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Fairs & Festivals  of Bihar

 

Buddha Jayanti

This festival celebrates the anniversary of Lord Buddha.

Chhath Festival

This is a post-harvest festival in which offerings are made to Surya or the Sun God.

Jomnama Festival

It is a local festival.

Malamasa Mela

This fair is held in Rajgir every three years.

Makar Sankranti

This festival is specific to Rajgir and is held in the month of "Paus" in January.

Pataliputra Mahotsava

This festival is held in Patna every year in October.

Pitra Paksh Tarpan

This festival is held at Gaya every year in the memory of family ancestors.

Shravan

It is a festival celebrated during the month of Shravan (July-August) where devotees pour gangajal on the Shiv Lingam at the Baijnath Temple at Deogarh in Bihar.

Sonepur Mela

It is Asia's biggest cattle fair held in October/November.

Vaishali Mahotsava

It is held to celebrate the birth anniversary of the Jain Thirankara, Lord Mahavira, on the full moon day of the month of "Vaishakh" (mid-April).

 

 


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