Khatu Falgun Mela 2018
Khatu Falgun Mela 2018 Date, Timings, Darshan details
Starting Date: 17 Feb 2018
Ending Date: 27 Feb 2018
Main festival dates: 26 Feb 2018 ie. Shuk.a Paksha Falgun Ekadasi and 27 Feb 2018, Shukla Paksha Falgun Dwadasi.
Usually, the festival is celebrated 5 days before Holi. But it is extended to 10 days on seeing the huge response. Majority of the devotees used to celebrate Holi at Shyam Baba Mandir.
Khatu Falgun Mela 2018 Important Dates
|25 Feb 2018||Dasami||Devotees will be pulling the Car in the streets|
|26 Feb 2018||Ekadasi||Main festival.
Baba Shyam Ji born on this day. 11th day in Shukla Paksha.
Holy day for the devotees. Lakhs of devotees reach Khatu for Darshan.
|27 Feb 2018||Dwadasi||Baras. It is on this day that Barbareek donated his head to Lord Krishna.|
Nishan Yatra starts from Ringas to Khatu during this time. The devotee will be carrying the holy cloth tied to the Bamboo stick holding it in one hand. Sish appeared on Ekadasi day hence Falgun Mela is celebrated.
Temple remains open for 24 hours from Dasami to Dwadasi days. The devotees can have Darshan anytime on these special days. Thousands of devotees walk from Ringas to Mandir to celebrated Baba Shyam Ji festival. Majority of devotees stay in Khatu from beginning to the end of the festival.
Advance booking required for the accommodation, as lakhs of Bhakts participate in this Grand Mela.
How to reach Khatu Shyam Baba Temple?
- The nearest airport is at Jaipur which is 92 Km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Ringas which is 17 Km away.
- Jaipur Railway station is 80 Km away.
- The direct bus is available from Ringas and Jaipur to the temple.
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