Neelkanth Mahadev Mela: Situated at a height of 1675 mts. on a hill above Swarg Ashram, Neelkanth Mahadev is one of the most revered temples of Rishikesh. According to a legend, after the great ‘Sagar Manthan’ the churning of the sea by gods and demons, Lord Shiv drank all the effluent venom that turned up […]
Doonagiri Mela 52 km away from Ranikhet, Doonagiri is a pilgrim spot noted for its ancient Durga temple. This temple attracts great number of pilgrims, during the fair days at Navratri.
Punyagiri Mela: Punyagiri Shakit Peeth (20 km from Tanakpur) situated on the top of a mountain on the right bank of the river Kali is the site for many fairs .The temple is very crowded during the Navratris of Ashwin and Chaitra months .The Punyagiri fair, starting from Vishuwat Sankranti is the longest fair of […]
Shravan Mela: Jageshwar lying in the beautiful Jatganga valley, housing one of the12 Jyotirlingas of India is a complex of 12 temples in all. Two large fairs are held at Jageshwar, one at the occasion of Shivratri and the other in the month of Shravan (July-August). A dip in the Jat Ganga and in the […]