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TOP 10 RELIGIOUS PLACES IN MAHARASHTRA

There are many religious places in Maharashtra such as temple, mosques, Gurudwaras etc. Which are counted as its important attractions visited by a huge number of devotees all-round the year. The state of Maharashtra is land of several religions and so one can find several pilgrimage sites that belong to different religions.

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Trimbakeshwar temple | Jyotirlinga temple | Bhatkanti Holidays

Trimbakeshwar temple is one among the 12 Jyotirlinga temples of Lord Shiva and is also one of the most popular religious places in Maharashtra. The Trimbakeshwar or Tryambakeswar is a small pilgrimage town located on the banks of River Godavari at the foothills of Brahmagiri Mountains in Nasik district of Maharashtra.

The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Shiva as Trimbakeshwar. It has an extraordinary feature of the Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga located here is its three faces embodying Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Rudra. A crown studded with precious stones rests on top of this Linga, which is said to be from the age of Pandavas. This crown is decorated with various precious stones like emeralds, diamonds and many other varieties. The crown is displayed every Monday from 4PM – 5 PM.

Jejuri temple | Kuladaivat of Maharashtra | Bhatkanti Holidays

The town of Jejuri temple is renowned for one of the most pious temples in Maharashtra known as Khandoba Temple and is one of the popular tourist places in Pune. Jejuri is a town and municipality situated to the southeast of the Pune city. At a distance of 48 km from Pune Junction.

One of the most popular tourist attraction as well as one of most visited religious places in Maharashtra. Jejuri khandoba is also reffred as kuladaivat (family deity) in Maharashta. It is famous for Jejuri Khandoba or Khanderay temple, which is situated at the top of Jejuri gad (READ MORE)

Shirdi Sai Baba temple SHIRDI SAI BABA TEMPLE | Bhatkanti Holidays

Shirdi sai baba temple is situated in Shridi a small town located in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra. This is one of the holiest places in India and also one of the popular Religious places in Maharashtra. Shirdi, also known as the Land of Sai, is famous for the shrine of Sai Baba, which is the main attraction for the devotees who visit this holy shrine. This is also one among the best pilgrimage places to visit near Mumbai (READ MORE)

Shani Shingnapur Temple | Religious places to visit | Bhatkanti Holidays

Shani Shingnapur temple is Located in Sonai village in Nevasa taluka of Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra. The village is known for its popular temple of Shani Mahadev, the Hindu god associated with the planet (graha) Saturn. This is one of the most popular Shani temples in India and also one of the famous Religious places in Maharashtra. The idol of Lord Shanidev at the Shani temple is swayambhu and the temple is believed to be a jagrut devasthan, meaning that a deity still resides in the temple. The idol is personified in the form of a black stone which is five and a half feet high installed on an open air platform (READ MORE)

Saptashrungi devi | Saptashringi devi Mandir | Bhatkanti Holidays

Saptashrungi devi or Saptashringi devi is a site of Hindu pilgrimage situated 60 kilometres from Nashik in Indian state of Maharashtra. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Saptashrungi. The Saptashrungi Mata Temple is known popularly as one of the ‘three and half Shakti Peethas’ of Maharashtra. The temple is also one among the 51 Shakti Peethas located on the Indian subcontinent and is a location where one of Sati’s limbs, her right arm is reported to have fallen Most important festival of the Saptashrungi temple is Chaitrotsav. The festival starts on Rama Navami and culminates on Chaitra Poornima (full moon day), the biggest day of the festival. This festival is also attended specifically by childless women making vows seeking blessings of goddess for children (READ MORE)

Ranjangaon MahaGanpati | Popular Religious places in Maharastra.

Ranjangaon Mahaganpati is a Ganesha temple is located in Ranjangaon village at a distance of about 50 km in Shirur Taluka of Pune district. This is one among the Ashtavinayak temples in Maharashtra and also one of the popular Religious places in Maharastra. Ranjangaon temple’s Ganpati idol was inaugurated and donated by the “Khollam” family, a goldsmith family based in Ranjangaon. Mahaganpati Temple was built between the 9th and 10th century. It looks like it was built in the Peshwa period. Nagarkhana is situated above the entrance gate. Temple is facing east has huge and beautiful entrance gate. The temple is designed in such a way that during Dakshinayan, the rays of the sun fall directly on the idol (READ MORE)

hazur Sahib Nanded | Hazoor Sahib | Bhatkanti Holidays

Hazur Sahib Nanded also known as Takht Sachkhand Sri Hazur Abchal Nagar Sahib, is one of the five takhts in Sikhism. It is located on the banks of the River Godavari at the city of Nanded in the state of Maharashtra, India. The gurudwara within the complex is known as Sach-Khand. It is one of the famous religious places in Maharashtra

Its the place where 10th Guru of sikhs, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj spent his last time of life. The holy place where everyone feels peace and spiritual power. There are lots of accomodations available for pilgrims (Sangat) coming to Hazur Sahib such as Sachkhand Parisar,Nri niwas,Punjab bhavan,Maharaja Ranjit singh niwas and many more and dera baba Nidhan Singh Ji also known as Langar sahib (READ MORE)

Haji Ali Dargah | Worli Mumbai | Bhatkanti Holidays

Haji Ali Dargah is a mosque located on an islet off the coast of Worli in the southern part of Mumbai. It is one of the most popular and ancient pious sites in Mumbai. Haji Ali mosque is 400 years old and is highly revered attracting a lot of Muslim followers and other visitors from all parts of India and across the globe, regardless of any caste, creed and religion.

The sacred site marks an impressive Indo-Islamic architecture Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari was a Sufi saint and a wealthy merchant from Uzbekistan. It is believed that before going to the pilgrimage site of Mecca, Shah gave-up on all materialistic things. This blessed site was built as respect to him in 1431 A.D. (READ MORE)

Mount Mary Church | The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount.

The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount also known as Mount Mary Church Bandra, is a Roman Catholic Church which is located in Mumbai. Set on a small hill at an elevation of about 80 meters above sea level, the church overlooks the Arabian Sea. Devotees from all across the world visit the church throughout the year. People strongly believe in the miraculous powers of the Blessed Virgin Mary. They come from different faiths to pray to Virgin Mary.

The structure of the church is around 100 years old. However, the statue of Our Lady dates back to the 16th century. During the 16th century, Jesuit priests from Portugal brought this statue to Mumbai and constructed a chapel around it. In 1700, Arab pirates disfigured the statue of Our Lady by cutting off its right hand. In 1760, the church was again built and the statue was substituted with a statue of Our Lady of Navigators placed in St. Andrew’s church which is located nearby. Later, the previous statue of Our Lady was restored (Read More)

Global Vipassana Pagoda | Borivali Mumbai | Bhatkanti Holidays

Global Vipassana Pagoda is an expression of our gratitude towards the Buddha. Vipassana Pagoda Borivali in Mumbai is been mark as one of Seven Wonders of Maharashtra, by the state’s government. Vipassana meditation Borivali was inaugurate in February 2009, by the then President of India Pratibha Patil.

The Large crystals on the Pagoda pinnacle and the spire is cover with real gold.There is a special Burmese ornamental umbrella on the top. The rest of the center is gold painted. This is a symbol of peace, built in remembrance of Lord Buddha and his teachings, which is followed by innumerable devotees (Read More)