Golden Temple decorated for the Baisakhi festival
Amrtisar, Punjab, India
Amrtisar, Punjab, India

Baisakhi

April

Amritsar, Punjab

Celebrated on the first day of the Vaisakh month which falls between April and May, it represents a time to welcome Spring and signifies the end of the harvest season for the rabi crop in India. Celebrated with extreme enthusiasm especially in Amritsar located in the agriculture dominant state of Punjab, farmers all over thank Mother Nature and God for a bountiful year and pray for a prosperous year ahead.


Celebrated on the first day of the Vaisakh month which falls between April and May, it represents a time to welcome Spring and signifies the end of the harvest season for the rabi crop in India. Celebrated with extreme enthusiasm especially in Amritsar located in the agriculture dominant state of Punjab, farmers all over thank Mother Nature and God for a bountiful year and pray for a prosperous year ahead.

Celebrations start early with a morning dip in the holy river followed by ear piercing and exciting cries of “Jatta Aai Baishaki” that echo through the lush landscapes of this region. If you happen to be around, you will have the pleasure of watching people dressed in their best attire, performing Bhangra and other local folk dances to express their happiness.

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