The City of Tigers; 'Ranthambore' is recognized for its popular Tiger Reserve and National Park in every corner of the world and held in high esteem for its profuse wildlife. The sanctuary beckons hordes of tourists, both native and overseas, every season as it offers excellent opportunities to spot animals and birds, especially the exceptional Bengal Tigers strolling about freely in their natural dwelling. Particularly developed as a sanctuary area, Ranthambore has today grown as a favorite tourist's destination of India.
Other than sighting the rare Bengal Tigers from your Jeep Safari and clicking photographs in excitement, tourists can also buy souvenirs and take them home as a reminder of their visit. Exclusive Rajasthani articles that you can shop from Ranthambore include Bandhani, Batik and Embroidered Fabrics, Turbans, Traditional Silver Jewellery, Rajasthani Mirror Work, Ranthambore Style Paintings, Rajasthani Puppets, Bed and Cushion Covers, Mementos and Souvenirs, T- shirts, Postcards, Greeting Cards all with the images of tigers and other wildlife, etc.
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in the month of August or September every year marking the birth of Lord Ganesh represents the major segment of Ranthambore culture. This ten days festival jubilated with much pomp and zest bids thousands of devotees together with the enthusiastic tourists to arrive here. The renowned Ganesh Temple of Ranthambore placed in the fort serves as the venue of Ganesh Festival. Bhajanas, songs and prayers recited in the praise and glory of Lord Ganesh fill the ambiance of the temple. Other festivities like Holi (February-March), Saraswathi Puja (October-November), and Diwali (October) also comprise the moiety of Ranthambore Culture.
This is the only festival that Sai Baba had asked his devotees to celebrate in his honor. This is the festival of honoring the Guru and seeking his blessings. Thousands of Sai Baba's followers gather in Shirdi to seek Sai Baba's blessings on the day of Gurupurnima.
Shirdi Vijayadashmi (Punyatithi of Sai Baba):
Vijayadashmi is the day when Sai Baba took Samadhi. That's why; this festival is celebrated in Shirdi as Sai Baba's Punyatithi. 'Brahman Bhojan' is arranged in the temple and a great number of devotees of Sai Baba flock at Shirdi on Vijayadashmi. The Dasara of 2018 is going to be the 100th anniversary of Sai Baba's Punyatithi. So the Sansthan is preparing for a grand celebration.