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.

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 holy place.

BALAJI TALAO, Washim

Shivaji Chowk, Washim

PADMATIRTHA, Washim

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 .

Padmatirtha, Washim (Shiv Temple)




CHAMUNDA DEVI, Washim


ANTARIKSHA PARSHWASNATH JAIN MANDIR

Antariksha Parshwanath Jain Mandir is situated at Shirpur. The large number of devottes of Jain religion visit this temple.




Jain Mandir, Shirpur


SHRI SAKHARAM MAHARAJ TEMPLE, Loni, Risod




SHRI NATH NANGE MAHARAJ TEMPLE, Dawha, Taluka Malegaon


Shri Nrusimha Saraswati Swami Maharaj (Guru Mandir), Karanja

Shri Nrusimha Saraswati Swami Maharaj is 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.

  

  


Darga Tarhala

 

POHARA DEVI, Manora


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