Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Fairs & Festivals


Mallinath Fair

The Mallinath fair held annually for a fortnight during March-April in the dry bed of the river Luni near Tilwara in Barmer is one of the biggest fairs in Rajasthan. Camels, horses, goats and sheep are brought and sold at the fair. An image of Mallinath has been installed in the temple where offerings of batashas and laddoos are made during the fair. Replicas of horses are also offered as a mark of respect.