RAMAVARDAYINI TEMPLE

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Location : Tuljapur, Maharashtra
Presiding Deity: Ramavardayini devi.



Tuljapur is a quite neat and tidy town with roads paved with concrete and lighting provided by electricity, located near Sholapur. It is famous for the Bhavani Temple. Tuljapur is one of the four Shakti Peethas of Maharashtra where mother Goddess, Shakti is worshipped. The temple is located on a hill known as Yamunachala, on the slopes of the Sahayadri range in Maharashtra near Sholapur.

As one descends the hill there is a temple dedicated to Ramavardayini devi. This shrine is closely linked with the Indian epic Ramayan. It is believed that this is the devi that gave her blessing to Rama who was searching for his wife. The image is eight- armed like the one of Bhavani.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Nearest airport is Aurangabad 257-km from the temple site.

Rail: Nearest railhead is Solapur on South Central Railway Line.

Road: Tourists can take bus from Osmanabad, 19-km or Solapur, 40-km from Tuljapur.

WHERE TO STAY

Pilgrims can stay at the Dharamshalas available in Tuljapur. There are also rooms let by locals and another option for small budgeted hotels in the city.



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