Introduction: Gaya is holy city of India which is known as Gaya Dham, Gayaji Dham, Gaya Keshtriya, Moksha Dham of . As per Gayapuran – Gaya is named after the name of Gayasur the son of the famous Tripurasur, Prabhbati was the name of Gayasur’s mother.

Location: Gaya is situated at bank of Falgu river, It’s on Longitude – 84.4 to 85.5 Degree towards East, Latitude – 24.5 to 25.10 Degree towards North, Gaya district has boundry Jehanabad in North, Chatra District of Jharkhand in South, Nawada District in East and Aurangabad District in west.

Importance: Gaya was so holy that he had the power to absolve the sins of those who touched him or looked at him; after his death many people have flocked to Gaya to perform Shraddha sacrifices on his body to absolve the sins of their ancestors. Gods and goddesses had promised to live on Gayasur’s body after he died, and the hilltop protuberances of Gaya are surrounded by temples to various gods and goddesses.

Pitra Paksha Mela Pitra Paksha is auspicious days for Pind daan or 7days, 5days, 3days or 1days amawasya with krishana paksh in any month but it can be done all days in year. Pitra Paksh is celebrate in Krishna Paksh of Aswin month.

How to reach: Gaya is well conected from all major city by Indian Railway, Roadways services from Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata, Jamshedpur & Varanasi. Gaya is also connected by air from Gaya International Airport. Flights are available daily