The Pink City witnesses a beautiful melange of colors, culture and celebration of love at the Govind Dev ji Temple during Phaagotsav! An annual cultural festival with devotional songs, classical and traditional dance, drama and music dedicated to Lord Krishna is held every year at the popular temple of Govind Dev Ji in City Palace of Jaipur.
The Phagotsav at Govind Dev Ji Temple offers to see a marvelous extravaganza of dance and music with flower holi followed by Gulal holi. The main attraction remains various cultural performances by artists disguised as Lord Krishna, Radha ji and numerous gopis. They dance and portray the bliss of holi with flower petals during the phaagotsav in the temple premises with thousands of devotees thronging the temple. The festival is culminated with Kalash Yatra.
During the Phaagotsav, the temple celebrates love between Radha and Krishna! It is believed that Radha ji was always full of love and dedication towards Lord Krishna. She is seen as the divine energy “Maha Bhava” of Lord Krishna. The devotees at the temple visit the temple with a spirit that the supreme goal of oneself is to attain selfless love of Radha and Krishna to get liberated.
The three days ‘Phagotsav’ has already begun from today at the Govind Devji Temple. Devotees are enjoying the devotional songs of Radha Krishna and by playing holi of flower petals. This has been a tradition that dates back to several hundred years to come and play Holi with one another with devotional fervor.