Ambabai Yatra at Yelwade in Radhanagari Taluka of Kolhapur District, Maharashtra



Ambabai Yatra at Yelwade is annually observed in Phagun month. The Yatra is an important festival at the Ambabai Devi Mandir at Yelwade in Radhanagari Taluka of Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Ambabai, manifestation of Goddess Durga. Yelwade Ambabai Yatra 2017 date is March 28.

The shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

Hundreds of people participate in the unique ritual. The temple remains open during the entire day and different rituals take place.

Ambabai Yatra at Yelwade is observed on Phalgun Amavasya Tithi or the no moon day in Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.