Sodal Fair Jalandhar
Sodal Mela is celebrated in Jalandhar city of Punjab in the memory of death of Sodal Baba. Sodal Baba Mela is held in the premises of Sodal Temple. It is one of the famous fairs of North India as is celebrated with great enthusiasm and energy by the devotees. Thus it is also called as Jalandhar mela, mela Jalandhar wala, fair of Jalandhar, Jalandhar fair.
Mela Baba Sodal is celebrated on the fourteen day of Shukal paksha in the month of Bhaadon or you can say that it is one day prior to the full moon night or Poornima of this month. The month of Bhaadon clashed with the September month according to English calendar. A huge fair is organized in the premises of Sodal Mandir on that day. The devotees come from far away places. Some people start visiting the temple even on the early midnight of the beginning of the fair.
People who had the mannat of a baby boy specially came on the fair to take the blessing of Baba Sodal.
Date of Sodal Mela in 2011
In 2011, the Sodal fair will be on 11 September 2011.
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