The Kaila Devi fair is a religious fiesta held every year in the month of Chaitra for a continuous fortnight. The fair is famous for its well famous Kaila Devi temple, which is a sacred shrine of Goddess Mahalakshmi and Goddess Chamunda. The venue is located as Kaila Devi temple on the banks of Kalisil river on the Trikut hills, 2 km from Kaila village and approx 24 Km from Karauli district.
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The Kaila Devi fair is annually held in the month of Chaitra for a fortnight which started from 12th day of Chaitra Budi (March-April)
Deity Kaila Devi who is the owner of wealth and death as the idol of Goddess Mahalakhsmi and Goddess Kali symbolizes the wealth and death signs. The temple is very ancient and historical as the Goddess is worshipped as the guardian deity by the Yadavas, the Khinchis and the princess of Karauli. There is also a small Bhairon temple and Languriyan (Hanuman) temple facing towards the Kaila Devi’s shrine in the courtyard area. Thousands of devotees who come every year to the Kaila Devi temple are not only from Rajasthan but from other states also majorly from the nearby states of Rajasthan. They offer cash, coconuts, kajal (kohl), tikki (vermilion), bangles and sweets to the goddess.
The fair also include large number of shops selling variety of articles and accessories. Dance performance by local Meena tribals are also observed which are done in honor to please the Goddess.