Tulsi Vivah

Tulsi Vivah is a famous festival related to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Tulsi. It is celebrated in many states of India including Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Goa. During the festival, a mock marriage ceremony is arranged. People plant the tulsi plant along with the branches of the tamarind and amla trees with great devotion. Devotees believe that Lord Vishnu married Goddess Vrinda (Tulsi plant) on the 11th day of the month of Kartika (Malayalam month). Tulsi Vivah continues for five days in Himachal Pradesh, it is only a single day celebration for the people of Goa where this festival is also famous as ‘Tulsiche Lagin.’

Updated on 23rd November, 2015


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