Washim District 

 


Introduction

WASHIM Created just a few years ago, Washim district is already making its presence felt. It has great pilgrimage past. Devotees believe that Tirupatiís Lord Balaji comes here for resting after the harvest. Shreekshetra Pohradevi is known as Kashi of Banjara community. In ancient times, it was the capital of King Wakatak, also known as Vatsagulm. During British regime, Washim acquired the status of a district due to its strategic location. Hemadpanthi temples and numerous ponds have made the district famous.

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Important Historical Places in Washim District:

 

BALAJI MANDIR†† Washim

 

The temple of Balaji at Washim is a considerbly old temple and was Constructed by Bhavani Kalu Who, rose to be the  " Diwan" of Sabaji Bhosle & Janoji Bhosle. The temple was constructed in 1779 AD.Large number of devottes visits this holyplace.†††

 

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Padmateerth

Washim is Known to have hed 108 tirthas , holy places or sacred springs , associated with different gods and rishis.The Padmatirtha is one of the chief Tirthas erected by Vishnu .

 

Padma Tirth Washim (Shiv Temple)

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Antariksha Parshwanath Jain mandir

 

Antariksha Parshwanath Jain mandir is situated at Shirpur .

The large number of devottes of Jain religionvisit this temple.

 


Jain Mandir,Shirpur

 

Shri Nrusimha Saraswati Swami Maharaj(Guru Mandir)

Karanja

 

Shri Nrusimha Saraswati Swami Maharajis the 2nd avatar (incarnation) of Lord Dattatreya.  Born in Karanja, He travelled far and wide in what are now known as the States of Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.  He achieved Sainthood and performed several miracles.  He imparted spiritual knowledge to his disciples, many of whom themselves attained Sainthood.

 

 

 


 

 

Shri Sakharam Maharaj Temple Loni Taluka Risod

 


 

 

Shri Nath Nange Maharaj Temple Dawha Taluka Malegaon

 

 


 

 

 

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