Malhari Mankeshwar Yatra at Peth in Walwa Taluka of Sangli District

Malhari Mankeshwar Yatra is observed in Phalgun month at Peth in Walwa Taluka of Sangli District, Maharashtra. It is a festival and fair observed at the Malhari Mankeshwar Temple. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva. Malhari Mankeshwar Yatra in Peth in 2017 date is February 28.

The annual fair and festival attracts hundreds of devotees to Kem. Mankeshwar is the family deity or Kuldevata of many communities in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Telangana.

The main ritual includes processions and offerings to Mankeshwar. A fair is also organized during the period.

Mankeshwar Yatra at Peth is observed on Phalgun Shukla Paksha Dwitiya Tithi or the second day during the waxing phase of moon Phalgun month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.