September to 15th
: Pitripaksh Mela is being organised every year which starts from the
day of “Anant Chaturdashi of Bhadra Suklapaksh according to the Hindi
Calendar. This year the Mela starts on 29th September & will
end on 15th October. This Mela is very important for
religious, Mythological & Historical reason. Large number of Pilgrims
belonging to Sanatan Hindu religions come to Gaya every year to offer
“Pinda” for obtaing Moksh to their ancestors and for this reason offer
“Pinda” & perform religions ceremonies on “Vedis” located at Vishnupad
Temple, Falgu River, Akshaywat & Various other places. It is believed
that performing “Pindadan” in Gaya in the “Pitripaksh” helps in
attuning Moksha to the soul of the ancestors.
Information Regarding the Arrangements in Mela Area Accommodation Facility
facilities are available for the pilgrims in the House of Panda, Dharmashala, Hotels and in various Schools where the arrangement for
Electric supply, Water Supply, Lighting, Hygiene is being provided by
District Administration. The fee for accommodation in schools is Rs.
per Pilgrim per 5 days of accommodation which is available in T. Model
High School, Mahavir High & Mahavir Middle School, Middle School Sahmir
Takya, Middle School Akshaywat, Middle School Chand Chaura, Haridas
Seminary High School, Dharma Sabha Bhawan, Peer Mansoor Rood, Ram Chandra
Singh Vanmali Baba Kanya High School, Zila School, Gaya, Anugrah Kanya
High School, Anugrah Kanya Middle School. Middle School, Ghughritarn.
Vedis in Gaya Town
:- The important Vedis situated in and arround Gaya Town where
Pilgrims could offer “Pinda” are as follows :-
1. Vaitarni Kund 2.
Bramha Sarovar 3. Rukmini Kund 4. Godawari Kund
Ramshila 6. Ramkund 7. Dharmakund 8.
10. Falgu (Devghat) 11. Jihwalol 12. Dhwajpad
Dharmaranya 15. Aadi Gaya 16.
17. Kagwali 18. Gadalol 19. Panchtirtha Vishnupad
20. Bhimghula 21. Goprachar 22. Ramgaya 23.
Prashta 25. Uttarmanus (Pitamaheshwar)
26. Dakshin Manus (Suryakund)
Bodhgaya 28. On
some or all vedis of “Sarswati Vedi” according to the faith of the
Special beautification work of Vishnupad Temple Premises and Falgu
Devghat has been done by District Administration, Gaya and special care
has been given on the cleanliness of Vedis in order to perform the
religious ceremonies with utmost purity & faith.
(A) Bus facility : To provide
transportation facility to the Pilgrims in Mela Period, District
Administration has provided “Ring Bus service” through buses.
Buses through different routes are available from all important
locations for various destinations.