Phool Devi Festival

About Phool Devi

Phool Dei is one of the most courteous harvest festivals celebrated by the Uttrakhand People. It is a very special festival which shows the welcoming of spring season. The festival of Phool Dei is held on the first day of the month of Chaitra in middle March according to Georgian Calendar. Young girls are most keen to participate in Phool Dei festival. They gather together and go all the houses in the village and fill their plates with jaggery, flowers, curd, rice, green leaves and coconut. These young girls offer their good wishes for the wealth of the family and are given blessings and gifts which everyone enjoys and welcome.

People sing the Chaiti, Riturain, and other songs welcoming spring and are given money, presents, and food grains. Sei, a special dish prepared from Jaggery, Flour, and Curd is offered to anybody who visits in this ceremony. Door steps are decorated with leaves and flowers to spread positive message of Phool Dei.

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