Uttareshwar Yatra at Kem in Karmala Taluka of Solapur District



Uttareshwar Yatra is observed in Phalgun month at Kem in Karmala Taluka of Solapur District, Maharashtra. It is a festival and fair observed at the Uttareshwar Temple. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva. Uttareshwar Yatra in Kem in 2017 date is February 28.

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

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

Uttareshwar Yatra at Kem 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.