Wakeshwar Yatra at Wakurde Khurd in Shirala Taluka of Sangli district, Maharashtra



Wakeshwar Yatra at Wakurde Khurd is annually observed in Chaitra month. The yatra is an important festival at the Wakeshwar Mandir at Wakurde Khurd in Shirol Taluka of Sangli district, Maharashtra. The shrine is dedicated to Shri Wakeshwar. Wakurde Khurd Wakeshwar Yatra 2017 date is March 28.

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

The main ritual includes processions, palkhi and offerings to Lord Wakeshwar.

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

Wakeshwar Yatra at Wakurde Khurd is observed on Chaitra Shukla Paksha Pratipada Tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.