Dasara Celebrations DANDIYA on Sep 27th

Posted October 10, 2013 by admin in Religious Events

Dasara Celebrations-DANDIYA [Saturday, Sept 27th - 5:30PM-8:30PM]

SV Temple invites you and your family to participate in DANDIYA, an event to celebrate the final days of Navaratri

    First Round of DANDIYA    Start from 5:30PM
   Aarathi    8:00PM
   Second Round of DANDIYA    Start from 6:30PM
   Admission fees: $5 per person.Kids under age 5 Free
   DINNER and DANDIYA sticks will be available for Purchase

Dandiya and Garba are the featured dances of Navratri evenings in North India, originating in Gujarat. Navaratri is the longest Hindu festival celebrated all over India for nine consecutive nights in praise of Lord Rama (Hero of the Epic Ramayana) and Goddess Durga.

The Dandiya Raas dance Originated as devotional Garba dances, which were performed in Durga’s honor, this dance form is actually the staging of a mock-fight between the Goddess and Mahishasura, the mighty demon-king, and is nicknamed “The Sword Dance”. The sticks of the dance represent the sword of Durga.