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Kapal Mochan Mela 2018 date– Fair in Yamunanagar in Haryana

Kapal Mochan Mela is annually held in the Kartik Month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. The main religious event includes taking bath in a sacred pond at Kapal Mochan and a fair. In 2018, the Kapal Mochan Mela date is November 23. It is believed that the water in the tank is filled by the Saraswati River. Kapal Mochan is around 17km northeast of Jagadhari Town near Bilaspur in Yamunanagar District in Haryana.

Kapal Mochan is mentioned in the Mahabharata and Puranas. The popular belief is that taking holy dip here will help in redemption of sins and will help in attaining Moksha.

It is believed that Pandavas and Draupadi visited the place during their exile period in the Mahabharata.

Nearly 500,000 people participate in the fair. The mela begins couple of days before Kartik Purnima. The main fair is on the Kartik Purnima or full moon day in Kartik Month.

The place is also sacred to the Sikh community as Guru Gobind Singh visited the place.

Other nearby holy places include Shri Badri Narain, Shri Mantra Devi Shri Kedar Nath, Shri Rin Mochan, Shri Suraj Kund and Shri Saraswati Udgam Sthal.