Balbhim Yatra at Dundage in Gadhinglaj of Kolhapur district, Maharashtra



Balbhim Yatra at Dundage is observed in Phalgun month at Gadhinglaj Taluka of Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. It is a festival and fair observed at the Balbhim Temple dedicated to Shiva. Dundage Balbhim Yatra 2017 date is March 3.

The shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers and leaves during the yatra.

The annual fair and festival attracts hundreds of devotees to Dundage village. Balbhim is the family deity of many communities in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Telangana.

The main ritual includes processions and offerings to Balbhim.

Balbhim Yatra at Dundage is observed on Phalgun Shukla Paksha Panchami Tithi or the fifth day during the waxing phase of moon Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.