Kheer Bhavani Mela celebrated

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Kheer-Bhavani-Mela-celebratedEvery year on the day of Jyestha Ashtami, Kashmiri Pandits visit Mata Ragneya Devi Temple, also known as Kheer Bhavani Temple, for darshan.

An overview of the news

  • This year the mela was celebrated with great enthusiasm not only by the Kashmiri Pandits but also by the local people of the Kashmir Valley on 28th May.

  • The Kheer Bhavani fair held on Jyestha Ashtami in Kashmir holds a sacred place in the spiritual realm of Kashmiri Pandits.

  • More than 25 thousand devotees participated in the fair.

  • The Kheer Bhawani Mela started on 26th May and concluded on 28th May i.e. Jyestha Ashtami.

  • Kheer Bhavani is considered to be the deity of Kashmiri Pandits, who have a lot of recognition there. 

  • Over the years, the Kheer Bhawani Mela has become a symbol of communal harmony and brotherhood in Kashmir.

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