Suryanarayan Yatra at Narayan Chincholi in Pandharpur on Gudi Padwa



Suryanarayan Yatra at Narayan Chincholi is annually observed in Chaitra month – on Gudi Padwa day. It is an important fair and festival at the Suryanarayan temple at Narayan Chincholi in Pandharpur, Maharashtra. The shrine is dedicated to Lord Surya, sun god in Hinduism. Narayan Chincholi Suryanarayan Yatra 2017 date is March 28.

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

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

Suryanarayan Yatra at Narayan Chincholi is observed on Chaitra Shukla Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.