Raut Nacha

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Raut Nacha at Chhattisgarh, India

Raut Nacha is a dance performed by yadava/yaduvanshis, a caste which considers themselves to be descendants of Krishna. For them it is as a symbol of worship to Krishna. They perform the dance at the time of 'dev udhni ekadashi'. It is believed that it is time of awakening of Gods after brief rest according to Hindu pancang (calendar). [1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-24. Retrieved 2012-04-18.