Datta Navratri (Dattatreya Navratras) is a nine-day festival dedicated to Lord Dattatreya. It is observed in Magh Month, from Magh Saptami (Rath Saptami) to Magh Purnima in all Dattatreya temples. In 2017, Datta Navratri begins on February 3 and ends on February 10.
The following day of Magh Navratri Samapti is celebrated as Guru Pratipada. Gangapur Yatra, a procession towards Gangapur Shri Dattatreya Temple, is also carried out on this day from various places of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Datta Navratri is celebrated with utmost gusto in Gangapur Sri Kshetram, and all other Dattatreya Temples.
Other famous festivals dedicated to Lord Dattatreya are: Datta Jayanti and Guru Purnima.
In 2015, Datta Navratri begins on January 26 and ends on February 3.
In 2014, Datta Navratri begins on February 6 and ends on February 14.
In 2013, Datta Navratri begins on February 17 and ends on February 25.
In 2012, Datta Navratri begins on January 30 and ends on February 7.