Khattu Shyam Temple festival and Mela 2016 at Sikar, Rajasthan
Khattu Shyam Temple Mela 2016 Dates:
Falguna Mela Stats on March 15 (Tuesday), 2016 to March 19 ( Saturday ), 2016
Main Mela is on March 19 ( Saturday ), 2016 on the occasion of Falguna or Phalguna Ekadashi also known as Amalaki Ekadashi.
In the year 2016, the most famous Falgun Mela
will be arranged from March 15, 2016 (Tuesday) to March 20, 2016 (Sunday). Falgun Mela is of 5 days period where billions of Shyam baba devotees come to take the pooja Darshan The term means the vision of the divine
of holy Shyam baba Sheesh.
Khattu Shyam Temple is dedicated to Lord Shri KrishnaKrishna
It is described that there are three aspects of the Supreme that must...
at Sikar, Rajasthan and is based on the legend of Barbarika
, the grandson of Bhima
, the one of the Pandava. Khattu Shyam Temple festival and Mela 2016 date are March 15 to March 20. The most important dates are 19th and 20th March. Another important festival is celebrated on June 16 - Nirjala Ekadasi day
. The festival which attracts more than 100,000 devotees is yearly held during the period of the Shukla Paksha Dasami, Ekadasi and Dwadashi of Falgun maas
– from 10th to 11th day of waxing phase of full moon in Phalguna month.
Barbarika had obtained a boon from Lord Krishna to the effect that he would be known by Krishna's own name (Shyam) in the Kaliyuga and worshiped. Thousands of devotees arrive from a different part of India to participate in the Falgun Shukla Paksha Ekadasi festival.
How to Reach:
By Train: The nearest railway station is Sikar Railway Junction, Rajasthan. You can take a car from Sikar to Khattu Shyam Temple. The temple is located 65km from Sikar and 80 Km from Jaipur city.
By Bus: The nearest bus station is Sikar RSRTC Bus Station. You can take a car or taxi or bus from Sikar to Khattu Shyam Temple.