Pandavwada at Erandol (Jalgaon) sanctified by the presence of Pandavas!

There is a village named Ekchakranagari, from the Mahabharat era, located at a distance of 27 kilometres from Jalgaon city in the taluka of Erandol. The ancient name of Erandol is Eranvel or Arunavati and it is situated on the banks of river Anjani. Before the war of Mahabharat, the Pandavas lived in this village of Ekchakranagari while in exile.

The Shrikrushnamai temple in Mahabaleshwar

All Hindu tourists visit Shri Mahabaleshwar and Shri Panchaganaga temples, however, very few visit Shrikrushnamai temple which is located just behind Shri Mahabaleshwar temple at a short walking distance. While visiting Mahabaleshwar on an official duty, I could visit the temple and pay obeisance to Shri Krishnamai. Given further are some points I observed.

The very ancient Shri Ekmukhi Datta temple at Kolhapur

The Idol of Deity Datta in the Ekmukhi Datta Temple in Kolhapur city was constructed in 18th century and this Idol has been worshipped by Nrusinha Saraswati Maharaj of Gangapur; Shripad Shrivallabh Maharaj and then by Swami Samarth.

The only Shri Kapaleshwar temple in the universe without Nandi in front of Mahadev

Nashik is indeed a sacred land. Bhagwan Shiva, Prabhu Shriram and several other Deities have set Their Holy feet here, that is why it is a spiritual city as well. Just as Nashik is famous for the jyotirlinga in Trimbakeshwar, it also is renowned for very ancient Shri Kapaleshwar temple. On the occasion of Shravani Somwar, let us study the importance and greatness of Shri Kapaleshwar Mahadev.

12 Jyotirlinga

There are 12 Jyotirlinga and they are the major places of worship of Shiva. They materialised in a radiant form.