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 […]

Mata Chintpurni Mela 2020 | Mela Chintpurni

Mata Chintpurni Mela is a very popular Mela held at Chintpurni Mata Temple, Chintpurni village in Himachal Pradesh. In 2020, Mata Chintpurni Mela date is 27 July. Shravan Ashtami is the important day in this Mela. Actually, Chintpurni Mela begins on the first day of Shravan Month (21 July 2020) (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 […]

Shravani Mela 2020 | Shravani Mela in Deoghar Baidyanath Temple

Baidyanath Dham

Shravani Mela is the 30-day festival in Deoghar Baidyanath Temple of Jharkhand. In 2020, Shravani Mela begins on July 6 and ends on August 3. It is celebrated throughout Sawan mahina or Shravan month (July-August). At Sultangunj, a small village in Bihar, Shravani Mela starts. Devotees take holy water of Ganga at Sultangunj and showers […]

Medaram Jatara, a National Festival?

Days after the state government sought the national festival status for the Sammakka-Saralamma (Sarakka) Jatara to be held at Medaram in Jayashankar Bhupalpally district for four days starting from January 31, the central government seems to be considering the proposal positively. Sammakka Saralamma Jathara, also known as Medaram Sammakka Sarakka Jatara, is the largest tribal […]

Special Trains for Medaram Jathara 2018

Special Trains for Medaram Jathara 2018 from Hyderabad, Warangal, Khammam. The South Central Railway (SCR) will be running 16 special trains for passengers attending ‘Medaram Sammakka Saralamma Jatara’, between Secunderabad-Warangal-Hyderabad, Kazipet – Sirpur Kagazhnagar, Sirpur Kagazhnagar-Khammam and Sirpur Kagazhnagar – Kazipet. In order to clear extra rush of passengers in view of Medaram Sammakka Saralamma […]

Kumbh Mela – UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Performing Aarti Kumbh Mela 2013

The Kumbh Mela was declared as India’s ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ by UNESCO on 8 December 2017. The event was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UN body. The annual congregation of pilgrims was one of the 33 new additions to the list this year. The list includes […]

Special Trains for Mahadevshal Temple Shravan Month Mela

As per South Eastern Railway ( SER), about half a dozen trains would stop for one month from July 9 to August 8 at Mahadevshal, a popular religious site in neighbouring West Singhbhum district during Shravan Month. The trains will halt for two minutes. Officials of South Eastern Railway said that Chakradharpur-Rourkela Passenger will stop […]

Shravani Mela Special Trains 2017 to Sultanganj, Jasidih

Shravani Mela Special Trains 2017 to Jasidih, Sultanganj Special Trains for Shravani Mela 2017 in July, August. Sultanganj Special Trains for Shravani Mela 2017 श्रावण मास के दौरान बाबाधाम जानेवाले यात्रियों की सुविधा को ध्यान में रखते हुए पूर्व रेलवे प्रशासन ने 65 जोड़ी श्रावण मेला स्पेशल ट्रेन चलाने का फैसला किया है. इसमें 31 जोड़ी […]

Tarakeswar Shravani Mela 2020 | Taraknath Temple Mela, Tarakeshwar

Tarakeswar Shravani Mela is a religious fair held at Taraknath Temple, Tarakeswar in Hoogly district of West Bengal. In 2020, Tarakeswar Shravan Mela begins on July 6 and ends on August 3. Though large numbers of devotees throng the temple on Shravan Somvar (Mondays in Shravan Month), each day of Shravan Month has special significance. […]

Special Train to Deoghar from Tatanagar for Shravani Mela 2017

टाटानगर से 10 जुलाई से श्रावणी मेला एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन चलेगी. देवघर में शुरू हो रहे श्रावणी मेले में यात्रियों की भीड़ को देखते हुए दक्षिण पूर्व रेलवे ने टाटानगर से जसीडीह के बीच 10 अगस्त तक श्रावणी स्पेशल ट्रेन चलाने का निर्णय लिया है. मंगलवार को रेलवे जोनल मुख्यालय से ट्रेन परिचालन को लेकर नोटिफिकेशन […]

Ganga Snan on Baisakhi Festival in Haridwar, Rishikesh

Ganga Snan on Baisakhi festival is considered very auspicious. Mesha Sankranti which marks the Solar New Year in Punjab, Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala (Astrologically). In 2017, Baisakhi date is 14 April. Pohela Boishakh, Rongali Bihu, and Vishu are also celebrated on 14 April. Lakhs of devotees take holy dip in Ganga River at […]

Tandur Jathara 2018 | Bhavigi Bhadreshwara Swamy Temple Jathara (Bhadrappa Temple Brahmotsavam)

Tandur Jathara (Bhavigi Bhadreshwara Swamy Temple Jathara) is a famous temple festival at Tandur town of Vikarabad district in Telangana state. Bhavigi Bhadreshwara Swamy Temple, popularly referred to as “Bhadrappa Temple” is one of the renowned Shiva Temples in the area. Bhadrappa Temple Brahmotsavam begins on Chaitra Pournami and ends on Chaitra Shukla Ashtami, eighth day […]

Photos – Lingamanthula Jathara (Peddagattu Jathara)

Here is the photo gallery of Lingamanthula Jathara (Peddagattu Jathara) of Durajpalli, Nalgonda district, Telangana. In 2017, Peddagattu Jatara is being celebrated from February 12 to February 16. It is celebrated at Lingamanthula Swamy Temple at Durajpalli prior to Maha Shivaratri in Magha masam as per Telugu calendar. This Jatara is one of the biggest fairs in […]

Jaisalmer Mela 2017 | Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2017

Jaisalmer Mela (Jaisalmer Desert Festival) is an annual cultural event which takes place in Magh Month as per Hindu calendar (February). In 2017, dates of Jaisalmer Mela – 8 February, 9 February and 10 February. Mela Jaisalmer is celebrated for three days during Magh Purnima (Full Moon) amidst the beautiful dunes of Thar desert in […]

Nagoba Jathara 2018 | Nagoba Jatara at Keslapur in Telangana

Nagoba Jathara is a five-day annual Jatara or Fair celebrated at Keslapur Nagoba Temple in Indravelli mandal of Adilabad district, Telangana. In 2018, Nagoba Jathara begins on January 16. Nagoba Jathara Praja Darbar is celebrated on 19 January. Jatara ends on January 20. The presiding deity of Keslapur temple is Seshanag (Serpent God) with a stone […]

Mela Barsana | Radhashtami Celebrations at Barsana

Mela Barsana (Barsana Mela) is celebrated during Radhashtami, the appearance day of Radharani. In 2017, Mela Barsana dates are – August 28 & August 29. Sakhi Lalita’s birthday marks the beginning of Radhastami festivities in the Barsana area, thus the Mela Barsana. Uncha Gaon, a village near Barsana, is the birthplace of Lalita, Radharani’s best friend. […]

Balasundari Devi Mela, Deoband, Saharanpur

Deoband Balasundari Devi Mela in Saharanpur, UP is held at Balasundari Devi Temple. In 2016, Balasundari Devi Mela date is April 20. Balasundari Mela is held on Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi in Chaitra Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh. East of Deoband there is a large pool, known as Devi Kund. […]

Mela Manasadevi 2016

Mela Manasadevi is Navratri Mela organised at Manasa Devi Temple, Panchkula in Haryana during Chaitra Month and Ashwin Month. Mela Manasadevi April 2016 – Vasant Navratri Mela – April 8 to April 15. Ashtami – April 14, 2016. Mela Manasadevi October 2016 – Ashwin Navratri Mela – October 1 to October 10. Ashtami – October 9, […]

Special Trains for Haridwar Ardh Kumbh Mela

Special Trains for Haridwar Ardh Kumbh Mela 2016… To clear rush of passengers during ‘Ardh Kumbh Mela’, Northern Railway today started two special trains from the national capital to Haridwar. New Delhi Haridwar- New Delhi AC Express and Anand Vihar Haridwar – Anand Vihar Express are being pressed into service from today. New Delhi Haridwar – New […]