Manik Prabhu Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Shri Manik Prabhu, Maniknagar of Humnabad. In 2016, Manik Prabhu Jayanti date is December 13.
Shri Manik Prabhu is believed as Dattavatar (an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya). As per the beliefs, to establish Hindu Dharma and the great aspects of Sanatana dharma, Shri Dattatreya swamy incarnated as Manik Prabhu.
Shri Manik Prabhu born on December 22, 1817 in a village called Ladwanti, near the town of Kalyan, in the erstwhile state of Hyderabad (Present day’s Basavakalyan in Bidar district of Karnataka). It was Dattatreya Jayanti, the day when Manik Prabhu was born.
Manik Prabhu Jayanti is celebrated with utmost fervor in Maniknagar, Humnabad (Bidar district of Karnataka).
Manik Prabhu Punyatithi is celebrated a few of days prior to Jayanti Utsav in Humnabad Temple.