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Veer Mhaskoba Yatra at Vir Village near Saswad

Veer Mhaskoba Yatra is held in Magh month. It is the annual fair and festival at a sacred place (Veer Mhaskoba temple or mandir) at Vir village in Pune District of Maharashtra. This annual jatra attract scores of devotees. Veer Mhaskoba Yatra 2024 date is February 23. The temple is located around 26 km from Saswad and 32 km from Jejuri.

Veer Mhaskoba is the manifestation of the Kala Bhairava form of Shiva.

The shrine is decorated with lamps for the occasion.

Special pujas and rituals are held. Processions are another highlight.

Veer Mhaskoba Yatra is held annually on Magh Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi tithi or the fourteenth day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.