India: Hampi, Virupaksha Car Festival

April 22, 2014 § Leave a comment

Virupaksha Car Festival (March/April): Held during the months of March or April (based on the local calendar), this is the largest religious festival in Hampi. The highlight is the procession along the main chariot street in Hampi. The image of the god & goddess is kept of the temple car (the giant wooden chariot) which is the centre of the procession. The festival marks the annual ritual marriage of the god & goddess. (http://hampi.in/)

 

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