Vithalai Jagar at Akanur in Radhanagari Taluka of Kolhapur District, Maharashtra



Vithalai Jagar at Akanur is annually observed in Chaitra month. The Jagar is an important ritual at the Vithalai Devi Mandir at Akanur in Radhanagari Taluka of Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Vithalai, gram devata. Akanur Vithalai Jagar 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. The temple remains open during the entire day and different rituals take place. All night vigil is kept on the day.

Vithalai Jagar at Boravade 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.