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Dhoongri Fair, Himachal






     State : Himachal Pradesh

     Time of Celebration : Jaishth 2nd (May-June) for the      three days
Dhoongri Fair


This fair is held on Jaishth 2nd (May-June) for the three days at Dhoongri (Manali) in the memory of Devi Hadimba who meditated at Dhoogri and was married to Bhima one of the five Pandavas. She had a son from him who was named Ghatotkach. He fought in the battle of Mahabharta. The fair starts with the worship of Goddess Hadimba.