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Yamai Devi Yatra – Yamai Jatra Festival at Aundh in Satara

Yamai Devi Yatra is annually observed in Paush month at Aundh near Satara in Maharashtra. Yamai Devi Yatra 2025 date is January 13. The goddess is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Durga – she is also known as Mahishasur Mardini Yamai. ‘Ye Mai’ in marathi means come mother.

The annual Yatra to the Yamai Devi Temple attracts thousands of devotees. In the festival a palanquin atop a vehicle carries the murti of the goddess. People throw sindoor powder and follow the procession.

Yamai Devi Yatra is annually observed on Paush Purnima or full moon day in Paush month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.