Bundi Festivals

Bundi Festivals are an integral part of the culture of the state of Rajasthan . There are many festivals and fairs that are hosted in the city almost throughout the year. One of the most popular festivals of Bundi is the Kajali Teej. It is celebrated in the month of August every year.

In Bundi, this festival is celebrated on the third day in the month of 'Bhadra'. Goddess Teej is worshipped in this festival. A large and colorful procession is brought out in Bundi on this day and people from all parts of the city come to participate in the festivities. Decorated animals like camels and elephants are also brought out in the procession. The celebration of Kajali Teej in Bundi continues for a long period of time.

The Gangaur Festival is another festival of Bundi that is celebrated with vigor and enthusiasm. The festival marks the conjugal life of Shiva and Parvati. Women participate in the festivities to enhance the general welfare of their families and spouses. Many spinsters also follow the rites and rituals hoping to have a happy married life.

Apart from these, there are two other festivals that are celebrated in Bundi. They are the Bundi Festival, which is held in the month of November and the Ghas Bheru Festival that is celebrated in October-November.

There are also many fairs that are held in Bundi, Rajasthan. Some of them are as follows:
  • Keshav Rai Patan Fair - Held in October-November, this fair continues for a period of almost 10 days. Commencing on Karthik Poornima, this fair is an important one in Bundi. God Keshav Rai is worshipped. Large numbers of devotees have a bath in the Chambal River before worshiping the Lord.
  • Tejaji Fair - Dedicated to the folk deity of Tejaji, this fair continues for a period of five days.

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Last Updated on 07 August 2012