Honorable Mention TOKYO-2018 Events / Other

Haldi Festival

  • Photographer
    Kajan Madrasmail
  • Technical Info
    1/500 Sec F/16 Iso1600
  • Photo Date
    28th Oct 2018

The Vittal Birdev Annual Yatra is celebrated at Pattan Kodoli village in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra attended by thousands of devotees coming from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra. The festival is celebrated to offer prayers to the community diety of the shepherds, Shri Vittal Birdev, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. They consider that the festival and rituals would bring good fortune.The festive mood is completely in groove with people throwing Haldi, i.e., turmeric powder.