Sal Siddheshwar Yatra at Salgaon Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April). It is the annual fair and festival at the Sal Siddheshwar Temple at Salgaon Village in Ambegaon Taluka in Pune District, Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the annual yatra. Salgaon Sal Siddheshwar Yatra 2017 date is April 11.
The shrine is dedicated to Sal Siddheshwar, a kind manifestation of Shiva. This form of Shiva 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 Sal Siddheshwar temple.
Various offerings are made to appease the deity. Red flowers are offered to the deity.
Salgaon Sal Siddheshwar 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.