Culture of Himachal Pradesh: Combining charm and Science Beauty
Himachal Pradesh is a multi-cultural, multi-regional as well as multi-lingual state. This state has fine reflection of all traditions and cultures as the Hindu communities are residing here including other people like Rajputs, Brahmins, Kannets, Kolis, and Rathis etc. Moreover, the other terrible population like Gaddis, Gujjars, Kinnars, Lahaulis and Pangawals are also found in this state. Himachal Pradesh is well-known for its famous handicrafts, leather works, wood work and especially woolen clothes, Himachali Caps and Pashmina shawls. Well as we know Himachal Pradesh is also known as “heaven of earth” and an extremely for its cold temperature throughout the day.
With the technological advancements this culture of this state has changed very rapidly. The people of this state are adopting external customs and cultures of others like western culture, classical culture and many others. Mainly, its popular language is Pahari but now the people of this beautiful state start using of all languages like Hindi, Dogri, Punjabi, Mandialli, Kinaauri, and Gojri etc.
Apart from all, the festivals and fairs are also celebrated in this state. Its most popular festival is Shivratri which is celebrated on the Krishna Chaturdashi or the fourteenth day of the waning moon in the month of Phalguna (February-March). This festival is commemorates the marriage of Lord Shiva with ritual gaiety goddess Parvati at the famous Baijnath shrine. Not only this, they also host Shivratri fair as saga full of Joy, colors and gaiety etc.
Despite of all, Lavi fair is also held in this state. This fair is popular for shopping its famous clothes, eatables, Dry fruits, handlooms and handicrafts etc. This fair is held every year at a pre-decided time. Large numbers of traders or manufactures are used to come to this fair, to sell their great range of Himachal Handicrafts, Handlooms and many more. Himachal Pradesh is also highly appreciable by the tourist. Many tourists come every year this beautiful state and enjoy its culture at the fullest.
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