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Dol Gyaras

Dol Gyaras is a unique festival observed in the Bhadrapad month in villages in North India and is dedicated to Sri Krishna. Dol Gyaras 2023 date is September 25.

On the day, the procession murti of Sri Krishna in a temple is kept on a dol and is taken around the village. The murti is also taken to homes in the village. People offer fruits, vegetables and the deity blesses the household.

Dol Gyaras is observed on the 11th day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in the Bhadrapad month.

The festival is of great importance in temples in Madhya Pradesh.