According to Hindu traditions, a horse has very important religious significance; they are the symbol of loyalty, self-respect, and power. At the time of wars they not only become warrior’s lone supporters but also sometimes are the only scope and hope for survival. This day acts as a medium to show our gratitude and honor towards the noble breed of horses to which we owe so much. Shastra (arms which were used during war) are also worshiped on this day.
Continuing this old tradition, a grand Regal Festival will be celebrated at Manak Chowk, City Palace Complex, Udaipur, on October23, 2012 from 05.00 pm to 07.15 pm. Ashawa Poojan (horse worship ceremony) will be performed by the present Maharana of the royal family. This event is organized every year on Navami (ninth day) of Navratra.
The guests will start arriving by 4.30 pm to take their respective seat at the Manek Chowk.