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Pitrapaksha is a holy event which is of much value to the people of Bihar and beyond as well. Pitrapaksha which is commonly known as ‘Pind Daan’ is a holy Hindu rite which is done in order to offer salvation to the souls which are departed. It is an occasion to worship the ancestors and is of high significance to the devotees.

Gaya is one of the holiest places in the world and hence celebrating Pitrapaksha is considered even more sacred if done here. The event happens mainly in September when people from all over the nation get together to offer ‘Pind Daan’ to their ancestors.

Major attractions of Pitrapaksha Mela 

It is amazing to witness the love of people for their loved ones who are no more alive. They perform all the rituals with utmost devotion while dipping in the holy waters of river Ganges. 

The holy city has many ancient temples as well which are worshipped by people coming from all over India. 

How to reach Pitrapaksha Mela?

Gaya is the nearest railway and airport to the city which is well-connected to all major cities by all means of transport. Gaya is one of the most easily accessible cities from all parts You can get trains and buses to the city from Delhi, Lucknow and more. 

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


  • 15 Days

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  • Bihar
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    13 September 2019 - 28 September 2019

  • Venue

    Gaya

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