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Wagdev Maharaj Rathotsav at Wathar Station in Satara District

Wagdev Maharaj Rathotsav is observed in Paush month. It is the chariot festival at Vagdev Maharaj Temple at Vathar in Satara District. This annual fair and festival attracts thousands of people. In 2017, Wagdev Maharaj Rathotsav is observed on December 31. The main festival and fair is organized at the Vagdev Maharaj temple at Wathar. The shrine is located around 30 from Satara.

Followers of Wagdev Maharaj enthusiastically participate in this annual chariot pulling ritual. The punyatithi or the death anniversary of Wagdev Maharaj is observed on the next day.

Wagdev Maharaj Rathotsav is annually observed on Paush Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi or the thirteenth day during the waning phase of moon in Paush month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.