Celebrated?

The festival is predominantly for women, who dress in their best clothes and jewelry, and pray for a husband of their choice or the welfare of their husbands.

On the last day, colorful processions of bejeweled images of the goddess Gauri wind their way all over cities and villages, accompanied by local bands.

In Udaipur, there's a boat procession on Lake Pichola, and fireworks. Women balance several brass pitchers on their heads add to the interest. The occasion ends with fireworks on the banks of the lake.

Early in the morning in Jodhpur, thousands of maidens dress up, sing, and carry water and grass in pots.

In Jaipur, the pomp and pageantry of the traditional procession starts out from the Zanani-Deodhi of the City Palace. It passes through Tripolia Bazaar, Chhoti Chaupar, Gangauri Bazaar, Chaugan stadium, and finally converges near the Talkatora. Elephants, old palanquins, chariots, bullock carts, and folk performances are all part of it.

What Rituals are Performed During Gangaur?

Beautiful idols of Shiva and Parvati, to be worshiped during the festival, are made by local craftsmen. They're brought home and decorated, and placed in a basket with grass and flowers. Wheat plays an important role in the rituals. It's sown in small earthen pots (kunda) and the wheat grass is used for worship on the final day. Water pots are also decorated with traditional Rajasthani maandna (a special type of painting done with lime water).

All newly married women must fast for the whole 18 days of the festival. Even unmarried women fast and only eat one meal a day, in the hope of finding a good husband. In order to attract Mr Right, in the evening of the seventh day of the festival, young unmarried girls carry clay pots (called ghudilas) with a lamp burning inside them on their heads.

They sing traditional Rajasthani folk songs related to the festival and are blessed with gifts from elder family members.

On the second last day of the festival, known as Sinjara, the parents of married women send their daughters sweets, clothes, jewellery and other decorative items. The women dress up in these items and adorn their hands and feet with mehendi (henna), and celebrate with their families.

The festival culminates in Gauri's departure on the last day, with the breaking of the ghudilas and the immersion of the Gauri idols in water. Women can be seen carrying them through the streets on their heads.

Gangaur is also an auspicious time of year to select a life partner. Tribal men and women get the opportunity to meet and interact, pick there partners, and elope and marry.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Gudi Padwa Festival Celebration 2018 - History, Dates, Introduction


Gudi Padwa Dates 2018

In 2018, Gudi Padwa is celebrated on 18th of March, 2018 (Sunday).

Introduction Of Gudi Padwa

Gudi Padwa, the primary Holy celebration which denotes the start of the New Year, new month and new day for the Hindus falls on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. It is known as Gudhi Padwa (in Maharashtra), Ugadi (in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh). On this very day Lord Brahma made the Universe. In this way for Hindus, this day conveys unique significance. The day is praised with a promising shower, trailed by finishing the entryway with a 'toran', performing ceremonial love and lifting the Gudhi. 

Gudhi Padwa is praised as Ugadi (or Yugadi) in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The day, starts with custom showers (oil shower) trailed by pooja to god and Panchanga Shravana.Houses are enhanced with Mango Leaves and Rangoli and everybody in the family wear new garments and praise the celebration by wishing each other New year welcome.

The eating of a particular blend called Bevu-Bella (Neem and Jaggery) in Kannada, symbolizes the way that life is a blend of good and awful, Happiness and Sorrow. Eating Neem and Sweet Jaggery implies one have to take both Good and Bad or Happiness and Sorrow ought to be acknowledged together and with serenity through the New Year. The extraordinary blend comprises of:
  1. Neem Buds/Flowers for its sharpness, implying Sadness 
  2. Jaggery which is sweet, connoting Happiness 

In Karnataka an exceptional dish called Obbattu or Holige (Puran Poli), is set up on this event. It comprises of a filling (gram and jaggery/sugar bubbled and made in to a glue) stuffed in a level roti like bread. It is typically eaten hot/cool with ghee or drain garnish or coconut drain at a few spots of Karnataka.

Celebrate New Year only on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (Gudi Padwa)

By and by in Bharat, New Year is being praised on first January according to the Western schedule. Festivity on the eve of the Western New Year includes one entertaining oneself with different acts of neglect like enjoying eve prodding in the wake of drinking, and so forth. Along these lines, rather than starting the New Year on a promising note, it starts disagreeably. To guarantee that the start of the New Year starts on a favorable note, commend it as per the Hindu sacred writings, on Chaitra Shuddha Pratipada according to the Hindu lunar date-book. This date is transcendent in all courses – according to the cycle of Nature and it likewise has verifiable and otherworldly centrality. This adds to enriching the one praising it, according to the Hindu sacred texts, with a few advantages. It is the obligation of every person to capture the misfortune being caused to society because of aimlessly imitating Westerners.


Science in the Worship of the Gudi 

'Gudi Padwa' is the day on which the universe was made. Since on this day Shri Brahma made the universe and the Satyayug started, it denotes the beginning of the New Year.

The Divine awareness radiating amid dawn, assimilated around then keeps going longer. In this way the Gudi ought to be venerated inside 5-10 minutes after dawn !

On Gudi Padwa, the waves comprising of the fire guideline (Tej tatva) and the inventive Prajapati waves are initiated on a vast scale. The Divine awareness radiating amid dawn, ingested around then endures longer. This cognizance is put away in the body cells and is utilized as required. Subsequently the Gudi ought to be venerated inside 5-10 minutes after dawn.

Technique for raising the Gudi 

Position of the Gudi : Care ought to be taken to raise the Gudi alongside the principle passage of the house. The spot chose ought to be on the correct side of the entrance(when confronting outwards from the passage of the home). The correct side symbolizes the dynamic condition of the spirit.

  1. The territory chose for raising the Gudi ought to be cleaned and afterward a Swastik rangoli ought to be drawn on the ground. Turmeric and vermilion (Haldi-kumkum) ought to be offered at the focal point of the Swastik. 
  2. While raising the Gudi, the 'Shiva-Shakti' guideline in the Universe ought to be summoned. This empowers every one of the constituents of the Gudi to acknowledge divine standards. 
  3. The Gudi symbolizes the 'Sushumna nadi' of our body. Consequently, the Gudi ought to be raised at the passageway. What's more, it ought to be kept tilted at an edge. – A Scholar (through the medium of Ms. Anjali Gadgil) 

Prayer Of Gudi Padwa: - 

'O Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu ! If it's not too much trouble empower me to retain the Principle of Creation and the Fire Principle show in the environment. Give the Divine cognizance a chance to introduce in these standards be saved continually. Let the vitality accordingly got, be utilized for my profound practice.'

Reason for raising the Gudi during war

The Gudi is an image of triumph. Among the different characteristics of God, 'Being Victorious' is one and it symbolizes that God has accomplished triumph at the start and at different levels. To symbolize this at each level of war, a Gudi is lifted.

Monday, 26 February 2018

Khatu Shyam Temple Falgun Mela (Fair) 2018 - KhatuShyam Ji

The greatest day for the admirers of Shyam Baba is Shyam Mela which is praised with intensity at Khatu Dham. This Shyam Mela is otherwise called the bright Falgun Mela. This reasonable will be filled from February 17 to February 27, 2018. Like inevitably, lakhs of Shyam fans will cruise for Shyam Baba by following this time. Khatu Shyam Mandir Board of trustees will be dynamic for the accommodation of aficionados and individuals.

The principle reasonable is for Falgun Shukla Ekadashi which will be hung on 26 February (Monday). Like each year, the choices will be the same for movement, bhandare and DJ.

The fundamental reasonable is of 5 days, yet observing the horde of enthusiasts, now it has been improved the situation 10 days since couple of years. From Ringas to the Khatu, the aficionados go to the place and take a 19 km travel captivating Baba's name with the check close by.

What is the principle day of the Falgun Reasonable? 

Falgun Shukla Ekadashi is the primary day of the long stretch of Falgun when the assortment of Baba was out of the Shyam Kund. Shyam Baba's greatest real day is likewise given to Gyaras.

For what reason do Shyam aficionados raise marks? 

Baba Shyam gave his philanthropy to Ruler Krishna for his religion. It was an extraordinary forfeit ever. At that point Krishna gave him the aid of being worshiped in Kali Yuga. Today, whatever denotes that Shyam Baba motivates are for his forfeit. The check is that of Shyam Baba's triumph that he additionally won the core of all by giving a forfeit. On the off chance that he didn't surrender, he would have been with Kauravas, and after that it would have been the triumph of Kauravas.

Five to six hours in locate, 10 km

The Khatu Shyam Mandir Advisory group has made wooden walkways on the two sides to encourage the horde of lakhs of lovers. Presently, in the wake of intersection 10 km from these courses, enthusiasts will take five to six hours time, however they will be helpful. The whole sanctuary and the Darshan course are under the supervision of the cctv camera. This way will be abbreviated when the horde of the aficionados is decreased and the lover will have the capacity to see Baba in 2 or 3 hours.

12 days is reasonable this time 

This time Khatu Shyam ji's reasonable will be topped off for 12 days. A year ago it was filled for ten days however because of the expansion in the horde of Shyam aficionados consistently this time it will be filled over two days. This reasonable will begin from 17 Feb to 27 Feb.

Estimation of entry of 30 lakh pioneers 

As per the Khatu Shyam ji sanctuary board of trustees, there are around 3 million fans from abroad can go to the Falgun reasonable in these 12 days. Most enthusiasts will come to Falgun Ekadashi which is coming this time on 26th Feb.

Shri Khatu Shyam Baba Temple, Khatu shyam mandir committee
District: Sikar, State: Rajasthan
Distance: - 
Khatu: 17 kms from Ringas.
Ringas: 63 km. from Jaipur on Jaipur-Sikar highway NH-11.
Nearest Railway Station:
Ringas: 17 km. (by road)
Jaipur: 80 km.
Delhi: 266 km.
Nearest Airport: Jaipur and Delhi

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Hanuman Jayanti Celebration India - India Tours Advisor


Hanuman Jayanti Celebration

Hanuman Jayanti is a very popular Hindu festival; it is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Hanuman- an ardent devotee of Lord Ram. Hanuman jayanti celebrated on the full moon day of Chaitra month in Hindu calendar. Lord Hanuman is the most popular Hindu deity as he is believed to be alive & still exists on earth in his full form. Legends suggest that Lord Hanuman was born to King Kesari & Queen Anjani on mount sumeru. Lord Hanuman is also considered as the incarnation of Lord Shiva; Anjani performed intense devotion to Lord Shiva for 12 years in order to get a son like Lord Shiva which resulted into the incarnation of Lord Shiva as Lord Hanuman.

On Hanuman jayanti people visit to Hanuman temples & offers religious things to Lord Hanuman; sweets, beetle nut, fruits & dry fruits are offered to Lord Hanuman. Intense chanting of Holy Scriptures dedicated to Lord Hanuman is a common practice on this day. It is a very strong belief among Hindus that by visiting Hanuman temple on the day of Hanuman Jayanti fulfills all their desires; also Lord Hanuman being the strongest among all Lords, he is also responsible to protect his devotees from all kind of dangers in every world. On Hanuman Jayanti special prayers are conducted at the sunrise as it is believed that Lord Hanuman was born at the time of dawn, hence dawn is very special time on the day of Hanuman jayanti.


Hanuman Jayanti Dates 2018
31st of March, 2018

Hanuman Jayanti In Andhra: - In Andhra, Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated for 41 days, which starts on Chaitra Purnima and ends on the 10th day during Krishna Paksha in Vaishakha Month. In Andhra Pradesh devotees begin 41-days Deeksha on Chaitra Purnima and conclude it on Hanuman Jayanthi day. 

Hanuman Jayanti in Karnataka: - In Karnataka, Hanuman Jayanti is observed on Shukla Paksha Trayodashi during Margashirsha month. The day is popularly known as Hanuman Vratam.

Hanuman Jayanti in Tamil Nadu: - In Tamil Nadu, Hanuman Jayanti is known as Hanumath Jayanthi and observed during Margashirsha Amavasya. In Gregorian calendar Tamil Hanuman Jayanti falls in January or December.

It is believed that Hanuman was born at Sunrise. On Hanuman Jayanti day temples start spiritual discourses at dawn before Sunrise and stop it after Sunrise.

Hanuman, an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and Sita himself, is also known as "Anjaneya".

Tulsi Vivah Celebration India


Tulsi Vivah Celebration India

Tulsi Vivah is a Hindu festival which is celebrated on the 11th day of the month of Kartik in Hindu calendar; Tulsi – a holy plant of basil. According to Hindu mythology Vrinda was wife of a demon king named as Jalandhar, because of his devotion to Lord Vishnu & pureness of Vrinda; Jalandhar became very powerful even the gods in heaven feared him. To win over Jalandhar Lord Vishnu disguised himself as Jalandhar & broke Vrinda’s chastity; this resulted into the defeat of demon King Jalandhar. Feeling cheated, agitated Vrinda cursed Lord Vishnu to turn black & suffer the separation with his wife Goddess Laxmi; this curse turned Lord Vishnu into a black stone & this black form named as Shaligram. After cursing Lord Vishnu committed suicide by drowning herself in ocean; her soul was blessed by Lord Vishnu & turned into Tulsi plant. Later on Lord Vishnu married to Tulsi plant.

To celebrate Tulsi Vivah proper rituals of a Hindu marriage are carried on; Tulsi plant is the bride for the ceremony & Lord Vishnu in the form of Shaligram ji plays the groom for this auspicious wedding. This wedding ceremony is conducted in houses & temples. Regular households of Hindus conduct this marriage as an important festival. Generally, a chamber is built around the Tulsi plant; this chamber is decorated lavishly on the eve of Tulsi Vivah.


Tulsi Vivah Legend

According to the Hindu scriptures, a women named Vrinda was married to demon king Jalandhar. Jalandhar became very powerful because of his devotion to Lord Vishnu. God's are also don't able to destroy Jalandhar because he approched Lord Vishnu for help. In order to break Vrinda's chastity, Lord Vishnu disguised himself as Jalandhar and tricked her. After that Jalandhar lost his all power and was killed by Lord Shiva. Vrinda got furious and cursed Vishnu that he will become black in color and would be separated from his wife. Her words became reality after he turned into the black Shaligram stone and got separated from his wife in his Rama avatar from Sita. Now Vrinda drowns herself and the gods transform her soul to Tulsi plant. Lord Vishnu blesses her that in her next birth she will marry him. Hence, to celebrate the event Tulsi Vivah is performed.

Tulsi Vivah Rituals

The rituals performed on the day is the same as of a Hindu wedding. The ceremony is performed at temples or at home. A mandap is installed around the courtyard where the tulsi Plant is planted. The Tulsi Vrindavan is decked up as a bride with red saree, jewellery and flowers. Some people even attach a paper face to the Tulsi plant. The groom is a brass idol or a picture of Lord Vishnu or Krishna. The idol or the picture is draped a dhoti and decorated with flowers. During the ceremony, Vishnu and Tulsi, are tied together with a cotton thread also called as mala.

In Maharashtra, Mangala Ashtaka, mantras are sung during the marriage ceremony, is recited by the priests by holding a white cloth between the bride and the groom. Akshada, rice coloured with vermilion, haldi and kumkum, are showered on the couple and later the white cloth is removed signifying the approval to the wedding. Devotees are offered sugar-care, fruits, and groundnuts. Tulsi is offered saree, vermilion and mangalsutra while Vishnu is offered men’s clothing, sacred thread and sandalwood.

Tulsi Vivah Timing: - 

Dwadashi tithi begins: October 31 at 6:55 PM
Dwadashi tithi ends: November 1 at 5:56 PM

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Celebration 2019


Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

Guru Gobind Singh Ji was the 10th & the final Guru of Sikhs; as per Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s command holy book of Guru Granth Sahib is considered as the Guru of Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh Ji was the supreme spiritual leader, a great warrior & philosopher. Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti is celebrated as the birth anniversary of beloved Guru Gobind Singh; although the birth date is 22nd December 1666 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti is celebrated on the 7th bright moon day of the Paush month in Hindu calendar, Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti falls in the months of December & January in Georgian calendar. Special prayers are offered in the common households & Gurudwara; langars are being organized on a large scale. Processions are carried out which by the means of glimpse stage spread the words & teachings of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. He has a notable contributions to Sikhism are founding the Sikh warrior community called Khalsa in 1699. And also introducing the Five Ks, the five articles of faith that Khalsa Sikhs wear at all times.

Guru Govind Singh History

Govind Singh was the only son of Guru Tegh Bahadur (9th Sikh Guru) and Mata Gujri. He was born in Patna, Bihar in Sodhi Khatri family while his father was visiting Bengal and Assam. His father gave his life to protect religious freedom.

Whats Open or Closed?

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti is a restricted holiday, so government institutions and offices remain open as well as bussinesses, banks and transportation services.