Maghi Mela Muktsar 13-January 2013

Location : Muktsar

When/ Who organizes it? : Mid January/ Makar Sankrati Day (13th-14th Jan) 

About the Festival : Maghi Mela is organized to commemorate a battle fought in 1705-06 by Guru Gobind Singh against the Mughals. This fair lasts for three days and falls on the Makar Sankranti day (January).

Celebrating the Festival : On the first day, the devotees bathe in the Muktsar Tank - the pool of salvation, and the next day, they go in procession to the three holy mounds, namely, Rikab Sahib, Tibbi Sahib and Mukhwanjana Sahib. Rikab Sahib is the spot where the Guru's stirrup broke. 

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