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Yellamma Devi Yatra at Kaledhon near Khatav in Maharashtra – Godddess Yellamma Devi Fair and Festival near Khatav

Yellamma Devi Yatra at Kaledhon is held in Margashirsh month. It is observed at the temple dedicated to the village goddess at Kaledhon near Khatav in Satara District, Maharashtra. The festival dedicated to Goddess Yellamma Devi attracts hundreds of devotees. Kaledhon Yellamma Yatra 2024 date is December 27.

The annual yatra is also noted for a fair. The ritual involves journey to the shrine and other rural rituals.

Kaledhon Yellamma Devi Temple is magnificently decorated during the period traditionally with flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.

The day is of importance to the villagers. People from nearby towns and villages arrive to participate in this annual fair and festival. Important rituals, which are held only once in a year, happen during the period.

Kaledhon Yellamma Yatra is annually held on Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Dwadasi tithi or the twelfth day during the waning phase of moon as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.