Pandharpur Yatra 2016 Date and Time Table Schedule in Maharashtra
The annual Pandharpur Yatra (Wari or Vari) to the famous Vithoba Temple at Pandharpur in Maharashtra from Dehu and Alandi attracts thousands of people and pilgrims known as Warkari (Varkari, "one who performs the Wari"). In 2016, Pandarpur Yatra dates on Ashadi Ekadasi on July 15, 2016. In 2016 schedule, the date of celebration of Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi from Dehu is June 27. Sant Dnyaneshwar Palkhi from Alandi begins on June 28, 2016. Devotees follow the Shri Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi from Dehu and Sant Dnyaneshwar Palkhi from Alandi, which is a 21-day Palkhi yatra by foot to Pandarpur.
The Pandarpur Yatra is a pilgrimage to the Vithoba Temple, also known as Vitthal Rukmini Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Last 700 years Pandharpur Ashadhi Ekadashi Wari Yatra has been celebrated.
Pandharpur Yatra 2016 Wari Schedule in 2016 in Maharashtra
Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Time Table
27 June 2016 to 15 July 2016
Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Time Table
28 June 2016 to July 15, 2016
Pandarpur Palkhi Yatra starts from the Sant Tukaram Temple at Dehu in Pune District. The devotees follow the Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi procession. This main parade is joined by Sant Dnyaneshwar Palkia from Alandi near Pune. Numerous other Palkhis from other towns and villages join the yatra on the way.
The spiritual pilgrimage ends on the Ekadasi day during the waxing phase of moon in the Ashada Month as per Hindu traditional Marathi calendar.