Kullu Dussehra: Witness A Celestial Ballet Of the Gods!
The Kullu Dussehra is a unique and colourful event, unlike what you would have seen anywhere! Perfect weather, the festive spirit and reasonably priced accommodation makes it a great time to visit Kullu-Manali.
This week-long cacophony of colors brings out the very heart of Himachali Culture in all in its wondrous splendor.
Symbolically beginning after the day Navratras end, that is the day of Vijay Dhashmi, the vibrant festival attracts people from across the globe.
An assembly of deities, which arrives for the festivities from all the surrounding village temples, are paraded around the grounds on their Rathas. This thoroughly unique gathering of divinity then performs their own mystical and almost supernatural dance of the Gods.
Visitors can witness ancient rituals and traditions that date back to the 17th Century, held more robustly and cheerfully as ever.
Participants from all over the world come here to display their talents giving visitors a unique insight into their individual cultures, which may seem overtly similar, but are as different as night and day.
Indulge the shopaholic in you by browsing through the thousands of stalls put up by craftsmen and traders, hailing from every corner of the country.
Enjoy savory and mouth watering local delicacies as well other indigenous cuisines from various parts of India.
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