: Kampil at Etah (Uttar Pradesh)
: Jain Mela
In The Months of
Kampilya called Kampil today, is a village in Tehsil Kasganj of
Etah district, situated on the banks of the Ganga.
During the epic period it was the capital of king Drupad, the father of the queen
Draupadi, wife of the five Pandavas of Mahabharat fame.
It was the birthplace of the 13th Tirthankar, Brahlan
Vimal Nath and was graced by the visit of lord Mahavira.
The neighboring ruins and mounds contain the relics and sculptures of Jain period. Every year a Jain
Mela is held for five days in the month of March thronged by Jain devotes.