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Navratri at Jagdamba Devi Mandir at Darwha in Yavatmal – Ambadevi Temple at Kelapur

One of the most popular Shakti temples in Maharashtra is located at Kelapur in Darwha in Yavatmal District. The temple is popularly known as Ambadevi Temple and is also occasionally referred as Jagdamba Devi Mandir. The 2024 Navratri festival at Kelapur Ambadevi Temple is from October 3 to October 12. The 9-day annual Navratri festival attracts thousands of people to this popular Shakti Shrine in eastern Maharashtra.

Goddess Amba, or Ambaji, is one of the popular names of Goddess Durga and the name is widely used in western parts of India. Amba means mother and she is Goddess Shakti.

Rural rituals associated with Goddess Shakti and Durga are performed during the nine-day period at Darwha Jagdamba Devi Temple.