Hanuman Yatra at Kaledhon Village in Khatav Taluka of Satara District in Maharashtra



Hanuman Yatra in Kaledhon Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April). It is the annual fair and festival at the Hanuman Temple at Kaledhon Village in Khatav Taluka of Satara District in Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the Yatra, which is also the auspicious Hanuman Jayanti day. Hanuman Jayanti Yatra 2017 date at Kaledhon is April 11.

The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Hanuman mandir, which celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion. Arka leaves and flowers are widely used on the day.

Special shringar and food donation are part of the festivities.

Hanuman Yatra at Kaledhon is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.