Hatkeshwar Jayanti (Hatkeshwar Mahadev Jayanti) is the birthday of Lord Hatkeshwar. In 2015, Hatkeshwar Jayanti date is April 3.
Hatkeshwar Mahadev Jayanti is celebrated on Chaitra Chaudasana, 14th day of Chaitra Month as per Hindu calendar. This day is dedicated to Hatkeshwar Mahadev, a form of Lord Shiva.
Lord Hatkeshwar is the family deity of Nagar Brahmins, who were once a prominent community in Vadnagar near Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
Hatkeshwar Jayanti is celebrated with utmost gusto by Nagar Brahmins all over the world. Vadnagar Hatkeshwar Temple is the prominent temples dedicated to Lord Shiva in Gujarat.