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Shravan Mela is organized by the 108 km route linking Sultanganj and Deoghar in the Hindu month of Shravan. The month of Shravan, popularly known as Sawan, is the fifth month of the Hindu calender.

It is during the winter season that the birds from the Himalayas migrate towards the plains. With the advent of these colorful birds, celebration of sama–chakeva is done. 

Almost all civilizations have worshipped the ‘sun god’, but it has a unique form in Bihar. Chatth Puja is the only occasion where the setting sun is worshipped.