Sammakka Saralamma Jathara, also known as Medaram Sammakka Sarakka Jatara, is the largest tribal fair in the world. It is held once in two years with lot of gusto for 4 days during Magha Purnima.
In 2018, Medaram Sammakka Sarakka Jathara dates are – Jatara starts on January 31 and ends on February 3. It is celebrated at Medaram village near Yeturu Nagaram of erstwhile Warangal district in Telangana (now its Jayashankar Bhupalpally district).
Here are the full details of dates and schedule of Medaram Sammakka Saralamma Jatara 2018:
January 31, 2018 – Goddess Saralamma Ammavaru will arrive on Gadde from Kannepally village . Read about ‘Saralamma Raaka’
February 1, 2018 – Goddess Sammakka Ammavaru will arrive on Gadde from Chilakala Gutta. Read more on ‘Sammakka Raaka’
February 2, 2018 – Devotees offer naivedyam or other offerings like ‘Bangaram (bellam – jaggery). Read more about Bangaram & Sammakka Saralamma Darshanam.
February 3, 2018 – Last day of Sammkka Sarakka Jathara. Goddess Sammakkar and Saralamma will return back in to forest. Read more about Sammakka and Sarakka Vanapravesham.
Medaram Jathara in Previous Years:
In 2016, Medaram Sammakka Sarakka Jathara dates are – Jatara starts on February 17 and ends on February 20.