(काँवर यात्रा or कांवड़ यात्रा ) Kaavand or Kanwar Yatra, is annual
pilgrimage journey of Lord Shiva’s Devotes. The kavad or kanwar is a
pole or bamboo with two water pots tied on either side. This is kept
on the shoulder as the devotees walk toward their destination. These
devotees because of carrying this kanvars on their shoulders are
called Kanvariyas. The festival run during the monsoon month shraawan
(July – august ).
Uttarakhand Government welcomes all Kanvadiya to Kaanvad Mela 2017. We
are launching Har Shiv Shankar | Sanvan Main Kaanvad App & Web Portal
for the convenience and safety of all Kanvadiyas.