Gavpalan : A Unique Maharashtra Ritual

Gavpalan : A Unique Maharashtra Ritual

‘Gavpalan’ is an ancient tradition a unique tradition in a few villages in the coastal belt of Konkan in Maharashtra. The villagers have a ritual where the whole villagers along with their cattle, pets & daily requirements, vacate the village for 3 nights and stay outdoors, outside the periphery of the village, leaving no living being inside. This happens every 3 to 4 years and this tradition is going on for centuries.


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Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.