Ramdevra Fair

Location:

Pokaran in Jaisalmer District, Rajasthan

Main Attraction:

This is a good opportunity for the different people from the various parts of the country and the world as a whole to come and exchange their culture and tradition thus enriching each other\'s knowledge and taking back home some of the most cherishable moments. Beautiful, traditional, mirrored Rajasthani embroidery and arts and crafts are sold, along with sweet and savoury snacks.

Dates 2014:

22 Aug - 1 Sep

 

A wonderful pilgrim center which symbolizes national unity and community harmony as devotees of all religions come here to pay homage. The majestic Shri Ramdev temple at Ramdevra, Runicha, 13 kms from Pokran in Jaisalmer district, houses the shrines of Ramdev. He is believed to have been incarnated on earth for the benefit of humanity and was born in the house of Ajmalji in the Tomar Rajput family. Ramdevji choose Ramdevra as the place where attained a Samadhi and went into a divine state of meditation. Fairs are held here twice a year when people flock to the temple and chant the glory of Ramsa Pir, so that their prayers may be answered. Many cultural events are also organised during this fair. Rice, coconuts and wooden horses(toys) were offered to Ramdevji by the devotees at the temple. Ramdeora village is situated about twelve kilometer to the north of Pokhran, headquarters of a sub-division in Jaisalmer district. Pokran is a historic place from Indian Defense point as it was where India first tested their nuclear bombs.

 
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