Festivals & Events

Important Festivals and Events Celebrated at Sri Kshetra Ganagapur Datta Temple (Nirgun Math Mandir)

The Most Important Festivals (Utsav) that are celebrated in the Ganagapura Dattatreya Devasthan are ;

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Maha Shivratri :


Mahashivaratri is Celebrated on Magha Krishna Chaturdashi and it generally falls in the Month of February / March. This Auspicious Festival of Lord Shiva is Celebrated at all the Temples…

Shri Narasimha Saraswati Jayanti :


Celebrated on Poushya Shuddha Dwitiya it generally falls in the Month of January. Special Pooja will be done to the Nirguna Padukas on this Day and at around 12pm the…

Kartika Pournima :


Celebrated on the Pournima of the Kartika Masa it generally falls in the Month of November. It is also known as Tripurari Poornima or Gouri Hunnime. The Festival is celebrated…

Naraka Chaturdashi and Deepawali (Diwali):


Naraka Chaturdasi which falls on Ashwina Krishna Chaturdasi (Month of October) during Deepavali Festival marks the Jubilant Celebrations in Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple of Karnataka. On this day, thousands of devotees…

Devi Navaratri and Dushera (Vijaya Dashami) :


Celebrated from Ashwina Shuddha Pratipada to Dashami (Generally in September / October), the Devi Navaratri and Dushera too are the Important Festivals at Ganagapur. The Dushera Celebration at Ganagapur takes…

Shravana Masa :


Shravana Masa is Celebrated Very Grandly every year (Month of August) at Shri Kshetra Ganagapur. Every Morning at 7am the Kshetra Pujaris (Archakas) gather at the Maha Mantap of the…

Datta Navratra and Magha Mahotsav :


Datta Navaratra is Celebrated at Ganagapur from Magha Shuddha Pratipada to Magha Pournima (Month of February). The Magha Jatra Mahotsav begins on Pournima and is celebrated for 5 Days. It…

Shri Datta Jayanti :


Celebrated on Margashirsha Shudda Chaturdashi it generally falls in the Month of December. Cradle Ceremony (Palana) of Lord Datta on the 1st Day at around 12pm marks the beginning of…

Guru Pournima :


Celebrated on the Pournima of the Ashada Masa it generally falls in the Month of July. As the Kshetradhipati of Sri Kshetra Ganagapur Shri Guru Narasimha Saraswati is a Sanyasi…

Guru Dwadashi :


Celebrated on Ashwina Krishna Dwadashi it generally falls in the Month of October. On this Day Shripada Shri Vallabha Swami Maharaj , the 2nd Incarnation of Lord Dattatreya Concluded his…

Shripada Shri Vallabha Jayanti & Ganesh Chaturthi :


Every Year on Bhadrapada Shuddha Chaturthi (Generally in August) there will be the Grand Celebration of both Ganesh Chaturthi and Shripada Sri Vallabha Swami Jayanti at Sri Kshetra Ganagapur. In…











In addition to these Main Festivals listed below are some other Important Festivals and the way they are Celebrated at Sri Kshetra Ganagapur Temple :

Yugadi (On Chaitra Shuddha Pratipada) : The Panchanga of the New Samvatsara (Hindu Year) is read out at the Temple.

Shri Rama Navami (On Chaitra Shuddha Navami) : Special Pooja and Aarti to Shri Rama Roopi Utsav Murti (Mahapuja) at Afternoon (Around 12pm).

Hanuman Jayanti (On Chaitra Pournima) : Special Pooja to Lord Maruti located at the Mahadwara during the Morning Worship.

Devi Panchami (On Chaitra Krishna Panchami) : Special Aarti will be Conduted during the Evening Worship.

Parashuram Jayanti (On Vaishaka Shuddha Dwitiya) : Special Mahapooja during the Morning Worship.

Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti (On Vaishaka Shuddha Panchami) : Special Pooja and Aarti to Sri Adi Shankara Roopi Utsav Murti in the Noon and also Grand Celebrations at the Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya Math located on the Sangam Road.

Narasimha Jayanti (On Vaishaka Shuddha Chaturdashi) : Special Pooja and Aarti to Shri Narasimha Roopi Utsav Murti in the Evening during Sunset.

Shri Shani Dev Jayanti (On Vaishaka Amavasya) : Special Pooja and Tailabhisheka to Lord Shani Dev at the Shanaishwara Temple located at Kalleshwara Mandir.

Bhimarathi Poojan (From Jyeshta Shuddha Pratipada to Shuddha Dashami) : Worship of the River Bhima on the Occasion of Ganga Dashahara

Aashada Ekadashi (On Aashada Shuddha Ekadashi) : Grama Pradakshina will be done in the Evening during which Villagers visit all the Surrounding Temples and this is Considered to be equivalent to Pandharpur Yatra.

Nagara Panchami (On Shravana Shuddha Panchami) : The Usual Celebration is done.

Shri Krishna Janmashtami (On Shravana Krishna Ashtami) : Special Pooja to Shri Krishna Roopi Utsav Murti during the Janma Kala i.e Midnight 12. Bhajans are also organized till Early Morning.

Ananta Chaturdashi (On Bhadrapada Shuddha Chaturdashi) : Ananta Roopi Mahapooja Darshan on the Day is Very Special.

Kartika Ekadashi (On Kartika Shuddha Ekadashi) : Grama Pradakshina will be done in the Evening during which Villagers visit all the Surrounding Temples and this is Considered to be equivalent to Pandharpur Yatra.

Makara Sankrantri (On January 14) : The Usual Celebration is done.

Ranga Panchami (On Phalguna Krishna Panchami) : Special Pooja is done to the Nirguna Padukas and the Usual Celebration is done in the Village.

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