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Jejuri a golden place of lord Shiva called Malhar. Somvati Amavasya is the no moon day in a Hindu calendar. Somvati Utsav is celebrated on Somvati amavasya (no moon’s day that falls on Monday) at jejuri temple when the shepherd god-Khandoba comes out of the temple to bath at Karar river. The Palkhi procession is taken through temples in jejuri and khandoba is brough back to his temple before the end of amavasya.

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Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Mahesh Lonkar