Places near Pandharpur
Places near Pandharpur, Route map and Timings
As per the Legend, Chandra (The Moon) took a holy dip in this river and got relieved from the curse. As the river flows in half moon shape, hence the name Chandrabhaga. It is said Lord Rama visited this holy shrine during Tretayuga.
Temple is located on the banks of the River Mahadwar Ghat and was built by Changdev. Temple will be thronged with the devotees during Sivaratri day.
Loha Danda Tirtha
As per the folklore, Indra (The heaven God) relieved from the curse of 1000 eyes on taking a holy dip here. While taking bath, the iron rod in his hand started floating. This divine place is located right opposite to Pundalik Temple.
The temple architecture reflects the Hemadi style of construction. As per the Legend, Lord Krishna met Rukmini at this place. Dasara and Navaratri festivals will be celebrated in a grand.
As per the Legend, Sage Namdev did penance for Lord Panduranga and got the wish that he should touch the dust of every devotee’s feet.
As per the folklore, Mount Govardhan started following Lord Sri Krishna when He started his journey of Pandharpur. Govardhan hid at the confluence of the rivers Chandrabhaga and Pushpavati as Krishna might scold on seeing him. Temple is located on top of the hill and is 1.5 km from Pandharpur.
As per the folklore, when Sri Krishna came to Gopalpura along with his cattle the footprints were printed on these rocks. Hence the name Vishnupad. Temple will be thronged with the devotees during Margashirsh month believing that Lord Krishna will come here during this month.
How to reach Pandharpur temple?
- The nearest airport is at Solapur which is 75 km away.
- Pandharpur Railway station is well connected with Kruduwadi Junction.
- Pandharpur Temple is easily reachable from Solapur which is 74 km away.
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