Rafaleshwar Mela (Fair on Shravan Amavasya) in Gujarat

Rafaleshwar Mela is a popular fair held at Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple near Morbi in Gujarat. It is held for three days during Shravan Amavasya. In 2020, Rafaleshwar Mela begins on August 18 and ends on August 20.

August 19th Shravan Amavasya – the No Moon in Shravan Month according to Gujarati Calendar.

Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple near Morbi of Gujarat is one of the famous Shiva Temples in Western India. This temple was built by Maharaja Lukdhirji of Morbi state in 1946. According to some other sources, it is said to be built by King Ripu on a ‘Swaymbhu Shivlinga’ (self-originated Murthi of Lord Shiva).

The Rajkot division of the Western Railways will run special trains during Rafaleshwar Mela to Rafaleshwar in the route between Wankaner and Morbi.

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