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Pilgrimages in Maharashtra


Maharashtra is famous for important pilgrimages and religious places in the state. The popular pilgrimages of Maharashtra are Ashtyavinayak Pilgrimage, Shirdi, Nasik, Mahalaxmi of Kolhapur, Mahalaxmi of Mumbai and many more.

The brief overview of popular and districtwide pilgrimages of the state is as follows.

Ashtyavinayak Pilgrimage

Pandharpur Wari is distinct from all other forms of pilgrimages and it is like the ‘yatra’ with a predetermined scheduled and route and has no purpose other than sheer worship. It is held generally in the month of June/July and more information. For more information, check http://www.warisantanchi.com.

Jyotirlinga in Maharashtra

Nashik Pilgrimages

Ahmednagar

Pune Pilgrimages

Kolhapur

Solapur

Mumbai

Ganesh festival is organised by Ganeshutsav Mandals of Mumbai and many devotes from all over the country visit this auspicious event in the month of August/September. Most famous of such mandals are-

  • Keshavji Naik Chawl of Girgaum
  • Lalbaugcha Raja of Parel (www.lalbaugcharaja.com)
  • GSB Seva Mandal Kings Circle, King Circle, Sion (www.gsbsevamandal.org)
  • Ganesh Galli Mandal (www.mumbaicharaja.co)
  • Khetwadi Cha Raja grant road (http://khetwadichaganraj.com)

Buldhana

Nagpur

Amravati

Raigad

Ratnagiri

Sindhudurg


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