Hanuman Yatra at Dewale in Panhala Taluka of Kolhapur District, Maharashtra



Hanuman Yatra at Dewale is annually observed in Chaitra month. The yatra is an important festival at the Hanuman Mandir at Dewale in Panhala Taluka of Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. The shrine is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Dewale Hanuman Yatra 2017 date is March 30.

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

The main ritual includes processions, palkhi and offerings to Hanuman.

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

Hanuman Yatra at Dewale is observed on Chaitra Shukla Paksha Tritiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.