Shree Kshetra Mahurgad

Mahurgad Fort (Ramgad Fort)
Renuka Devi
Mahurgad is a religious place in Nanded. Mahur is said to be the birthplace of Hindu Goddess Renuka, mother of Lord Parshuram. The three and a half Shakti Peethas of Maharashtra are Tuljapur enshrining Bhavani, Kolhapur enshrining Mahalakshmi, Mahur enshrining Mahamaya, and Renuka and Saptshringi enshrining Jagadamba. Other Shakti temples in the state are those at Ambe Jogai and Aundh. A pilgrim Centre of great significance. The temple of Goddess Renuka Devi is situated on a hillock abounding in natural beauty. The temple is said to have been constructed by a Yadava king of Devgiri about eight to nine hundred years ago. On the day of Dasara every year a very big fair is held in honour of Renukadevi.

There are many temples in Mahur like Anusaya Temple, Kalika Temple. The most important one is the temple of Renuka Devi, which has a special place in the Hindu mythology. A big fair is held here every year on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami (Dasara). Mahur is also said to be the birthplace of God Dattatreya. Dattatreya was born to Goddess Anusaya. There is an ancient temple of Dattatreya. Every Year on Datta Pornima Thousands of people visits Mahur.

Attractions:-The main attractions in Mahur are:-
Pandav Leni
Renuka Temple, Dattatreya Temple, Anusaya Temple, Devdeveshwar Temple, Parshuram Temple, Sarvatirtha, Matru-Tirtha, Pandav Leni, Mahurgad Fort, Mahakali Temple (In the fort), "Mahur Museum", Sonapir Dargah, Shaikh Farid Waterfall, Palace of Raje Udaram. (Raje Udaram Deshmukh and later his brave wife RaiBagan(Royal Tigress) were the last rulers of Mahur.)

People who visit Mahur Also Visit "Unkeshwar" (50 km from Mahur; 15 km from Kinwat), which has natural sources of hot water. This sulphur-rich water is supposed to have medicinal value.

Holy Place: Shree Kshetra Mahurgad
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Lyrics: Arun Kachare Composer: Ashok Waigankar Singer: Mandar Kharade Director: Umesh Lote


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