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84 Kosi Parikrama Ayodhya – Annual 22-day Pilgrimage in April – May in Ayodhya


84 Kosi Parikrama Ayodhya begins on the day after Chaitra Purnima on the first day of Vaishakh month (April - May) as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in North India. The annual yatra begins from Makhauda Dham after important puja and rituals. 84 Kosi Parikrama Ayodhya 2018 began on April 20.

The first part of the journey is from Makhauda Dham to Ramrekha Mandir.

Kosi is a unit of length. It is around 10088 feet or 3075 meter.

In the journey, devotees travel 84 kosi – this is believed to be the extent of the capital of Bhagavan Sri Ram. Ayodhya Dham is 84 kosi.

The belief is that participating in the 84 Kosi Parikrama of Ayodhya will help a person in avoiding 8.4 million births. The person need not pass through 8.4 million yonis.


One who participates with devotion in the pilgrimage achieves moksha. The person achieves merits to wash away sins of several previous births.

The first part of the journey is from Makhauda Dham to Ramrekha Mandir.

The journey is completed in 22 days. The devotees sleep at important pilgrim centers on 21 nights as part of the journey. The journey ends at Makhauda Dham.