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Vautha Fair – Vautha Mela 2023 during Kartika Purnima in Gujarat

Vautha fair, or Vautha Mela, is an annual donkey fair held at Vautha Village near Ahmedabad in Gujarat . In 2023, Vautha fair dates are from November 23 to November 27. Legend has it that Lord Kartikeya, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, visited the site. Kartik, popularly known as Muruga, is the commander of the army of the Devas. The fair is dedicated to Kartikeya and is held during Kartika Purnima, the full moon night of the Gujarati month of Kartik (October – November). Vautha fair site is also known as Saptasangam as it is at the confluence of seven rivers. The temple of Siddhanath dedicated to Lord Shiva is an important shrine here. On the day of the Kartik full moon night, pilgrims take dip in the Sapta Sangam and make offerings. Vautha Mela attracts more than 500,000 people and is the only major animal trading fair in Gujarat . The only animal traded here are the donkeys. Donkeys are painted in different colors and decorated and this is a major highlight of

Kans Vadh Leela 2023 At Mathura In Kartik Month

Kans Vadh Leela is the famous incident in Hindu Scriptures associated with Sri Krishna – it is the annihilation of Adharma in the form of Kansa or Kamsa by Sri Krishna. This divine incident is commemorated at Mathura near Vrindavan each year in the Kartik month. Kans Vadh Leela 2023 date is November 22. The Kansa Vadh Leela is observed on the 10th day of the Shukla Paksha of Kartik month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India . Krishna was invited by Kansa, the ruler of Mathura , to participate in a festival. Krishna used this opportunity to kill the evil ruler and release His grandfather, father and mother from prison. 

Both God And Devotee Are One - Simple Basic Hinduism Teaching

Both God and Devotee are one. Everyone craves for this truth. But majority of us do not accept it. For many of us God is still outside somewhere sitting with a remote control and answering our prayers. Saryu Ghat In Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh To realize truth we need to shed our complex lifestyle and see things in simple and direct manner. Truth has to be realized. It cannot be taught nor can it be understood by seeing or reading. There is no path or way to truth. We are truth. www.hindu-blog.com Abhilash