Special Festivals

Janaki Mahal - Festival

Throughout the year, many pilgrims come to pay their respects to Ram and Sita who are the main religious attractions in Janakpur. The city is thronged by worshippers and visitors, especially during the festival of Bibah(vivah)Panchami. This annual festival is celebrated on the occasion of Ram and Sita's marriage and their wedding ceremony is enacted throughout the week. During this period, the city is enlivened by the wedding festivities.

Thousands of pilgrims visit the temple in November/December for VivahPanchami( marriage over 5 days ), the towns major annual festival, when the marriage of Sita and Rama is celebrated with various re-enactments.