Friday, September 25, 2009

Dandiya and Garba – The Indian Dances of Navratri Festival

Dandiya and Garba are the most famous dances during Navratri festival in India. These dances are more popular in the state of Gujarat in India. But nowadays, people of all over country in all states perform these dances during this festival.

These dances are performed in honor of Goddess Durga. Dandiya is believed to be the dramatization of a fight between the Goddess and Mahishasura. Read more about these dances and the significance of Navratri festival at the following link:

http://hubpages.com/_socialref/hub/Dandiya-Garba-The-Sword-Dance-of-Navratri

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