Martand Tirth Yatra is celebrated in Martand Sun Temple near Anantnag in Jammu & Kashmir. In 2015, Martand Tirth Yatra date is January 26.
Martand Tirth Yatra (Martand Sun Fair / Martand Mela) falls on Ratha Saptami, seventh day in Shukla Paksha of Magh Month.
Martand Sun Temple was constructed by Lalitaditya Muktapida, a King of Karkota dynasty, in the 8th century. As per the history and the scriptures, the foundation of the temple laid around 370-500 AD.
Ratha Saptami is also celebrated as Surya Jayanti, Achala Saptami and Vidhan Saptami.
Here is the Martand Sun Temple Video on Youtube….