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Pant Maharaj Balekundri Jayanti – Birth Anniversary of Sri Pant Maharaj Balekundri

Pant Maharaj Balekundri Jayanti is observed in Shravan month. It is the birth anniversary of Shri Pant Maharaj and is of importance at Balekundri in Belgaum District in Karnataka. Pant Maharaj Balekundri Jayanti 2024 date is August 26.

Pant Maharaj was a great saint in the Avadhut Sampradaya or Shree Datta Sampradaya.

The pious soul was believed to be an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya.

He spread the teachings of Sanatana Dharma through bhajan and preaching. He had thousands of followers.

The book titled ‘Geetasaar: essence of Sri Bhagavad Gita’ is credited to him.

Hundreds of devotees participate in the various spiritual programs and prayer meetings observed on his Jayanti day.

The temple dedicated to Pant Maharaj is located at Balekundri.

Pant Maharaj Balekundri Jayanti 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.