India is always a country with festivals that start right from the beginning to the end of the year. Each and every festival in India is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm all across the country that reflects the cultural significance behind the festival. This time 2019 brings a lot of vibrant festivals that are going to celebrate in October all over India. If you are someone who is looking for the best month to visit India for experiencing the cultural richness of the country than you must plan your holidays in the month of October when the entire country will be going to lit up with incredible cultures and traditions. Here are enlisted top 10 festivals in India that will be celebrated on October 2019 which can also be a part of your Golden Triangle India Tour that covers Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur wherein all these festivals are celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm. So, let’s take a look –
Step out for Garba in Navratri –
The 9 night’s festival of divinity and fasting - Navratri is one of the most popular festivals of India which is mainly celebrated in northern India and Gujarat. It is when the people of northern states follow a religious fasting regime and those in Gujarat showcases a more vibrant fiesta. Engross in dandiya & garba dances in the honor of Goddess Amba in nine different avatars.
Expected dates: 29th September-7th October
Spark out an evil on Dussehra –
Celebrated with utmost joy and delight, Dussehra is one of the most popular festivals in India. It marks the victory of goddess Ram over evil – Ravana, Meghnath, and Kumbhakarna. It is also popularly known as Vijaya Dashami, Dussehra comes along with Navratri.
Expected date: 8th October
Celebrate the gala victory on Mysore Dussehra -
Also known as Nada Habba, Mysore Dussehra is an age-old festival mainly celebrated in Mysore. The victory of Chamundeshwari over Mahishasura is the main significance behind this celebration. This festival lit up the entire town of royalty and makes it look even more adorable than ever before and the main highlight of this festival is Elephant rally.
Expected date: 29th September to 9th October
Lit up fireworks on Diwali –
The festival of lights – Diwali is one of the major festivals celebrated in India with great zeal and enthusiasm. It is celebrated all communities throughout India, Diwali celebrates the return of Lord Rama, Devi Sita, and Lakshmana after 14 years of émigré.
Expected date: 27th October
Connect your soul in Samsara Himalaya Yoga Festival –
It is one of the most stunning festivals in October and is meant for yoga enthusiasts and music admirers. People from all over the world with similar interests can join in for the celebrations at Samsara Himalayan Yoga Festival.
Expected dates: The dates are yet to be announced
Join a rally with serpent idols during Mannarasala Ayilyam -
Mannarasala is the most notable temple devoted to the serpent Gods in Alappuzha district of Kerala. What makes it different from other temples is a women priestess. Ayilyam festival is one of the least known festivals in India which is celebrated in the region with great enthusiasm and delight.
Expected Date: 23rd October
Give applause to artwork of artists in Indian Art Festival -
India art festival is a contemporary art festival where artists, art buyers, connoisseurs, history buffs, publishers, and critics gather for an exhibition and seminar. The main motto of this festival is to provide an established platform for social and business networking in art and culture industry.
Expected dates: 14th to 17th November
Recall the art & culture in Rajasthan International Folk Festival –
Jodhpur International Folk Festival is one of the fascinating cultural festivals in October in India. The folk festival is celebrated in the premises of Mehrangarh Fort of Jodhpur and is patronized by Gaj Singh of Marwar. The festival showcases the folk cultures and artwork of Rajasthan.
Expected dates: 10th October – 14th October
Experience the colors of courage in Marwar Festival –
Maand is one of the most colorful Indian festivals in October 2019 which is celebrated during Sharad Purnima that lasts for two days. Marwar Festival reflects the traditional forms of dance and music that reflect the passion and gallantry of the warriors of Rajasthan.
Expected dates: 12th October-13th October
Worship goddess Durga in Durga Pooja –
One of the most important festivals celebrated in October in India, Durga Pooja is mainly celebrated by Bengalis throughout the country. The gala celebration engrossed the people with grand celebrations. Various pandals are set up in every locality and idol of goddess Durga is worshiped there by the locals.
Expected dates: 4th October – 8th October 2019
All these cultural, folk, and art festivals of India are the best to experience in October 2019 which will surely blow up your mind with its magical charm and beauty. So this time go festive in India in the month of October and experience the best of Indian beauty in these festivals. Mark your calendar and plan your travel to India for an amazing Delhi Agra Jaipur Tour.
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