kharchi-puja.jpgKharchi Puja is one of the main festivals of Tripura, the pride of Tripura. Kharchi Puja attracts thousands of devotees at the site of main ceremony. Kharchi Puja is held at the place about 6 kms from agartala in tripura. The festival is equally celebrated by tribal and non tribal residents of tripura.

Kharchi Puja is a worship of fourteen deities celebrated in the month of July every year. The celebration is spread over a period of seven days. Temple premises are seen flooded with excited pilgrims all around.

The word Kharchi is derived from Khya, which signifies Earth.  Kharchi puja is actually the worship of earth that sustains mankind with all her resources. Among the rituals, sacrifice of goats and pigeons is a usual feature of the festival.


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