Bhopal: Tourists in a large number thronged Lord Ramraja temple in Orchha for darshan, in Pushya Nakshatra on the first day of “Namaste Orchha” Mahotsav. It is believed that Lord Rama visited Orchha on this day. Devotees from all over the country and abroad along with the surrounding districts in the Ramraja temple worshipped Lord Ramraja and sought his blessings.
The three-day Namaste Orchha Festival is formally beginning today evening. Cultural programmes, heritage walk and other activities related to tourism will be held during the Mahotsav.
The historical saga of Lord Shri Ram’s arrival from Ayodhya to Orchha will be shown on the walls of Jehangir Mahal through 3D mapping. Also, Bundeli singers will perform fusion with foreign musicians amidst a blend of classical music.
A craft bazaar of products of local artists of Orchha also started today. Chanderi weaving, Maheshwari sarees, Bagh print and Gond paintings are being exhibited in the bazaar. A food market has also been set up for tourists to taste Bundeli cuisine, which tourists are enjoying very much. Bundeli dishes remain the centre of attraction in the food market in Orchha.
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