Chandrabhaga Fair -
Fairs and Festivals in
The Chandrabhaga Fair is
held every year at Jhalrapatan in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan state
in India, in the month of kartik, i.e Oct-Nov. On the full moon night
of 'kartik purnima', thousands of pilgrims take a holy dip in the Chadrabhaga River, which is considered as a holy river by the people
residing here. The fair, held on the last day of kartik, attracts
devotees who bathe in the holy waters at this spot, which is known as
Huge cattle fair which combine religion with commerce is held here.
Farm animals like cows, horses, buffaloes, camels and bullocks are
brought here from the distant parts for sale. Traders from different
parts of Madhya-Pradesh and Maharashtra converge here and brisk
trading takes place. The fair gives a very good opportunity to the
tourists to know more about the rituals, traditions and also about the
people of this region.
Rajasthan has occupied an important place among the various tourist
destinations. There are numerous tourist attractions in Rajasthan that
make for a great time for the tourists who come here to pay a visit.
The indomitable forts, splendid palaces, fascinating wildlife and
serene lakes are some of the things that form the hallmark of this
place. One of the most striking things that truly deserve the
attention of the tourists is the fairs and festivals of Rajasthan.
There are numerous fairs and festivals of Rajasthan and each fair has
its own significance. The Chandrabhaga Fair, Jhalawar is one such fair
that really calls for a glimpse of it.
Chandrabhaga Fair in Rajasthan is held in great reverence and a lot of
people take part in this gala event. A lot of pilgrims flock into
Jhalawar on the banks of river Chandrabhaga on the holy occasion of
the full moon night that takes place in the month of October and
November. The festival is named after this festival and this river is
considered very sacred by the people. In the Chandrabhaga Fair,
Jhalawar a lot of people flock by the holy river and take a dip into
the river since they are of the view that by doing so they will have
their souls purified. The people also offer the prayers at this sacred
place of worship.
The River Chadrabhaga runs here and is considered holy by the people
residing in this part of Rajasthan. On the Full moon night of 'Kartik
purnima', thousands of pilgrims take a holy dip in the river. The
fair, held on the last day of Kartik, attracts devotees who bathe in
the holy waters at this spot which is known as Chandravati.
A big cattle fair which blends religion with commerce is held here.
Livestock like Cows, horses, buffaloes, camels and bullocks are
brought from distant parts for sale. Traders from various parts of
Madhya-Pradesh and Maharashtra converge here and brisk trading takes
place. The fair provides an opportunity for the tourists to acquaint
themselves with the people of this region and their rituals and
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