Saturday, 14 May 2011

Religious Places

Maharashtra is often called as the land of Saints. This is a place of confluence of many ethnicity, many religions. For Centuries together, many religions amicably grew here and supported each others. Therefore, even today we find places like Shirdi, Haji Ali, Mount Mary etc where people of all religion mingle together and pray.

The prominent places of worship are given below. There are hundreds of other places which might have been left out here.  Maharashtra also boasts of Ashta Vinayak, the eight places of pilgrimage of Lord Ganesha. It also hosts five of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

Some places of import in terms of Religious places in Maharashtra are as under :

Ashta Vinayak

Afghan Church

Ambadevi Temple
Ambarnath Shiv Temple
Anwa Temple
Ayappa Temple

Bahubali Hill Temples
Balaji Temple Nerul 

Bhadrya Maruti Temple
Chakreshwar Temple
Chinchwad Ganesh Temple

Dagduseth Halwai Ganpati Pune
Gajanan Maharaj Temple Shegaon,
Kopeshwar Mahadev Temple
Mahalaxmi Mandir, Kolhapur

Mount Mary Church
Mumbadevi Temple
Manas Mandir, Asangaon
Nageshwar Temple

Nemgiri Digambar Jain Temple
Osho Ashram, Pune
Siddhi Vinayak Temple

Shani Shingnapur
Shirad Shahapur Jain Temple
Shri Hazur Sahib
Shikhar Shingnapur

Tryambakeshwar Temple

more to come...

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