Most Significance Temples in Ahmednagar

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Most Significance Temples in Ahmednagar
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  • 14 October 2022

It is the largest district of the state and is the cradle of the Cooperative movement. It is a hub of sugar mills and milk cooperatives. It also has a hidden spiritual side to it as it is home to some of the most revered and prominent temples such as the Shirdi Sai Baba shrine making it an important spiritual hub alongside the cooperatives.

Amruteshwar Shiva Temple
This shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva is more than 1200 years old and is located in Ratanwadi. The temple has a pond in the complex and there are hot springs too. The levels of these water bodies rise during monsoon and enter the inner sanctum or Garbh-Griha as well, partially submerging it. The sculptures are carved out of black stones and the temple’s architecture is a sight to behold.

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
Situated in the small and serene town of Shirdi at a distance of 85km from Ahmednagar, this shrine is Dedicated to Saint Sai Baba of Shirdi. The temple contains memorabilia of the great saint including photographs with the main idol placed right above the ‘Samadhi Sthal’ or tomb. It is the only temple in the world with a mosque inside it.

Vishal Ganpati Temple
This century-old shrine has a 3.6m tall idol of Lord Ganesha and is located near Malwadi Bus stand in Ahmednagar. The temple’s architecture is inspired by the Birla Mandir temple of Jaipur and is believed to be almost 100 years

Shani Temple
Located in Nevasa at a distance of 35km from Ahmednagar this temple is dedicated to Lord Shani who is believed to be the embodiment of Saturn. The idol is believed to be Swayambhu or self-evolved and is believed to have appeared at the start of Kaliyuga. The village’s houses have no doors and only open frames as no reports of theft have ever been observed here.

Siddhatek Siddhivinayak Temple
Dedicated to the elephant-headed god of wisdom this temple is part of the Ashtavinayak Temples spread across the state and situated at the bank of the Bhima River. It is believed to be the place where Lord Vishnu received his Siddhis by Lord Ganesha and has a right

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