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Moshi Kanifnath Yatra at Moshi near Pimpri Chinchwad – Kanifnath Fair and Festival at Moshi

Moshi Kanifnath Yatra is observed in Phalgun month and is dedicated to Kanifnath, one of the nine Maha Yogis of Navnath Sampradaya. Moshi located near Pimpri Chinchwad in Maharashtra houses a sacred place dedicated to the great saint. Moshi Kanifnath Yatra 2025 date is March 19. Kanifnath is believed to be an incarnation of Prabuddha Narayan and is mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana. Kanifnath Yatra is annually held on Phalgun Krishna Paksha Panchami or the fifth day during the waning phase of moon in Phalgun month as per traditional lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra . The annually fair and festival attracts thousands of followers of the Navnath Sampradaya.

Panguni Uthiram at Srirangam – Panguni Uthiram Festival at Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Panguni Uthiram at Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is an important annual ritual and festival. The ritual is known as Panguni Uthiram Perumal – Thayar Serthi Sevai. Panguni Uthiram at Srirangam in 2025 is on April 11. Hindu Scriptures like the Puranas and the two epics – Mahabharat and Ramayan – indicate that Poornima (full moon) and Uthiram star coinciding in the month of Panguni (March – April) is highly auspicious. The day is of great significance to Devas. There is also a belief that divine weddings take place on this day. Special rituals and pujas are held on the day at Srirangam Temple .

Panguni Uthiram Darshan at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala

Panguni Uthiram Darshan at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in Kerala is held after Makaravilakku and before Vishu puja. Panguni Uthiram Darshan at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in 2024 is on March 25. The shrine opens just for this day. Hindu Scriptures like the Puranas and the two epics – Mahabharat and Ramayan – indicate that Poornima (full moon) and Uthiram star coinciding in the month of Panguni (March – April) is highly auspicious. The day is of great significance to Devas. There is also a belief that divine weddings take place on this day.

Live Darshan from Shiva Temples in India

Three of the important Shiva temples that are offering free live darshan are the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, the Somnath Temple in Gujarat, Baba Baidyanath Dham in Deoghar and Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple. The temples have live webcasting during the arati period and important puja periods. The darshan of some these temples are also available on mobile internet. Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi  – You can  view the live darshan here . Somanth Temple  – You can view the  live darshan here . Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple - You can view the live darshan here Baba Baidyanath Temple, Deoghar - You can view the live darshan here If readers have knowledge of other Shiva Temple live darshans please mail us at hindublog @ gmail.com.