Maharishi Kapil and the Kapilayatan lake find mention
in the Puranas and Kapil Muni is believed to have
descended from Lord Brahma.
in the temples is performed by Sewag Brahmins whose
priesthood is hereditary. Aarti is performed twice
daily and bhog is offered. On the day of Kartik
Poornima, the day of Kapil Muni Fair, Deep Malika
is performed in the evening. People float lighted
lamps in the sacred lake as a part of the rituals and
this creates a beautiful sight. Offerings are made at
the temples consisting of coconut, batasha (sugar
drops), dry fruits, mishri(sugar cubes) and cash.
cattle fair is held in conjunction with the Kapil Muni
Fair. Buffaloes, camels, horses and cattle are sold. Certificates
and prizes are given away to the best breeders at the