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Sri Ram Rathotsava at Jalgaon in Maharashtra– Shrirama Rathotsava

Sri Ram Rathotsava at Jalgaon in Maharashtra is observed in the Kartik Month. The most famous temple festival in the region takes place at the ancient Shri Ram Mandir in the town. Shrirama Rathotsava 2023 date is November 23. The Rathotsav begins on the Kartik Shukla Paksha Pratipada and the most important date is the Kartik Shukla Paksha Ekadasi day. On the main Sri Ram Rathotsava day, the murtis worshipped in the temple are taken around the streets of Jalgaon in a lavishly decorated Ratha or Chariot. The Rathotsav was started by Sadguru Shri Appa Maharaj in 1872. During the first ten days of the festival one can witness Bhagwan Sri Ram on various chariots drawn by Horse Elephant Tiger Lion Saraswati Sheshnag Chandra Suryanarayan Garuda Hanuman (Maruti) The Sri Ram Rath on the main day of the festival is pulled by more than 500 devotees. The chariot is decorated with various flowers (mainly marigold), mango leaves, lighting, and flags o

Janardan Swami Jayanti in Nagpur Maharashtra – Janardanswami Jayanti

Janardan Swami is popularly known as Yogmurti – he dedicated his life to the spread of Yoga. Janardan Swami Jayanti is annually observed in Kartik month. Janardan Swami Jayanti 2023 date is December 11. The day is of great importance in Nagpur in Maharashtra . Janardan Swami suggested yogabhyas for contentment, happiness and good health. ‘Samadhanay Soukhay Nirogtvay Jeevane, Yogmevabhyaset Pradnyah Yathashakti Nirantarm’, is encrypted on samadhi of Yogmurti Janardhan Swami. Janardan Swami Yogabhyasi Mandal in Nagpur is based on the teachings of this pious soul. Janardan Swami Jayanti is annually observed on Kartik Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi Tithi or the fourteenth day during waning phase of moon in traditional Hindu calendar followed in Maharashtra .