Nanda Devi Raj Jaat Yatra, Uttarakhand - Uttarakhand Nanda Devi Raj Jaat Yatra 2018
Nanda Devi Raj Jaat or Himalayan Mahakumbh is a celebration in Uttarakhand in which Goddess Nanda Devi (otherwise called Gaura and Raj Rajeshwari in Garhwal division) is revered. Aficionados from both Garhwal and Kumaon areas of the province of Uttarakhand alongside different parts of the nation take an interest in the consecrated yatra. Goddess Nanda Devi is accepted to be the associate of Lord Shiva and the girl of the leader of Mountains. According to the convictions, Nanda Devi is a symbol of Goddess Parvati or considered as her sister. In addition, the Goddess Nanda Devi is the chief godhead of both Garhwal and Kumaon division of the state Uttarakhand. This celebration is held for entire three weeks and is sorted out once in like clockwork in the Chamoli District of Garhwal Region. Nanda Devi Raj Jaat Yatra is performed on a long course that takes very nearly twenty-two days to finish.
Jat alludes to Dev Yatra that depicts the stories of the holding of divinities and enthusiasts. The separation of this entire voyage (yatra) is around 280 km. The holy yatra starts from Nauti Village in Karanprayag of Chamoli area and closures in Roopkund, where several skeletons can be seen. The yatra begins once the 'Kunwar' of the town Kansua introduces it with the customs. The three weeks of the adventure is completely pressed with introduction to Uttarakhand's way of life, way of life, greenery and fauna. The Nanda Devi Raj Jaat Yatra starts with the introduction of Chausingha Khadu. The society says that the Goddess Nanda Devi left her town and went to Nanda Devi Parbat. Therefore, overwhelming precipitation happens when the yatra begins, as though the Goddess is crying.
The multi week long Nandadevi Rajjaat is one of the world renowned celebration of Uttaranchal. Individuals from whole Garhwal-Kumaon and additionally different parts of India and the world take an interest in Nandadevi Raj Jat Yatra.
Goddess Nanda Devi is loved at many places in Kumaon, however the area around Mt. Nanda Devi and its asylum, which falls in the regions of Pithoragarh, Almora and Chamoli, is the prime zone identified with Nanda Devi. In Chamoli Nanda Devi Rajjaat is composed once in 12 years. The jaat begins from Nauti town close Karnprayag and goes upto the statures of Roopkund and Haemkund with a four horned sheep. After the havan-yagna is finished, the sheep is liberated with enhanced adornments, nourishment and clothings and alternate contributions are dischared. Individuals likewise praise the yearly Nanda jaat.
In spite of the fact that in the Johar district there is no convention of Nanda Rajjaat yet the love, move and the custom of gathering Brahmkamals (it is called Kaul Kamphu) is a piece of Nanda celebrations.