Guru Pratipada, Guru Padyami, is observed with utmost fervor in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra & some other Western and North parts of India. Guru Pratipada is the day of incarnation completion of Nrusimha Saraswati. Nrusimha Saraswati is believed as one of the incarnations of Lord Dattatreya.
In 2020, Guru Pratipada date is February 10. It is observed on Krishna Paksha Pratipada in Magh month as per Amavasyant lunar calendars (Marathi calendar).
Guru Pratipada also follows the Datta Navratri in many Dattatreya Temples.
Gangapur Sri Dattatreya Temple, Pithapuram Sripada Srivallabha Kshetram, Maniknagar Manikprabhu Temple in Humnabad and many other temples dedicated to Lord Dattatreya celebrate Guru Pratipada in grand scale.
In 2015, Guru Pratipada date was February 4.
In 2014, Guru Pratipada date was February 15.
In 2013, Guru Pratipada date was February 26.
In 2012, Guru Pratipada date was February 8.