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Temple Priests performing rituals on the idol of Sheetla Mata on Kullu Dusshera at Lord Raghunath Temple. Hindu Festival of Kullu Dussehra in the Himalayan Town of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

Temple Priests performing rituals on the idol of Sheetla Mata on Kullu Dusshera at Lord Raghunath Temple.. Kullu Dussehra is the Dussehra festival observed in the month of October in Himachal Pradesh state in northern India. It is celebrated in the Dhalpur maidan in the Kullu valley. Dussehra at Kullu commences on the tenth day of the rising moon, i.e. on 'Vijay Dashmi' day itself and continues for seven days. Its history dates back to the 17th century when local King Jagat Singh installed an idol of Raghunath on his throne as a mark of penance. After this, god Raghunath was declared as the ruling deity of the Valley. Hindu Festival of Kullu Dussehra in the Himalayan Town of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

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Temple Priests performing rituals on the idol of Sheetla Mata on Kullu Dusshera at Lord Raghunath Temple.. Kullu Dussehra is the Dussehra festival observed in the month of October in Himachal Pradesh state in northern India. It is celebrated in the Dhalpur maidan in the Kullu valley. Dussehra at Kullu commences on the tenth day of the rising moon, i.e. on 'Vijay Dashmi' day itself and continues for seven days. Its history dates back to the 17th century when local King Jagat Singh installed an idol of Raghunath on his throne as a mark of penance. After this, god Raghunath was declared as the ruling deity of the Valley. Hindu Festival of Kullu Dussehra in the Himalayan Town of Kullu, Himachal Pradesh