Janai Devi Yatra at Nivakane in Patan Taluka of Satara District, Maharashtra



Nivakane Janai Devi Yatra is organized in Phalgun month. It is the annual festival and fair held at Janai Devi Temple in Nivakane in Patan Taluka of Satara district, Maharashtra. Nivakane Janai Devi Yatra 2017 date is March 6.

Janai Devi Temple is dedicated to Mother Goddess Shakti.  Janai Devi, an incarnation of Goddess Shakti, is worshipped mainly in Maharashtra.

Rituals associated with Goddess Durga are performed during the yatra.

Janai Devi Yatra at Nivakane is observed on Phalgun Shukla Paksha Navami Tithi or the ninth day during the waxing phase of moon Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.