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Chile Maharaj Punyatithi at Paijarwadi near Kolhapur

Chile Maharaj Punyatithi is annually observed in Shravan. It is the death anniversary of Chile Maharaj and is of special importance at Paijarwadi near Kolhapur. Chile Maharaj Punyatithi 2024 date is August 26. Paijarwadi is located 3.8 km from Panhala.

Chile Maharaj is believed to be an avatar of Guru Dattatreya. Like the other great saints of the Datta tradition. He spread the teachings of Dharma, love and humanity.

Temple dedicated Chile Maharaj is located at Paijarwadi near Kolhapur.

Holy charan padukas of Shri Sadguru Datta Chile Maharaj is worshipped in the shrine.

Thousands of devotees visit the holy place during the punyatithi. Prayers, charity, spiritual programs, and other rituals are observed on the occasion.

Chile Maharaj Punyatithi is observed on Shravan Krishna Paksha Ashtami or the eighth day during the waning phase of moon in Shravan month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.