Significance of Garba

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The Significance of Garba

Garba is one of the famous dance forms in India. The real glimpse of this dance can be experienced during Navratri. It is the traditional dance form of Gujarat. Image source: www.danceclassonline.in

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The Significance of Navratri

Although Garba originated in Gujarat, it is played in many parts of the country during Navratri. Image source: danceclassonline.in

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The Significance of Navratri
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The Significance of Garba

The word Garba is derived from the Sanskrit term Garbha which means womb. Image source: indianholiday.com

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The Significance of Garba

Garba has great significance in Indian history. It is believed that it actually depicts the fight between Goddess Durga and the demon Mahishasur. Image source: 3.bp.blogspot.com

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The Significance of Garba

According to tradition, the dance is performed around a burning clay lantern called a Garbhadeep. The illuminated lantern depicts the power of Goddess Durga. Image source: blog.buzzintown.com

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The Significance of Garba

Garba is one of the colourful dance forms as people dress up in colourful attire. Image source: www.gujaratifuniya.in

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The Significance of Garba

Garba is performed with great enthusiasm throughout Navratri. However, it has been commercialised to a great extent these days. Many clubs and pandals organise Garba in the form of competitions. Image source: static.indianexpress.com

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