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Navratri and Cultural Diversity


India is a land of festivals with so many ethnic groups having different cultures and traditions but still United we stand. The cultural and ethnic diversities is what makes India pulchritudinous and distinct from the rest of the world. There are multiple ways in which a festival is celebrated here, each having its own charm and so is Navratri! As we all know Navratri is just a few days away and one can feel and see the excitement for it.


Navratri is celebrated differently all over India and the end is marked with the Vijayadashami or Dussehra. For some people it’s a time for religious deeds and fasting while for others it's a feast. The most popular form of dance, to please the goddess is Garba especially in Gujarat and parts of west India. A Diya is also lit for 9 days known as Akhand Jyot. Girls are considered to be an incarnation of goddesses so during Navratri, Kanya Pujan is also a well known ritual. Bengal is also famous for the Durga Puja, it celebrates the victory of goddess Durga over Mahishasur. In some parts of India, the Ram Leela ( play from Ramayana) is an intriguing part of the festival and the end is marked by burning of huge effigies of evil. Long in short there may be different ways but the motto is the same : the good always wins over the evil.


Ahadiya celebrates the cultural diversity of India and offers a large variety of clothing for every woman from different parts, cultures and traditions of India. It believes that clothing and fashion is something that keeps us united. Ahadiya clothing store has different styles ranging from kaftans to palazzo sets and tops and Kurtis and the list goes on. Visit Ahadiya online or offline, you'll always get the best of styles!