Sukai Devi Yatra at Kapsal Village in Chiplun Taluka in Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra



Sukai Devi Yatra at Kapsal Village is observed in Chaitra month (March – April). It is the annual fair and festival at the Sukai Devi Temple at Kapsal Village in Chiplun Taluka of Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra. Various unique pujas and rituals are held during the annual yatra. Kapsal Sukai Devi 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 Sukai Devi temple.

Various offerings are made to appease the deity. Red flowers are offered to the deity. Procession is part of the festival. Kapsal Sukai Devi 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.