Kurukshetra Festival

December

Kurukshetra, Haryana

The thrilling battlefield of the Pandava and Kaurava cousins from the Mahabharata comes alive in November/December to pay homage to the supreme book of the Hindus – the Gita. It is on this ground that Lord Krishna explained his teachings to Arjuna, via a celestial song, now famous as the Shrimad Bhagwat Gita. Celebrated to commemorate the birth of this Holy book, the Kurukshetra Festival sees much fervour and exhilaration.


The thrilling battlefield of the Pandava and Kaurava cousins from the Mahabharata comes alive in November/December to pay homage to the supreme book of the Hindus – the Gita. It is on this ground that Lord Krishna explained his teachings to Arjuna, via a celestial song, now famous as the Shrimad Bhagwat Gita. Celebrated to commemorate the birth of this Holy book, the Kurukshetra Festival sees much fervour and exhilaration.

Devotees from across the subcontinent gather on the fields of Kurukshetra and take holy dips in the sacred tanks of Sannihit and Bhramha Sarovar. Throughout the week, events like shloka recital, dramas, dance performances and Gita readings are organised along with a free medical camp being set up close by.

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