Banage Jagar in Kagal Taluka of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra

Banage Jagar is annually observed in Chaitra month. The Jagar is an important ritual at the Mandir at Banage in Kagal Taluka of Kolhapur District, Maharashtra. Banage Jagar 2017 date is April 3.

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.

Banage Jagar is observed on Chaitra Shukla Paksha Saptami Tithi or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.