Festivals

1-Ganesh Chaturthi Fair (Ranthambhor Fort)

                    Ranthambore is not only popular for Ranthambore National Park, but one oldest temple"Trinetra Ganesha" is equally renowed among Hindu followers in Ranthambore. Thousands of pilgrims every month come to seek blessings from Lord Ganesha here. Trinetra Ganesh Temple is one of the oldest and unique temple as it possesses the whole family of Lord Ganehsa, which is found nowhere in the world. The temple is situated in the fascinating fortrees of Ranthambore, 12Km. away from Sawai Madhopur. When we unfold the history of the temple, it comes out as an interesting story. In the year 1299, a war took place between King Hameer and Ala-ud-din-Khilji. This war pursued for a long time resulting dissipation of sustenance stock of food and essentials. King Hameer was strong believer of Lord Ganesha. He saw a dream in which Lord Ganesha assured him about ending the war and troubles by the next morning. Surprisingly, in next morning a symble of Lord ganesha with three eyes (Trinestra) was found embossed on one wall of the fort. Also, the war was ended.

On chaturthi tithi of Hindu month Bhadawa known as Ganesh Chaturthi, a huge fair of Lord Ganesha is organised here where lacs of followers and believers gathered to worship and to enjoy at fair. Every year around 3-4 lacs devotees assemble in the fair which lasts for 3 days.

(Shri Ganesh Ji)

2-Chauth Mata Fair (Chauta Ka Barwara Tehsil)

                        Chauth ka Barwara is a  famous religious place, known for its Chauth Mata Fair. This place is situated nearly 22 - 25 km from Sawai Madhopur. Chauth ka Barwara is named after the Idol of Chauth Mata (Goddess of Chauth (Chaturthi)  worship by ladies for long life of their husband). Current ruler Shri Bhim singh established the cave temple of goddess after he dreamt about the Goddess where she instructed him to do the same. There is a huge fair organised every year, on Hindu month Magha, Chaturthi tithi (4th day). This fair is auspicious due to strong belief of devotees in Goddess. For a traveller, this fair is a heaven on earth due to its colors and cultural abundance. It depicts the true spirit of Rajasthan. Long queues for auspicious sight (darshan) of Goddess, amusements in fair, shopping spree of women, the gathering of men and women are the main attraction for any tourist to enjoy and capture in pictures. This fair lasts for 15 days.

(Shri. Chouth Mata Fair)

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3-Shivar Fair (Near by "Isarda" Railway Station")

                        The Famous Dwadash (12th) Jyotirling "Ghushmeshwar Mahadev" is 3 Km. from Iserda Railway Station on Sawai Madhopur - Jaipur train route in Shiwar Town. Thousands of people and devotees come here to seek blessings of Lord Shiva for prosperity in the temple with attending fair later on.

 

4-Kalyan Ji Fair (Gangapur City)

                        Every year on Baisakh Shukla Puranmasi, as per Hindu calendar, this fair is organised at Gangapur City. This fair is organised for Seven days. Thousands of people join this fair.

5-Amreshwar Mahadev (Near by Ramsinghpur)

                        Amareshwar Mahadev Temple is on the way to Ranthambore National Park, nestled amidst the high hills, the sacred Amareshwar Mahadev temple can be found. This is a famous picnic spot in Sawai Madhopur. 

 

6-Dussera Fair (Near by Hammir Circle)

6-Vijayadashami (Sanskrit: विजयदशमी) also known as Dussehra (Sanskrit: दशहरा) or Ayudhapuja (Sanskrit: आयुधपूजा), is an important Hindu festival celebrated in a variety of ways in Nepal, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, and parts of Pakisthan. "Dussehra" is derived from Sanskrit; Dasha-hara is a form of Dashanan ravan haar ("Ravana's defeat"). The day marks the victory of Durga over the demon Mahishasura. The goddess fought with evil for ten days and nine nights. "Vijayadashami" is derived from the Sanskrit vijaya-dashami (victory on the dashami: the tenth day of the Hindu month). Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated twenty days after Vijayadashami. Dussehra is celebrated in October month generally. A meha fair is organised in Sawai Madhopur on the occasion of Dussehra like many other parts of India.  All the arrangement are to be done by Nagar Parishad Sawai Madhopur at the occation of "Dussehra". There helds many Cultural programmes, Kavita Path and othe entertainment activicities in the fair.