kulloo ka dashahara

kul‍aalu ka dashahara pure desh mein prasi‍addh hai. anya sthaanon ki hi bhaaainti yahaaain bhi das din athva ek saptaah poorv is parv ki taiyaari aarambh ho jaati hai. striyaaain aur purush sabhi sundar vastron se sajjit hokar turahi, bigul, dhol, nagaade, baaainsuri aadi-aadi jiske paas jo vaadya hota hai, use lekar baahar nikalte hain. pahaadi log apne graameen devata ka dhoom dhaam se juloos nikaal kar poojan karte hain. devataaon ki moortiyon ko bahut hi aakarshak paalaki mein sundar dhang se sajaaya jaata hai. saath hi ve apne mukhya devata raghunaath ji ki bhi pooja karte hain. is juloos mein prashikshit nartak nati nrutya karte hain. is prakaar juloos banaakar nagar ke mukhya bhaagon se hote hue nagar parikrama karte hain aur kulloo nagar mein devata raghunaathaji ki vandana se dashahare ke utsav ka aarambh karte hain. dashami ke din is utsav ki shobha niraali hoti hai. iski khaasiyat hai ki jab poore desh mein dashahara khat‍aam ho jaata hai tab yahaan shuru hota hai. desh ke baaki his‍aason ki tarah yahaan dashahara raavan, meghanaath aur kunbhakarn ke putalon ka dahan karke naheen manaaya jaata. saat dinon tak chalne wala yeh ut‍aasav Himachal ke logon ki sans‍aakruti aur dhaarmik aas‍aatha ka prateek hai. ut‍aasav ke dauraan Bhagwan raghunaath ji ki rathayaatra nikaali jaati hai. yahaan ke logon ka maanana hai ki kareeb 1000 devi-devata is avsar par pruth‍aavi par aakar ismein shaamil hote hain.

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