Gangour Teej Festival

Gangaur is a festival celebrated in the Indian state of Rajasthan and some parts of Gujarat, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana. It is the celebration of spring, harvest and marital fidelity. Gangaur Puja or Gangaur Teej is the festival that celebrates and worships Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Gangaur festival marks the beginning of the 16-day fasting to please the Gods and Goddesses. The ladies decorate their hands and feet by drawing designs with Mehndi, Newly-wedded girls observes the full course of 18 days of the festival that succeeds her marriage.


Gangour Teej festival. Guwahati, Assam, India. April 8, 2019. Devotees carry Gangour idol in the occasion of Gangour Teej festival in Guwahati.
Gangour Teej festival. Guwahati, Assam, India. April 8, 2019. Devotees carry Gangour idol in the occasion of Gangour Teej festival in Guwahati.

Gangour Teej festival. Guwahati, Assam, India. April 8, 2019. Devotees carry Gangour idol in the occasion of Gangour Teej festival in Guwahati.

Gangour Teej festival. Guwahati, Assam, India. April 8, 2019. Devotees carry Gangour idol in the occasion of Gangour Teej festival in Guwahati.

Gangour Teej festival. Guwahati, Assam, India. April 8, 2019. Devotees carry Gangour idol in the occasion of Gangour Teej festival in Guwahati.
Gangour Teej festival. Guwahati, Assam, India. April 8, 2019. A devotee in the occasion of Gangour Teej festival in Guwahati.

Gangour Teej festival. Guwahati, Assam, India. April 8, 2019. Devotees carry Gangour idol in the occasion of Gangour Teej festival in Guwahati.

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