The Most Amazing 15 Reasons why Garba runs in blood of every Gujarati

Nav, which means nine and Ratri, which means night. So Navratri is a festival wherein people celebrate the power of 9 forms of goddess Durga. It is a festival of joy, dance, colors, and lots of love.

People around the world are very well aware of the terms Navratri and Garba. So much is its popularity, that as soon as one comes across a Gujarati, the very next thought that comes to his/her mind is Garba.

Navratri is so popular that not only the Gujaratis or even people from other parts of India celebrate it, but people from around the globe love doing Garba.

A lot of non-Gujaratis keep wondering why we love Garba so much. Ask any Gujarati and he or she will give a hundred points as to why they love Garba! 

For now, I bring to you 15 reasons why Gujaratis love Garba....!!!

1. The name itself gets our legs dancing. We don’t need any drinks to get high, Garba can get us high! and comes after 1 year of wait....



2. The beautiful traditional music called Garbo, which means the songs on which we do Garba, are traditionally rich and they truly portray the culture of Gujarat. We love these songs like Tara vina Shyam mane… & Paatan thi Patoda mangaavo… so much that while dancing, we even sing at the top of our voices.


3. Every girl dressed in a Choli looks beautiful and every guy dressed in a Kediyu looks handsome!


4. One of the best festivals which we love to celebrate with our friends as well as family



5. Not only our Gujarati friends, but even our non Gujarati friends and foreigners love to do Garba with us


6. Garba is easy to perform, anyone can quickly learn it from an 8 year old to a 60 year old. If by chance you don’t know how to do it, your Gujarati friends can teach you in a single day!


7. It happens to be a great way to exercise.If you’re on a weight losing spree, go play Garba for 9 days. I can assure you, you’re bound to lose some kilos!



8. The city looks beautiful with all those lightings and decoration. If you’re planning to visit Gujarat, do it during Navratri. Once you see it during the night, you’ll never find any night clubs as cool as Gujarat!



9. The amazing food that follows after Garba like  Dhokla, Khichu, Chaat, Khaman, etc. that you can simply can't resist.



10. This is the time of the year when we love to hangout with our friends. Even our long lost friends and cousins meet up and play Garba together.



11. It is a religious festival. We go to pray to goddess Durga before we play Garba. In this way, we also worship our Gods. And what’s the best part? People from all the religions play Garba.




12. Late night drives post Garba.No long drives can ever match the fun that late night long drives with friends after Garba have!



13. Navratri is the only time when parents don’t deny to let their kids stay out till late nights


14. Navratri is celebrated all over the world and not only in india. Gujaratis are spread around the world and they carry the rich heritage wherever they go.



15. None of our festivals – weddings, engagements or even birthday parties are complete without Garba. There has to be a round of Garba every single time!




HAPPY NAVRATRI and Eee Haloo!!!!!

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