Phagun Madai

The ceremonial beginning of the famous Phagun Mandai in Maa Danteshwari Temple Dantewada is done on the day of Basant Panchami by burying a trishul (trident) pillar in the courtyard of the temple and offering mango blossom on the umbrella of Maa Danteshwari. In the last 10 days of the month of Phagun, this tribal festival of culture, folk dance is observed by the tribes of the entire Bastar divisi....
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09 days, Mai ji's palanquin is taken from Mai ji temple to Narayan temple where tribal culture, folk dances are presented after worship rituals. Apart from this, various traditional and hunting dances are organized by different communities. In the end, after celebrating the Rambh-Bhang (Gulal-Abir) festival, paduka worship of all the invited deities is done. On the next day, all the gods and goddesses invited are given a farewell by offering them gifts. Altogether it is a very big gathering of the tribes of the entire Bastar division and of district Navarangpur of Odhisa, in which various tribal forms of art, dance, folk music and other performances are given apart from giving a closer insight to the rich tribal customs and rituals. Deities with colorful symbolic flags taken in procession every morning and evening within the town with mystic tribal music and unquestionable devotion of the tribes is a sight one would cherish for years.

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Maai Danteshwari Mandir , Dantewada, District Dantewada
Office of the Temple Estate, Maai Danteshwari Temple Dantewada

How to reach

The nearest airport is Jagdalpur, District Bastar, which is 90 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Anwarabhata, Dantewada, District Dakshin Bastar Dantewada, which is 04 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Dantewada, which is 0KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Medka Dobra Grounds, Mai Danteshwari Mandir, Main Road, Dantewada (Post District) , 494449, Chhattisgarh
Date Time

26 Feb 2023 - 9 Mar 2023

10:00 AM - 8:00 AM




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