Kurushetra Festival, Haryana
The festival in Kurushetra, Haryana coincides with the Gita Jayanti, signifying the birth of the holy book Bhagavad Gita. A visit to Kurukshetra during the festival is an exhilarating and spiritual experience. Pilgrims gather to take a dip in the sacred tanks of Brahma Sarovar and Sannehit Sarovar. Week-long Bhagwadkatha (presenting stories in Bhagwad Gita), Shloka recital, dance, dramas and 'deep daan' at Brahma Sarovar are part of the religious festivities. Free medical camps, book exhibitions and 'bhajan' recitals in classical tradition are organised.