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Kanifnath Yatra 2024 at Madhi near Ahmednagar – Kanifnath Fair and Festival

Kanifnath Yatra is dedicated to Kanifnath, also known as Kanhoba. He is one of the nine Maha Yogis of Navnath Sampradaya. The annual fair and festival dedicated to Kanifnath is observed in Phalgun month. Kanifnath Yatra 2024 date is March 30. Samadhi of Kanifnath is located at Madhi near Ahmednagar.

Kanifnath is believed to be an incarnation of Prabuddha Narayan and is mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana.

Kanifnath Yatra is annually held from Phalgun Krishna Paksha Panchami to Chaitra Shukla Paksha Pratipada (Gudi Padwa). The most important day is Phalgun Krishna Paksha Panchami or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month as per traditional lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

More than 500,000 people visit the Samadhi Sthal or the final resting place of Kanifnath.