Thousands join in the Garba round at Sankara Eye Foundation Dandia and Raas Garba event, Oct. 4, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. (Amar D. Gupta | Siliconeer)

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A festival with a cause, the Dandia-Raas events organized by Sankara Eye Foundation are both culturally rich and generate the ability to give the invaluable gift of vision to many at the same time. A Siliconeer photo essay.

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(Above): A young Silicon Valley couple looking forward to an evening of fun and masti at the Sankara Eye Foundation Dandia and Raas Garba event, Oct. 4, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. [Photo: Amar D. Gupta | Siliconeer]

(Above): A young Silicon Valley couple looking forward to an evening of fun and masti at the Sankara Eye Foundation Dandia and Raas Garba event, Oct. 4, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. [Photo: Amar D. Gupta | Siliconeer]

(Above): The crowd engages in Dandia moves at the Sankara Eye Foundation Dandia and Raas Garba event, Oct. 4, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. [Photo: Amar D. Gupta | Siliconeer]

(Above): The crowd engages in Dandia moves at the Sankara Eye Foundation Dandia and Raas Garba event, Oct. 4, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. [Photo: Amar D. Gupta | Siliconeer]