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The annual Jathra Mahotsava of Adi Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Shivayogi Mahaswamigalu is held at Suttur Srikshetra around the second week of January, every year. More than four lakh people gather during the Jathra Mahotsava from all parts of the state. 25 villages in the nearby vicinity take active part in the celebrations. More than 50 thousand people are served free meals every day for five long days at the Dasoha Bhavan.
Myraid activities like poojas, sports for the young, cattle fair, free health check up camps, art, cultural and scientific exhibitions and agricultural crop demonstrations take place. In the evenings there are cultural programmes by performing artists to entertain and educate the general masses. And for the children, there will be Painting and Rangoli competitions during the fair.
Gaddige (Shrine) is a spiritual inspiration for the young and the old alike and the jatra is an assembly of faith, devotion, oneness and celestial bliss.