Kalpvas Mela and Kartik Snaan at Simaria begins from October 17

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Kalpvas Mela and Kartik Snaan at Simaria begins from October 17

With the end of Sharad Poornima, Kartik Snaan at Simaria has started from October 17 .The ‘Snaan’ or the holy bath will be run upto one month .

Women  folks of Mithila have completed all the preparation for the Kartik Snaan .That including lighting ghee lamps near the plant of Tulsi plant.Many women go on fast for one month surviving on fruits only , some do not eat even salt for this period .The food made of onion and garlic will be avoided during this period among the follers.

Several devotees from Darbhanga district have departed to participate in Kalpvas Mela at Smariya Ghat.This Kalpvas Mela will also run for one month .The devotees will stay there for one whole month and will completed their rituals.

Kartik Snan also marks the victory of Lord Shiva over the demon named Tripusara.Men and Women go for holy baths during this period and it is said that  Kartik Snan is equivalent to 1000 times Ganga Snaan.The holy snaan is a done perform religious activities and obtain god’s blessings.

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