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Yellammadevi Yatra at Khanderajuri near Miraj in Maharashtra – Yellamma Devi Festival

The annual Yellamma Devi Yatra at Khanderajuri is held in Margashirsh month. The festival dedicated to Goddess Yellamma Devi attracts hundreds of devotees. Yellamma Devi Yatra 2024 date is January 7. Khanderajuri is located around 17 km from Miraj and 24 km from Sangli.

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

Khanderajuri 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

Khanderajuri Yellamma Devi Yatra is annually held on Margashirsha Krishna paksha Ekadasi tithi or the eleventh day during the waning phase of moon as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.