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Alandi Yatra 2024 date

Alandi Yatra is a pilgrimage to the Alandi in Pune – the place where Saint Dnyaneshwar attained Samadhi. Alandi Yatra 2024 date is November 26. It is performed on the eleventh day of the Krishna Paksha of Kartik Month as per traditional calendar followed in Maharashtra. The famous Utpatti Ekadasi is observed on this day.

During this period dindis from various villages from Pune and nearby districts arrive at the temple. Devotees walk nearly 100 kms to reach the shrine. Women carry Tulsi plant on their head.

Food offerings are made for the devotees by ashrams and organizations on the occasion.

Thousands of pilgrims arrive at Alandi on this day and pay their respects to Saint Dnyaneshwar. The pilgrims carry a Murti of Saint Dnyaneshwar on a Palkhi (Palanquin). Devotees take bath in the Indrayani River to wash away the sins committed and to start afresh on the path of liberation or Moksha.