Sajo Festival, Kinnaur

Come the months of Magh and Phalgun and the 'Land of Festivals'- Himachal Pradesh is set to celebrate the beginning of spring in the form of Sajo Festival. Imposing a strictly religious connotation, this festival comes as a bid adieu gesture to the narrow deities by their devotees. The festival is based on the concept that the deities acquire tired partaking in an immaculate series of festivals and therefore take your depart to their heavenly abode to rest for some time. The rural folk of the state therefore unite to bid a majestic farewell to their mentors.

This festival is a grand affair for a group of festivities are experimental with the hope that the happy deities will grant fine upon their devotees from the heaven. Several people also believe that holy spirits of the gods may come to their devotees on this festival. The palanquins of the gods are left open with the temple doors closed for the deities to travel to heavens. It is hoped that superior food, riches and prosperity will be thrown down to the earth by the gods from heaven. Therefore, the village people clean and polish the floors of the temples to receive the blessed things.

The legislature of the deities that is, the pastor are invited by the people to their houses. This ritual improved known as Deacher or Deokhel incorporates food grains and change to be offered to the priests. Appetizing delicacies are made and eaten on this day to tell the deities how plentiful the locals want their kitchens to be.

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