Kheer Bhavani Mela is annual fair and festival held at Kheer Bhavani temple at Tullamula in Srinagar district of Kashmir. In 2016, Kheer Bhavani Mela date is June 12.
It is a fair organized to please Goddess Ragnya Devi, the presiding deity of the temple. The fair is celebrated on Jyeshta Shukla Astami, eighth day in bright phase of Jyeshta month.
Kheer Bhavani Mela is a major festival for Kashmiri pundits’ community. They gather in large numbers to offer pujas and nivedans (food offerings) to Goddess Ragnya Devi. Kheer, a sweet recipe, is offered specially to the Goddess on the day.
Panchang, Kheer Bhavani Mela – 12 June 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:44 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:09
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:24 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:56
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 26:39*
Nakshatra Purva Phalguni – 11:37
Yoga Siddhi – 28:20*
Karana Bava – 26:39*
Purnimanta Month Jyeshtha
Amavasyanta Month Jyeshtha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 17:28 – 19:09
Gulika Kalam: 15:48 – 17:28
Yama Gandam: 12:26 – 14:07
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrishabha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 18:14:22
Abhijit: 12:00 – 12:53
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 19:36 – 21:23
Durmuhurthams: 17:21 – 18:15