Sheetla Ashtami Festival of Rajasthan :

Rajasthan is a state of fairs and festivals and Sheetla Ashtami is one of the major festivals of this land of jewels. Sheetla Ashtami is an opportunity for tourist to understand much more about the traditions and culture of this ‘Thar Pradesh’ of India. It is the festival which is come in the month of March and it is a time of welcoming of spring season.

Sheetla Ashtami celebrated after seven days of festival of Holi. There is also a time to organize a fair of Sheetla Mata in many of the famous places of this goddess Sheetla Mata in Rajasthan. Kaga in Jodhpur and a quite small hamlet of Chaksu in Jaipur are famous for Sheetla Ashtami Fair in Rajasthan.

Sheetla Ashtami is dedicated to goddess Sheetla in Rajasthan. People of this state believed that Sheetla is a goddess of diseases of Chicken Pox and Small Pox. To worship the goddess Sheetla during this festival will get for them a good health and wealth. People made or prepared food before one day of Sheetla Ashtami. People celebrate this day with folk musical program like folk dances and folk songs of goddess. Some of the places in Rajasthan celebrate this festival by playing with colors and ritual activities.

  • Sheetla Ashtami In Year 2014 : 24 March

Sheetla Ashtami is a festival which is a major part during Holi festival. It celebrated after eighth day of festival of Holi. It is celebrate with much joyous

and pleasure among the people in Rajasthan each of the year.

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