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Renuka Fair in 2013 »   13 November

Renuka Fair Category: Fair
Celebrated In: India

one of the most famous stories in Hindu Puranas, Renuka the wife of Rishi Jamdagni and mother of Lord Parashuram was suspected for infidelity. Obeying his father’s orders, Lord Parashuram beheaded his mother. But later Rishi Jamdagni regretted his anger and asked Lord Parashuram to bring her back to life and he brought her back to life immediately. (There are several versions of this story). After the incident Lord Parashuram left to live a life of solitude in Mahendra Mountain and promised to visit his mother on the Kartik Shuddha Ekadasi.uring the Renukaji Fair, a palanquin carrying the murti  of Lord Parashuram from an ancient temple in Jamu Koti Village visits the Holy Lake. The highlight of the festival is this colorful procession from Jamu Koti Village to Dadahu and on Ekadasi day from Dadahu to Renuka Lake.The fair attracts thousands of local and devotees from neighboring states like Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. Local produces, handicrafts and other local products are traded during the period. Thus the fair is an important part of the economy of the region.

Renuka Fair Dates

Renuka Fair in 2013 »   13 November

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