One of the most popular festivals in Varanasi, the Ram Leela is a drama festival that attracts tourists and pilgrims to the destination every year. The event has an interesting history and is organised in Varanasi since the early 19th century.The highlight of the festival is the drama put...Read More »
Mahalaya is a period that extends through 16 days when people offer prayers and offerings to their ancestors. Also known as Pitru Paksha or Apara Paksha, the festival is about remembering ancestors and a period of penance more than a celebration. However the places where pilgrims offer prayers...Read More »
A time when cities light up; when we celebrate the triumph of good over evil; when diyas decorate every nook and corner of homes and when fireworks dominate the skies, Diwali is a grand festival celebrated across India. But if you are looking to celebrate it this year with a difference, head to...Read More »
Ganga Mahotsav is celebrated on the banks of river Ganga in Varanasi as a five-day event to promote Varanasi as the cultural capital of India. Ganga Mahotsav is celebrated on Dev Deepavali or the full moon day and it is believed that God descends on Earth to take a bath in River Ganga...Read More »
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