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Balchandra Maharaj Jayanti at Kankavali in Sindhudurg District in Maharashtra

Balchandra Maharaj was a great saint in the Bhakti tradition in Maharashtra. His Jayanti or birth anniversary is annually observed in Paush Month. Bhalchandra Maharaj Jayanti 2023 date is  January 13. The day is of great significance at Kankavli in Sindhudurg District in Maharashtra.

The day is of importance at the Bhalchandra Maharaj Ashram or Math at Kankavali. Special prayer meeting and philanthropic activities are organized on the day. The palki of the great saint is taken around on the day.

Bhalchandra Maharaj Jayanti is annually held on Paush Krishna Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during the waning phase of moon as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.