Kheer Bhavani Mela is annual fair and festival held at Kheer Bhavani temple at Tullamula in Srinagar district of Kashmir. In 2018, Kheer Bhavani Mela date is June 20.
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 – 20 June 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:45 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)12:19 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:56
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 27:51*
Nakshatra Uttara Phalguni – 25:19*
Yoga Vyatipata – 27:35*
Karana Bava – 27:51*
Purnimanta Month Jyeshtha
Amavasyanta Month Jyeshtha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 12:28 – 14:09
Gulika Kalam: 10:47 – 12:28
Yama Gandam: 07:26 – 09:07
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 07:36:27
Amrita Kalam 18:15 – 19:49
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 08:50 – 10:24
Durmuhurthams: 12:01 – 12:55