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Yellamma Yatra at Vajrachaunde near Tasgaon in Sangli – Yellamma Devi Fair and Festival at Vajra Chaunde

Yellamma Yatra at Vajrachaunde is held in Paush month. It is observed at the temple dedicated to the village goddess Vajrachaunde near Tasgaon in Sangli, Maharashtra. The festival dedicated to Goddess Yellamma Devi attracts hundreds of devotees. Vajrachaunde Yellamma Yatra 2025 date is January 7.

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

Vajrachaunde Yellamma Devi mandir 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

Vajrachaunde Yellamma Yatra is annually held on Paush Shukla Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.