Phalgun Mela or Shyam Baba Falgun Mela, also known as Nishan Yatra, is the most important festival associated with Shyam baba temples all over India. It is celebrated just 3-4 days before from Holi festival. In 2017, Phalgun Mela starts on March 5 and ends on March 9.
It is believed that on Phalguna Shukla Ekadashi Barbarikas head was appeared. The Mela is held during Phalgun mahina, from Phalguna Shukla Navami to Phalguna Shukla Dwadashi. The main temple for Shyam Baba is located at Khatu in Rajasthan.
Falgun Mela or Nishan Yatra is celebrated with utmost gaiety in all temples of Shyam Baba in India. In Hyderabad, Kacheguda Shyam Baba temple is one of the best places to visit during Falgun Mela which attracts thousands of devotees from all over the country. A large number of devotees participate in the procession of Shyam Baba.