Rath Jatra Festival

About Rath Jatra Ratha Jatra is the Festival of Chariots of Lord Jagannatha and is celebrated every year at Puri, the temple town in Orissa, on the east coast of India. It is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (Lord Krishna), his sister Goddess Subhadra and his elder brother Lord Balabhadra. It is also called Gundicha Yatra, […]

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Vautha Fair

About Vautha Fair Vautha is a small village located in Dholka taluka of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Throughout the year this sleepy village of 2000 odd inhabitants goes about its routine business but come Kartik Poonam and it readies for the grandest of festivities. This fair is a largest livestock fair of Gujarat. Tens of thousands […]

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Ugadi Festival

About Ugadi Festival The word Ugadi is derived from two different words; ‘Yuga’ that means ‘age’ in Sanskrit and ‘Adi’ that means ‘beginning in both Sanskrit and Kannada. This festival celebrates the New Year in Karnatake. This day is also known as Chandramana Ugadi. Ugadi is one of the major festivals of the Hindus, which […]

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Chandrabhaga Mela

About Chandrabhaga Mela Chandrabhaga Mela is the most popular festival which falls in the month of February at Odisha. This day is specifically set aside for the worship of the Sun God at Konark. This fair is held in the auspicious day of “kartik purnima”, when thousands of pilgrims take a dip in the water. […]

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Gangasagar Mela

About Gangasagar Mela Gangasagar Mela is the largest fair celebrated in West Bengal. The Gangasagar Mela is fair is held where the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal form a nexus. Hence it is  named as Gangasagar Mela. Gangasagar mela is one of such festival of India celebrated during 13th – 15th January every year […]

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Ambubachi Mela

About Ambubachi Mela The Ambubachi Mela is celebrated in the capital city of Guwahati, in the northeastern state of Assam in India. The Ambubachi Mela is the most important festival of the Kamakhya Temple of Guwahati. The temple is one of the 52 oldest Shakti peethas of the India and is also known as the […]

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Pushkar Fair

About Pushkar Fair The Pushkar Fair, also known as the Pushkar Camel Fair, or Pushkar Mela, is a colorful and vibrant display of unique exhibitions, exciting competitions and fascinating events. The Pushkar fair is one of India’s largest camel, horse and cattle fairs. It is an important pilgrimage season for Hindus to the Pushkar lake. […]

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Dol Purnima Festival

Dol Purnima Festival Dol Purnima is the last festival of Bengali calender and celebrated from the ancient times.  This festival is celebrated to give a warm welcome to the spring season. Holi is also known by the name of Dol Purnima in West Bengal. Basically, Dol Purnima is like Holi festival, in which people smear […]

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Sonepur Mela Festival

About  Sonepur Mela The annual Sonepur Mela in Bihar is a vibrant rural fair that combines spirituality, sexuality, and animal trading. Street magicians, religious gurus and tantriks, pilgrims, snack stalls, handicrafts, amusement rides, circus performers, and dancing girls all create a carnival like no other. According to Hindu calendar month, It is organized every year […]

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