International Renuka fair in Sirmour here we are talking about the one of the famous fair of the Sirmour district which is known as International Renuka fair. This fair came in the month of November and continues for the seven days. This fair is related to the Lord Parshu Ram's Mother who is known as Renuka Ji. This fair is one of the oldest fair of Sirmour district which is first time held during the times of Mahabharata, after that this fair held every year in the month of November. The details information regarding this fair is given below in the article. Basically this article is divided into different parts which are including the history of the fair, main attraction of the fair and how to reach this place. For more information regarding this fair is given below in the article for that you have to read the article.
International Renuka fair
Renuka fair is one of the famous and religious fair of Sirmour district. This fair came in the month of November and continues for the seven days. This fair is celebrated on the bank of the Renuka Lake. This fair first time celebrated during the times of Mahabharata. The story behind this fair is very interesting which is given below.
This fair is based on the mother of Lord Parshu ram who is Renuka Ji. It is said that Lord Parshu Ram is the 6th incarnation of the Lord Vishnu. Renuka had not a child so he pray to the Lord Shiva and after the long prayer she get a son in the incarnation of the Lord Vishnu which is known as Parshu ram. One day the father of Parshu Ram were killed and Renuka Ji jump into the water after that from that water Renuka Ji came outside and there is a formation of the Renuka lake.
When this fair started than the idol of the Lord Parshu ram is taken to this lake and it is bathed into it and after that he taken back to the temple.
Main attraction of the fair
The main attraction of the fair was its bath of the idol when this fair started than the idol of the Lord Parshu Ram is taken from the temple to the Renuka Lake and on the last day this idol is bathed into this lake and taken back to temple from where they is taken. Apart from it you can also see the cultural of Sirmour district in this fair.
How to reach this place
This fair is celebrated on the bank of the Renuka Lake is about 30km from the Nahan. You can easily reach this by bus as well taxi. This fair celebrated in the month of November during that time this place is so much cold so always warm clothes.
You can also reach this by train as well as aeroplane and the nearest railway station and airport is in Chandigarh from where this place is about 180km.