Mahasu Devta's Fair


Jaunsari tribe though all the other communities join them. This reflects the cultural and communal harmony among different communities.

Mahasu Devta's Fair in Dehradun is held in August every year. At this time, the deity of Mahasu Devta is taken out in a procession. Large crowds walk along both sides of the procession. The prayers continue for 3 full days including nights. The prayers are accompanied by music. Musicians come from various corners of the city to participate in Mahasu Devta's Fair in Dehradun.

Mahasu Devta's Fair in Dehradun is organized at Hanol which is around 120 kilometers from Dehradun on the Chakrata Tyuni Road. You can take city bus or private cars or taxis to reach this place. The materials for the holy rituals like Havan, etc, are arranged by the Government of India. Since Mahasu Devta's Fair in Dehradun is a local fair, the majority of the people come from the nearby districts of Dehradun like Tehri, Uttarkashi, Saharanpur, etc.

Mahasu Devta's Fair in Dehradun would be the right venue for you to witness the cultural heritage and tradition of the local tribes of Dehradun. You can gain knowledge about the local cuisine, local dressing, local music and dance of Dehradun. So if you are interested in exploring the culture and tradition of the hilly tribes, Mahasu Devta's Fair in Dehradun can be a good option.

Last Updated on 14 March 2013