Tag Archives: Significance of Indian Fairs & Melas

Dadri Mela, Ballia Town, Uttar Pradesh

Dadri Mela, Ballia Town, Uttar Pradesh

Dadri Mela: India is a land of innumerable festivals, in pace with the cycle of the seasons. These proceed with sowings and harvesting and around them have grown legends, most of them portraying the victory of good over evil. These fairs and festivals impart color and gaiety to life of the Indians. Dadri Mela, Ballia Town, Uttar Pradesh The Indian …

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Chandrabhaga Fair: Jhalrapatan Cattle Fair

Chandrabhaga Fair: Jhalrapatan, Jhalawar cattle fair

Chandrabhaga fair is held in Jhalrapatan, which is six kilometer far from Jhalawar. Waterway Chadrabhaga streams next to and individuals take a sacred dunk in the stream. This reasonable is held in the propitious day of “kartik purnima”, when a huge number of explorers take a dunk in the water. The heavenly dunk in the water is for the most …

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Nongkrem Dance Festival of Meghalaya

Nongkrem Dance Festival of Meghalaya

The Nongkrem Dance Festival is an extremely popular religious festival celebrated in the state of Meghalaya located in the North eastern zone of India. The festival is generally celebrated in the month of November. It lasts for about five days during the autumn season amidst chilling winters. It is the most popular festival for the inhabitants of Khasi hills. It …

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Parab Tribal Festival: Koraput, Odisha

Parab Tribal Festival: Koraput, Odisha

Parab Tribal Festival is known as “Festival of Festivals” is an annual cultural fiesta that showcases and glorifies the great culture and traditions inherited by various tribal communities in Odisha. It is particularly held in the Koraput district, Odisha. Initiated in the year 1996 by the District council of Koraput, presently the festival is known for its rich cultural showcase. …

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Bateshwar Cattle Fair: Uttar Pradesh

Bateshwar Cattle Fair

Bateshwar Cattle Fair: The state of Uttar Pradesh is popular for its rich spiritual legacy with the series of religious festivals celebrated across the state. The long list of festivals and fairs of the state includes the Bateshwar Fair on top of the list. The well known Bateshwar fair is held at Bateshwar, the spiritual and cultural center of the …

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Payippad Boat Race: Alappuzha, Kerala

Payippad Boat Race: Alappuzha, Kerala

Event Name: Payippad Boat Race Location: About 35 km from Alappuzha near Harippad, Kerala Time: August – September (Chingam month of Malayalam calendar) Payippad Boat Race: About The state of Kerala in India is a tourist’s delight with its amazing beautiful back waters that run throughout the state. The best way to enjoy these back waters is to witness the …

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Baba Ramdev Jayanti Information

Baba Ramdev Jayanti - Date, Celebrations, Legends

Baba Ramdev is a folk deity of Rajasthan, India. He was a Rajasthani king who ruled over Pokhran in the fourteenth century. He was said to have special spiritual powers and considered to be the incarnation of Lord Krishna. Hindus, Muslims, Jains and Sikhs are his followers. His birth anniversary is celebrated as Baba Ramdev Jayanti. It is the second …

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Tarnetar Mela, Saurashtra, Gujarat

Tarnetar Mela, Saurashtra, Gujarat

An exciting and unique three-day Tarnetar Mela held annually at Tarnetar in Saurashtra, Gujarat. The Tarnetar fair is one of the most colorful events in the state of Gujarat. The fair coincides with the festival at the Trineteshwar temple (three-eyed Lord Shiva), celebrating the wedding of the legendary Mahabharata (epic) hero, Arjuna with Draupadi. Celebrating the legend of Draupadi’s Swayamvara …

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Gugga Naumi: Jahar Veer Gogga Festival

Gugga Naumi: Jahar Veer Gogga Festival

Gugga Naumi is an important festival observed in many parts of Himachal (especially the Una district), Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. The festival is named after Gugga Pir, a venerated religious leader, who was born at Dadreva village in Bikaner, Rajasthan. Gugga Naumi is normally celebrated at a specific traditional time known as “the 9th Bhadon”, which falls sometime between August …

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