Kaila Devi temple is a Hindu temple located on the Trikut hills of Karauli district of Rajasthan on the banks of Kalisil river that is 2 km away from Kaila Village. Every year, Kaila Devi Chaitra Fair takes place in this holy place of Kaila Devi.Karuali in Rajasthan hosts one such famous fair. The Kailadevi Fair in Karauli, Rajasthan is one of the most famous fairs in Rajasthan.Here is some fact about Kaila Devi Fair in Rajasthan India.
Location:Kaila Devi Temple in Karauli district, Rajasthan
Fair Date: 25 March 2017 to 10th April 2017 and March/April Every Year
Duration: 15 Days
Visiting timing: 3 hour
Main Attraction:The ritual of Kanak Dandoti
How to Reach by Air:
How to Reach by Rail:The Nearest Railway station is Hindaun Station.(48 KM).
How to Reach By Road: There are many public and private vehicals available to reach here.
More Information about Kaila Devi Fair
The fair of Kaila Devi is celebrated at village Kaila in the month of Chaitra (March-April) as per the Hindu calendar. This particular fair takes place in the honor of deity Kaila Devi, believed to be a form Chamunda, the goddess of death and Mahalakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Different types of animals are sacrificed outside the temple to persuade the goddess Kaila Devi. Every year, thousands of devotees from across the state cover the entire journey to reach the temple and celebrate and worship the Goddess.Most of these people have to cover a distance of 15 kilometers to 20 kilometers by lying flat.The devotees bring with them cash, coconuts, kajal (kohl), tikki (vermilion), sweets and bangles as offerings to the goddess.
Besides the rituals, the fair also has a lot of entertainment options for all those who assemble to be a part of it. There are amusement rides, dances by local tribes and plenty of eating options. Singing of devotional hymns in praise of the goddess is a vital part of the fair. Groups of Mina tribesmen also perform by dancing and singing, creating a lively atmosphere.There are many other beautiful locally made traditional clothes, artifacts and items that one could pick and take back as souvenir.Large numbers of shops were set up which sell a variety of local articles.
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