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Yellamma Jatara 2023 at Saundatti – Yellamma – Renuka Temple Festival at Saundatti in Belgaum in Karnataka

Renuka Yatra at Saundatti in Belgaum in Karnataka is held at the famous Renuka Devi Temple or Yellamma Devi Temple. The Jatara or temple festival is annually held in Margashirsh month and Magh month. Yellamma Jatara 2023 date is December 26.

The annual jatara attracts thousands of devotees to the temple. The jatara is known as Neeramanavi Yellamma Jatara. The puja and rituals on the day are unique and are annually held only on this day.

Saundatti is located around 83 km from Belgaum.

Renuka Yatra is annually observed on Margashirsha Purnima or full moon day in Margashirsh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Karnataka.

Yellamma Jatara is held on various occasions – on Purnima days in other months. But the most important festival is the one held in Margashirsh month (November – December).