--> Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from January 15, 2016


Devi Sati Yatra Utsav at Malond in Malvan, Maharashtra

Devi Sati Yatra Utsav is annually held in Magh month. This is the most important annual fair and festival at the Devi Sati Temple at Malond in Malvan, Maharashtra. Devi Sati Yatra 2023 date is February 5. Devi Sati Mandir is an important worship place in the region. The temple is beautifully 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 are held during the period. Devi Sati Yatra is annually held on Magh Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Bhairavnath Yatra at Masur in Karad, Maharashtra

Masur Bhairavnath Yatra is annually held in Magh month. This is the most important annual fair and festival at the Bhairavnath Temple at Masur in Karad, Maharashtra. Bhairavnath Yatra 2023 date is February 5. Bhairavnath Mandir is an important worship place in the region and attracts hundreds of devotees. The temple is beautifully 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 are held during the period. Masur Bhairavnath Yatra is annually held on Magh Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Bhairavnath Yatra at Medad in Malshiras, Maharashtra

Medad Bhairavnath Yatra is annually held in Magh month. This is the most important annual fair and festival at the Bhairavnath Temple at Medad in Malshiras ,Maharashtra. Bhairavnath Yatra 2023 date is February 5. Bhairavnath Mandir is an important worship place in the region and attracts hundreds of devotees. The temple is beautifully 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 are held during the period. Medad Bhairavnath Yatra is annually held on Magh Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Waghjai Devi Yatra at Goshatwadi in Patan, Maharashtra

Goshatwadi Waghjai Devi Yatra is annually held in Magh month. This is the most important annual fair and festival at the Waghjai Devi Temple at Goshatwadi in Patan, Maharashtra. Waghjai Devi Yatra 2023 date is February 5. Waghjai Devi Mandir is an important worship place in the region. The temple is beautifully 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 are held during the period. Waghjai Devi Yatra is annually held on Magh Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Renuka Yatra at Julewadi in Tasgaon

Julewadi Renuka Yatra is annually held in Magh month. This is the most important annual fair and festival at the Renuka Devi Temple at Julewadi in Tasgaon, Maharashtra. Renuka Yatra 2023 date is February 5. Renuka Mandir is an important worship place in the region. The temple is beautifully 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 are held during the period. Julewadi Renuka  Yatra is annually held on Magh Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Mahalaxmi Yatra at Piliv in Malshiras

Mahalaxmi Yatra is annually held in Magh month. This is the most important annual fair and festival at the Mahalaxmi Devi Temple at Piliv in Malshiras ,Maharashtra. Mahalaxmi Yatra 2023 date is February 5. Mahalaxmi Mandir is an important worship place in the region. The temple is beautifully 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 are held during the period. Mahalaxmi Yatra is annually held on Magh Purnima tithi or the full moon day in Magh month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.

Kirtimukha in Hinduism

Kirtimukha is a monstrous lion-face motif. In Hinduism, it glorifies the prowess of Rudra Shiva, Sodra and Agni or the king. In Hindu temple architecture, Kirtimukha was adopted as a decorative motif or pattern and to beautify the cornice moldings, doorways or other portions of the facade of the chaitya hall. The terms pacavaktra, harivaktra, and kirtivaktra are synonyms of kirtimukha Originally, kirtimukha meant a large chaitya window pattern or the big round opening to the interior caitya-mandapa or the cave of a temple with which the excavation or hollowing out of the rock started and remained as a conspicuous part of the entire artwork. The earliest reference to Kirtimukha in Hindu religion is found in the Puranas. It is mentioned in Padma Purana (sa ca kirtimukha nama pingalo jatilo mahan Uttara Khanda XI 36 - 43 Patala Khanda CXII). Two Sanskrit words, kirti (glory) and mukha (face) are joined to convey a different meaning - to denote decorative lion-ace on the facade of ea