Nav Chandi Fair or Nauchandi Fair celebrated in Meerut city in Uttar Pradesh India

Nav Chandi Fair Date Year 2017 to 2022

Nav Chandi Fair or Nauchandi Fair is celebrated in March Month every year at Meerut city in Uttar Pradesh India.

Nav Chandi Fair Date 2018- In the month of March, to be announced
Nav Chandi Fair Date 2019- In the month of March, to be announced
Nav Chandi Fair Date 2020- In the month of March, to be announced
Nav Chandi Fair Date 2021- In the month of March, to be announced
Nav Chandi Fair Date 2022- In the month of March, to be announced

Information about Nav Chandi Fair 

Location: Meerut city in Uttar Pradesh India
Category : Fair
Started in: 1672 AD
Month : March
Duration : 1 Day
How to Reach by Air : The Nearest Airport is Delhi Airport (109KM).
How to Reach by Rail: The Nearest Railway station in Meerut city Railway station.
How To Reach by Road: There are many public and private vehicals available to reach here.


The Navchandi Fair was started in 1672 AD for cattle traders. According to a myth, Ravan’s wife Mandodari was born in a demon’s house in Meerut. She built a temple in honor of Goddess Chandi. Since then this religious festival is celebrated in the month of February or March. It takes place annually in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh in India for cattle traders. 

The ten great learnings are related with Sati, Shiva and Parvati, all synonymous of the same Shakti (power). She is also known as Navdurga, Chamunda, Vishnupriya etc and is worshiped. The origin of this ten great knowledge is as follows. 

 
Daksha Prajapati, the father of Sati, once performed a religious sacrifice (Yagya) in which he invited all the deities and sages, except his own Son-in-law lord Shiva, because of his jealousy towards him.Sati wanted to be present at that occasion but Lord Shiva refused to give permission, thinking it was improper for her to go without the invitation. But she was unmoved: She said "I will certainly got to the Yagya performed by Daksha Prajapati, I would either get the fortune of that religious sacrifice for my dearest, deity of the deities, husband or else I would destroy that religious sacrifice itself."Sati's eyes became red. She looked at Lord Shiva violently, her lips began to flutter, and her complexion became dark. The fire of her anger made her appearance look frightened and violent. 

Such an appearance of Sati was frightening even for Lord Shiva. Her appearance, which had the blaze and radiance of crores of mid-noon-suns, made her so fearful that he just ran away. 

To stop Lord Shiva from running away in all the possible ten directions, Sati manifested herself in to ten different forms. These ten Shaktis (powers) of Sati are known as the ten great knowledge's.

They are:-

1) KALI
2) TARA
3) CHHINNAMASTA
4) SHODASHI
5) BHUVANESHWARI
6) TRIPURA - BHAIRAVI
7) DHUMAVATI
8) BAGLAMUKHI
9) MATANGI
10) KAMALA

Among all the ten great learnings, Kali is the main. All the other nine are nothing but the violent and sombre appearances of Kali. These ten appearances of Mahakali are called the ten great learnings. These are considered as the powers of Lord Shiva, the Lord of all the knowledges. Though these ten great learnings are worshipped in many other forms and appearance, but these ten forms mentioned above are the main.
The method of worship of all these ten forms is different. KALI, TARA, CHHINNAMASTA, BAGALAMUKHI AND DHOOMAVATI are apparently violent but in reality they are most merciful, where as BHUVANESHWARI, SHODASHI, TRIPUR, BHAIRAVI, MATANGI and KAMALA are the sombre appearances. These ten great learnings are the most valuable wealth of the Sadhakas (accomplishers) which give infinite accomplishments and also are capable of introducing the infinity to them.

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