Kumbharli Mahakali Yatra in Chiplun Taluka of Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra



Kumbharli Mahakali Yatra is organized in Phalgun month. It is the annual festival and fair held at Mahakali Temple in Kumbharli in Chiplun Taluka of Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra. Kumbharli Mahakali Yatra 2017 date is February 27.

Kumbharli Mahakali Temple is dedicated to Mother Goddess Shakti.  The deity is the Kuldaivata or family deity of several communities in the region.

Rituals associated with Goddess Durga are performed during the yatra.

Palki, processions, traditional music and dance are part of the rituals.

Kumbharli Mahakali Yatra is observed on Phalgun Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.