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Navratri at Ambika Mata Mandir at Shirwal in Satara - Ambika Mata Temple at Shirwal

Navratri at Ambika Mata Mandir at Shirwal near Khandala in Satara District is observed in Ashwin month. It is one of the most popular Shakti temples in Satara District. The 2024 Navratri festival at Shirwal Ambika Mata Temple is from October 3 to October 12, 2024. The 9-day annual Navratri festival attracts thousands of people to this popular Shakti Shrine in eastern Maharashtra.

Goddess Ambika is one of the popular names of Goddess Durga and the name is widely used in western parts of India.

Rural rituals associated with Goddess Shakti and Durga are performed during the nine-day period at the temple. Ashtami and Navami during Navratri are the most important dates here.

Navratri at Ambika Mata Mandir is annually held from Ashwin Shukla Paksha pratipada tithi to Navami tithi or the first to ninth day of waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.