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Shila Devi Temple Mela at Jaipur during Navratri

Shila Devi Temple is located at Amer Fort in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and is dedicated to Goddess Kali.  The Navratri temple mela in 2023 is from October 15 to October 23 and the most important date is October 20, 2023 Ashwin Shukla Paksha Chhath (Sashti) - sixth day of the waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month is highly auspicious at the temple. 

Shila Devi Temple Mela attracts more than 100,000 people. The murti worshipped in the temple was recovered in the form of a slab from sea. Later when the slab was washed the murti of Goddess Kali appeared. This is the reason why the murti is known as Shila Devi.

The nine-day navratri festival sees the chanting of Durga Saptashati and other sacred texts.