This is one of the most popular festivals among the Hindus in India. Researching more about this Indian festival and its significance, it was found that the festival celebrates the different forms of Goddess Amba during the nine days. Devotees celebrating the festival indulge in 9 days of fasting and in Gujarat, people take things a step further and dance in an energetic fashion with the DandiyaRaas dances.
This Indian festival is quite significant in the Hindu religion. It marks the birth of Lord Krishna and is most popular in Mathura and Vrindavan. Small children are dressed up as Lord Krishna for the festival and take part in the ious depictions of the Lord’s life. People visit temples and fast during the day. The fast is broken at dusk with a special meal.