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Monday, 28 March, 2011

Festival - Hindola

Hindola - meaning swing,a festival that has become the focus of devotion and one of the most auspicious festivals for pushti marg vaishnavs. It refers to the decorative swings that are prepared with items such as cloth, food, fruit and even gold goins. This festival originated in the streets of Vrindavan over 5000 years ago, where Gopis rocked Krishna on a decorated swing. It occurs in the months of Shravan or Ashadh in the Vikram Samvat calendar.

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