Masoba Yatra at Shahapur in Ichalkaranji in Maharashtra



Masoba Yatra in Shahapur is observed in Chaitra month. It is annual fair and festival at the Masoba Temple at Shahapur area of Ichalkaranji in Kolhapur District, Maharashtra.  Masoba Yatra 2017 date is April 2. The shrine is dedicated to Gram Devata or Spirit who is worshipped near cremation sites.
The festival and fair attracts hundreds of devotees to the mandir.

Processions, pujas, rituals, fireworks etc are part of the festivities.

For the annual festival, the shrine is decorated with lamps, lights, flowers, leaves and sugarcane for the occasion.

Masoba Yatra at Shahapur is annually observed on Chaitra Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during the waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.