Mewar Festival 2019 | Udaipur Mewar Festival during Gangaur

Mewar festival is a fair organized in Udaipur, Rajasthan, during Gangaur festival. The festival marks the beginning of spring season in the state. In 2019, Mewar festival dates are: April 8, April 9 and April 10. Gangaur procession is the major event during the fair. Married women pray to Lord Isar and Goddess Gauri on […]

Kaila Devi Mela 2019 | Kaila Devi Fair in Karauli, Rajasthan

Kaila Devi Mela is a fair held at Kaila Devi Temple in Rajasthan. Located at a distance of 23 kms from Karauli town in Rajasthan, Kaila village hosts a beautiful yet powerful Goddess, named Kaila Devi. Kaila Devi Mela is held in Krishna Paksha of Chaitra Month – from 12th day of dark fortnight (Chaitra […]

Falgun Mela 2019, Nishan Yatra – Falgun Festival in Khatu Shyamji Temple

Falgun Mela or Shyambaba Falgun Mela, also known as Nishan Yatra or Falgun Festival, is the popular festival associated with Shyam Baba temples all over the world. In 2019, Falgun Mela dates are – begins on 10 March and ends on 18 March. Khatu Shyamji Temple, located at Khatu town in Sikar district of Rajasthan, […]

Mauni Amavasya Snan at Kumbh Mela 2019 – 4 February

Ganga Aarti at Kumbh Mela 2013

Mauni Amavasya Snan is an auspicious bathing at Kumbha Mela. In 2019, Mauni Amavasya date is February 4. This time it is even more auspicious as Kumbha Mela is being celebrated at Allahabad Prayaga Sangam. This Kumbh Mela is a Mahakumbh Mela which is celebrated for once in 12 years. Mauni Amavasya is Magha Amavasya […]

Shattila Ekadashi Snan at Kumbh Mela

Shattila Ekadashi is an auspicious day for Kumbh Mela Punya Snan. In 2019, Shattila Ekadashi date is January 31, Thursday. For this year, it is even more auspicious as this Kumbh Mela is Maha Kumbh Mela which is celebrated once in 12 years at Allahabad Prayag Sangam. Daan or donations on Shattila Ekadashi is a […]

Paush Purnima Snan at Kumbh Mela 2019 – 21 January

Paush Purnima is an important bathing day at Kumbh Mela. In 2019, Kumbh Mela Paush Purnima Snan date is January 21. It marks the beginning of Ardh Kumbh Mela officially. Paush purnima also marks the beginning of Magh Mela. It is the final day of Pausha Month in North Indian Hindi calendar. On this day, auspicious […]

Akharas in Kumbh Mela | Shaiva Akhara, Vaishnav Akhara, Nirmal Akhara

Akharas in Kumbh Mela.. There are number of Akharas in Kumbh Mela. Akhara means a tented place where a group of Sadhus and Sanyasis gather to perform their meditation and other rituals. According to legends and the rituals, the ceremonial procession of the Naga Sadhus is believed to be a highly auspicious celebration. The processions […]

List of Akharas Participating in Kumbh mela 2019

Akhara, Akhada, is a Hindu organisation of different sects of Sadhus, Sanyasi, Yogis, Vairagis, etc. The history of Akhadas dates back to 2500 BC, the era of Sankaracharya, who established seven Akharas as Dasnaami, Mahanirvani, Niranjani, Atal, Avahan, Agni and Anand Akhara. As per some other legends, Akaras were set up by Gorakhnath and not Shankaracharya. […]

Magh Mela 2019 | Allahabad Magh Mela January 2019 dates

Magh Mela is observed during Magh month and Falgun month up to nearly 45 days. In 2019, Magh Mela begins on January 21 and ends on February 19. In 2019, Magh Mela coincides with Ardh Kumbh Mela. Magh Mela snan at Prayag Sangam in Allahabad has a great significance which attracts several millions of devotees […]

Gangasagar Mela 2019 | Ganga Sagar Mela, Ganga Snan during Makar Sankranti

Gangasagar Mela or Ganga Sagar Fair is the largest mela in West Bengal. Gangasagar Mela is observed during Makar Sankranthi. In 2019, Ganga Sagar Mela starts on January 13 and ends on January 15. The major Snan of Gangasagar Mela is on 15 January 2019 (Makara Sankranti). The mela is celebrated at Sagar Island where […]

Paush Bada Utsav | Bada Festival during Poush Month in Jaipur

Paush Bada Utsav is a month long festival celebrated during Paush month in Rajasthan especially in Jaipur city. In 2018-2019, Paush Bada Utsav (Poush mahina) starts on December 23, 2018 and ends on January 21, 2019. This festival is celebrated to welcome winter season in a grand manner. Paush mahina is considered as happiest month […]

Kumbh Mela 2019 | Prayag Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 | Allahabad Kumbh Mela

Prayagraj Ardh Kumbh Mela, 2019 is the upcoming Ardh Kumbh Mela to be held at Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India from January to March 2019. The logo of 2019 Kumbh shows a group of Sadhus bathing in the Sangam confluence of the Ganga and the Yamuna. The Uttar Pradesh government has decreed that […]

अर्ध कुम्भ मेला २०१९ | इलाहाबाद अर्धकुम्भ मेला

अर्ध कुम्भ का सुयोग प्रयागराज इलाहाबाद जिस वर्ष माघ की अमावस्या वाले दिन वृश्चिक राशि में गुरु और मकर राशि में सूर्य चंद्र होते है, उस वर्ष तीर्थराज प्रयाग (इलाहाबाद) में अर्धकुम्भ पर्व का सुयोग बनता है | त्रिवेणी घात संगम पर स्नान दानादि का भारी महत्त्व पद्मपुराण में लिखा है | पुण्यार्जन पारित्वेन कल्पकल्पान्तरों […]

Jhaljhoolni Gyaras Mela in Charbhuja Nathji Temple, Rajasthan

Jhaljhoolni Gyaras Mela at Charbhuja Nathji Temple in Rajasthan is one of the biggest fairs of the state. In 2018, Charbhuja Jhaljhoolni Gyaras Mela date is September 20. A large fair is held in the village on Jhaljhoolni Gyaras every year. Thousands of devotees come here for worship of lord Charbhuja and get blessings from […]

Kullu Dussehra 2018 | Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh

Kullu Dussehra

Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most famous Dussehra celebrations in India. In 2018, Kullu Dussehra begins on October 19 and ends on October 25. This festival is one of the biggest traditional and cultural celebrations of India. Kullu Dushara is a festival celebrated with a difference, as when […]

Naina Devi Mela 2018 at Naina Devi Temple, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh

Naina Devi Mela is celebrated with utmost gusto at Naina Devi Temple, Naina Devi of Bilaspur district in Himachal Pradesh. In 2018, Naina Devi Mela date August 18. Shravan Ashtami Mela is considered most visited fair at Naina Devi Temple. In 2018, Shravan Navratri dates are – August 12 to August 22. Naina Devi Mela […]

Gai Jatra 2018 | Gai Jatara Festival Celebrations in Nepal

Gai Jatra is one of the most celebrated festivals in Nepal. Gai Jatra is celebrated in the Nepali Bhadra month (August – September) or Shravan Maas. In 2018, GaiJatra date is August 27. Usually, Gai Jatra festival is celebrated on the next day to Janai Purnima or Shravan Purnima. Gai Jatara celebrates the procession of cows, […]

Maa Chintpurni Sawan Mela 2018

Mata Chintpurni Mela is a very popular Mela held at Chintpurni Mata Temple, in Himachal Pradesh. In 2018, Mata Chintpurni Sawan Mela date is August 18. Shravan Ashtami is the important day in this Mela. Actually, Chintpurni Mela begins on the first day of Shravan Month (12 August 2018) (Shravan Shukla Paksha) and ends on 8th […]

Mata Chintpurni Mela 2018 | Mela Chintpurni

Mata Chintpurni Mela is a very popular Mela held at Chintpurni Mata Temple, Chintpurni village in Himachal Pradesh. In 2018, Mata Chintpurni Mela date is 18 August. Shravan Ashtami is the important day in this Mela. Actually, Chintpurni Mela begins on the first day of Shravan Month (12 August 2018) (Shravan Shukla Paksha) and ends on […]

Shoolini Mela 2018 | Solan Shoolini Mela

Solan Shoolini Mela in Himachal Pradesh, the most celebrated fair in Solan, is celebrated for 3 days in June every year. Maa Shoolini, the principal deity of the town, is reckoned as the powerful Goddess in the area. In 2018, Shoolini Mela begins on June 22 and ends on June 24. Shoolini Mela, dated back […]