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Suryanarayan Kiranotsav at Narayan Chincholi in Pandharpur

Suryanarayan Kirnotsav is observed in Paush month. This is an important ritual and festival at the Surya Narayan Mandir (Sun Temple) at Narayan Chincholi in Pandharpur. The shrine is located around 51 km from Solapur in Maharashtra. Suryanarayan Kirnotsav 2024 date is January 13.

This important puja dedicated to Lord Surya at the shrine attracts hundreds of devotees. The festival is observed during the same fortnight as Makar Sankranti.

Important rituals and pujas are performed on the day for peace and prosperity of the region. People having skin diseases offer prayers on the day for relief.

Suryanarayan Kirnotsav at Narayan Chincholi is observed on Paush Shukla Paksha Pratipada tithi or the first day during the waxing phase of moon in Paush month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.