Monday, June 22, 2015

Rash Yatra.

Rash Yatra is  the famous festival in Santipur.

Rash yatra famous festival in santipur. Every year in the month of November Rash yatra celebrate at santipur.Santipur is a town and a municipality  of Nadia  district of West Bengal.
This year Rash yatra will start on 25th of November.Rash yatra is dedicated to the divine  love of Sri Krishna and Radha and is observed mainly in Bengal.
Rash Yatra has a long tradition in Bengal and festival is very famous in the Cooh Behar area in Bengal.At this time every in santipur you can see pandals, light and sculpture of various Goddess like Radha-Krishna, Kali, Kamal Kamini, Ma Santoshi etc.Rash Yatra in Santipur is a 3 days celebrate. But Rash mela runs a long time of the month. 
The festival celebrite in two types.First type of puja Goswami homes Radha Krishna puja and other types are committee's puja you can say Badoyari badoyari puja you can see big pandals, lights and designed sculpture of Goddess.
Santipur also famous of handloom saree and other products.
Santipur village people celebrate in the festival wear traditional silk saree.

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