Hanuman Jatra and Festival at Panaji in Goa is held in Magh month. It is the annual fair and festival at the famous Shri Maruti Temple or Hanuman Temple. The shrine is located atop a hill at Mala in Panaji. Hanuman Jatra 2017 date is February 6.
The shrine is located atop Altinho hillock. On the festival day, hundreds of devotees arrive at the shrine from early morning to take blessings of Hanumanji.
The shrine is decorated beautifully with leaves, flowers, lamps and light for the occasion.
Special pujas and rituals are held on the day.
Hanuman Jatra is held on Magh Shukla Paksha Dasami tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Goa.