Monday, 28 May 2012

Gajanan Maharaj Temple, Anand Sagar & Shegaon


Gajanan Maharaj Temple


Shegaon is popular as a pilgrimage destination as its believed that Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj lived here. Hindus consider Gajanan Maharaj a saint with miraculous powers. The origins of Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj are untraceable in history. Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj took "Samadhi" at Shegaon. Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj Temple is built on the Samadhi of Gajanan Maharaj. Sant Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan is the largest temple trust in the Vidarbha region and is so called as "Pandharpur of Vidarbha". It attracts pilgrims from all over Maharashtra.
The Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan (Institution) Temple Trust runs the day to day affairs of the Temple; is headed by the Managing Trustees who normally comes from the linage of Patil's. Trust runs many services in the spiritual, religious, medical and educational fields. In particular, it runs Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering (SSGMCE).
Thursdays, being the holy day of Gajanan Maharaj, and weekends witness huge crowds from all over Maharashtra. A new type of well-constructed, air conditioned darshan vaari (queue) is constructed.
Gajanan Maharaj Temple
Ananad Sagar

Shegaon has a tourist attraction called "Anand Sagar", a INR 3000 million project. It is maintained by the The Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan. It surrounds a big artificial lake. It has a meditation centre, an aquarium, temples, play grounds, lush green lawns and open theatre where fountain-show is conducted for entertainment. It has been beautifully decorated with state of art artefacts and carvings all over. An amusement park has also started with a toy train encircling the entire place.

Gajanan Maharaj


How to reach Shergaon
Shegaon is located around 550 km east of the city of Mumbai and 300 km west from the city of Nagpur. It is located on Mumbai-Bhusawal-Nagpur route of the Central Railway of Indian Railways. It has direct train connectivity to Mumbai CST, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai,Hyderabad, Pune, Jamshedpur, Ahmedabad, Okha, Kolhapur, Amravati, Wardha, Nagpur, Gondia, Bilaspur, Howrah-Kolkata, Shalimar-Kolkata,Ballarshah, Chennai Central. From Mumbai several trains halt at Shegaon. Prominent being Vidarbha Express, Amravati Superfast Express, Mumbai Howrah mail and express, Sewagram express, Nagpur-Pune express, Navjivan Express, Gondwana Express, Maharashtra Express, Okha-Puri Express and Gitanjali express.
By road it is well connecting by neighbouring cities like Khamgaon, Balapur, Malkapur and Akola which are located on Hajira (Surat)- Dhule -Howrah (Kolkatta) National Highway 6. It is quite close to the industrial cities of Aurangabad, Pune and Nagpur.
The nearest airports are at Akola, Aurangabad and Nagpur.

Murti Of Gajanan Maharaj In Temple

Gajanan Maharaj Temple


Gajanan Maharaj Temple

Gajanan Maharaj Temple


Gajanan Maharaj Temple


Gajanan Maharaj Temple main gate

8 comments:

shepoo said...

sound good ..

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Sai Sahavas Shirdi said...

Thanks for sharing such wonderful information my parents want to visit this place but i do not have much idea about this place. Thanks for sharing such informative post on Shegaon
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