Renuka fair is another religious festival of state Himachal Pradesh which continues for three days and draws large numbers of visitors from all around the country. The colorful fair days holds various activities like folk dances, music, exhibitions and big markets that are organized by the local people of the state.
Time to Celebrate:
Renuka Fair is held during the first fortnight of the month November
Renuka fair commemorate the deity Renuka and her son Parshuram, whose temples are situated on the banks of river Renuka. The place is the biggest center of devotion and belief for the local people, who comes under the Sirmur District of Himachal Pradesh.It marks the immortality of Devi Renuka and her son Pashuram as it is believed that during the Renuka Fair,Parshuram comes to meet his mother Renuka every year hence the time of Renuka Fair is the occasion of celebrations and rejoices.
People from all parts of India come to see this traditional fair where local handicrafts and other materials are also showcases which provide the visitors a blend of shopping experiences.
Distance from Parwanoo: 123 km.
Distance from Paonta Sahib: via satuan 51 km
Distance from Nahan: 38 km
Shri Renukaji Fair
Renuka is one of the biggest lakes in Himachal Pradesh and is located at an altitude of 672 m. She is believed to be an embodiment of Goddess Renuka. During the Renukaji Fair, a palanquin carrying the murti (idol) of Lord Parashuram from an ancient temple in Jamu Koti Village visits the Holy Lake. The highlight of the festival is this colorful procession from Jamu Koti Village to Dadahu and on Ekadasi day from Dadahu to Renuka Lake.