Kanwar Yatra – A Journey Within

Kanwar Yatra ? Kanwar Yatra Kanwar – A Journey Within.. Kanwar is an annual pilgrimage taken by several million devotees of Lord Shiva. Celebrated during the monsoon month of Shravan (July-August), this festival is an enthusiastic journey of faith fueled by selfless devotion. Pilgrims cover a distance of more than 100 miles by foot, bicycles, scooters, motor cycles, mini trucks or jeeps to fetch the holy Ganges water to worship Lord Shiva. A lot of vibrant ‘jhankis’ or processions with huge sculptors of Lord Shiva adorn the journey. Before returning home, the ‘Kanwarias’ gather in a Shiva temple and...

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