There Is A ‘Festival Of Flowers’ Happening At Mehrauli And We Can’t Wait To Witness The Magic!

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Week-long festivities happen at Qutub Sahib’s dargah and Yogmaya temple and festival of flower sellers is one of them. This event is a 2.5 km walk through the flower sellers, starting from Yogmaya temple and ending at the Jhama, end of the Mehrauli village. Get to witness the beauty that it
holds!

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What To Expect?

Phoolwalon Ki Sair is a heritage walk through the festivities happening inside the Mehrauli village. You ‘ll come across various flower sellers, both Hindu and Muslim come together and celebrate this festival. It’s a secular festival which involves procession led by shehnai players and dancers. It’s a three-day festival where the flower sellers pray for a better flower season to both the shrines. The people start with bearing large floral fans, pankha, to Yogmaya Temple, the shrine of Devi Jog Maya, and winds through Mehrauli bazar, to reach the dargah of 13th century Sufi saint, Khwaja Bakhtiyar Kaki.

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What You’ll Love?

The coming up of both Indian and Muslim people to pray and thanks the shrine is in itself a loveable thing. It’s a very colourful gathering all together when every flower seller comes here and celebrates. Also, many cultural programmes keep happening inside like kite flying, qawwalis, wrestling matches and much more.

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Bottom Line

Go and take the heritage walk ‘cos its not for one to miss. Walk-in and pay for the same!

Where | Yogmaya Temple, Mehrauli

When | 8:30 AM- 11:30 AM | 19th October

Location | Here

Price | ₹ 600

Book Tickets | Here 

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