Mata Chintpurni Mela 2022 | Mela Chintpurni

Mata Chintpurni Mela is a very popular Mela held at Chintpurni Mata Temple, Chintpurni village in Himachal Pradesh. In 2022, Mata Chintpurni Mela date is August 5. Shravan Ashtami is the important day in this Mela.

Actually, Chintpurni Mela begins on the first day of Shravan Month (29 July 2022) (Shravan Shukla Paksha) and ends on 8th day of Shravan Month (5 August 2022). It is also popular as Shravan Navaratras festival (Sawan Navratri).

Ashwin Navratri Mela at Chintpurni Temple is held from September 26 to October 5.

Mata Chintpurni Mela is held thrice in a year – Chaitra Chintpurni Mela (Chet Chintpurni Mela), Sawan Chintpurni Mela and Ashwin Chintpurni Mela (Asanj Chintpurni Mela).

The Chintpurni fair, locally known as ‘Mata Da Mela’ (fair of the mother Goddess) is held in village Chintpurni on a spur of the hill range of the same name, about 3 kms. to the west of Bharwain. The fair is held near the temple of Goddess Bhagwati Chhinmastaka, where, it is said, the mother Goddess appeared in astral form in ancient times. The site is approached by metalled road from Una, Hoshiarpur and Kangra which are situated at a distance of 56, 48 and 64 kms away respectively.

The fair being held from time immemorial is held thrice a year in the month of Chet (March-April), Sawan (July-August) and Asanj (September-October). In chet and Asanj (Chaitra Month & Ashwin Month), the fair is held in Navratras whereas in Sawan it taken place during the first ten days of shukla paksha i.e. the bright half of the lunar month. The fair which is residential fair by nature, lasts for nine days during the navratras and for ten days in Sawan. The fair continues day and night but the attendance is the largest on its 8th day.

The usual offering, by a devotee, consists of seven pieces of betelnut (supari), a piece of coconut (nariyal), a red flag (dhawaja), all bound together with home-spun multi-colored cotton-yarn (mauli). On the 8th day of the fair, the offerings of ‘Karah’ (halwa) and ‘chattar’ with 84 tiny bells hanging on its fringes, representing 84 lacs births in different forms of the devotee form which he or she seeks salvation from the Goddess.

Till 1961, the fair used to be organized by the District Board, Hoshiarpur but by August, 1962 the Panchayat Samiti Amb took over the management of the fair. But eversince 12 June 1987, the Chintpurni Temple Trust with Deputy Commissioner, Una and SDM Amb as Commissioner and Asstt. Commissioner respectively. One Temple office of the rank of Tahsildar is handling all the affairs.

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  1. Agraj says:

    what to do specially in chintpurni navratras in sawan month

  2. Shishir says:

    whats date in chintpurni mata ashtami in shravan month aug 2015

  3. Ela says:

    till when is the chintapurni sawan mela 2015

  4. Saurabh Sharma says:

    chintpurni maayi meri badaldi takdeera nu

    pala vich mita dindi dukh dian lakeeran nu

  5. shamsher shera says:

    Mala lagya dati da jail mats di

  6. Suraj kumar says:

    hai maa mre bigde kaaj sawar de plzzzzz

  7. Guru Malhi says:

    Bhai ji sawan ka mella kab shuru ha batana je mata di

  8. Gurdev Singh Bharaj says:

    sarabh mangal manglye shivye sarvarthik sadhikye sharnaye triumbhkaye gaouri narrayanni namastutye

  9. Rekha Devgan says:

    Jai merit chintpurni mats.
    The only symbol of my life

  10. Akash says:

    Navratre start to which date

  11. Sandeep says:

    mehear kro maa mehr kro hun na dati der kro