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Festivals and Events in Gokarna

Gokarna is well-known for its colourful culture, rich heritage, fascinating history and the typical lifestyle; which makes this place different from other places. Mahashivratri is the main festival in Gokarna that is celebrated in the month of February and is celebrated with lots of fervour and enthusiasm. It is believed, that on the night of Mahashivratri, the Lord brings in positive energy in the air.

The celebration is spread over a period of four day and the whole town is decorated with colourful paper. Devotees gather in huge numbers during the festival and celebrations are held in the main temple of Mahabaleshwar. The idol of Lord Shiva is placed on a temple chariot which is driven from the main bazaar to the temple.

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