Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: Hindu (Hindu)
The Godachi fair is the most important fair in Karnataka. This fair is organized in the Godachi village of the state by the government of Karnataka. The village is located near Ramdurg Taluk in the Belgaum District of Karnataka.
This fair is held in honor of Shri Veerabhadra. Shri Veerabhadra is believed to be one of the imperative accompaniment spirits of Lord Shiva. It is said that Shri Veerabhadra is born out of Shiva's hair lock and the deity is worshipped in temples at different places with great devotion.
Godachi fair marks the tribute of the devotees to this deity. Godachi Fair is celebrated during the month of Kartik of the Hindu calendar which comes on the month of October or November.
Karnataka is a place with ancient temples and a rich cultural heritage. It celebrates various different festivals as the state is a multi-religious state. Among all the famous fairs and festivals of the state, this fair is another one.