Jagdamba Yatra at Hatwalan Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April). It is the annual fair and festival at the Jagdamba Temple at Hatwalan Village in Nagar Taluka in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the annual yatra. Hatwalan Jagdamba Yatra 2017 date is April 11.
The shrine is dedicated to Goddess Jagadamba, a kind manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. This form of Goddess Shakti is widely worshipped as a village deity and kuldevata (family deity) in Maharashtra.
For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.
The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the Jagdamba temple.
Various offerings are made to appease the deity. Red flowers are offered to the deity. Procession is part of the festival.
Hatwalan Jagdamba Yatra is annually observed on Chaitra Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.