(Last Updated on : 06/03/2010)
Temples in Nanded district add glory to the place in the state of Maharashtra. The district of Nanded chares its borders with Andhra Pradesh
and it is one of the most-visited religious places in the state. The holy atmosphere of the temples in this district provides a deep relief from the mundane world and offers a peaceful and calm spiritual environment. The district of Nanded is well-known for its seat of Sanskrit learning and its political, historical and social background. The tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singhji had held his congregation in this district.
Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib is the prominent Gurudwara in the district of Nanded in Maharashtra
and is also considered to be one of the four high seats of Authority of the Sikhs. It is this place where Guru Gobind Singh
took his last breath. The Gurudwara was constructed by Maharaja Ranjit Singhji, the famous Ruler of Punjab from 1830 to 1839 A.D. The Gurudwara holds the mortal remains of the 10th Guru and a number of weapons of several kinds.
Another is Mahur, located in Nanded district, which is very famous as a pilgrim centre in Maharashtra. It is regarded as one of the Shaktipeeths in India
, situated in the state of Maharashtra. The Renuka Devi temple
is located on a hillock teeming in natural beauty. The temple is considered to have been erected by a Yadava king of Devgiri approximately eight to nine hundred years ago. On the auspicious day of Dasahara every year, a huge fair is organized in the honour of the goddess Renuka Devi.
Hottal is located in the Degloor Taluka of Nanded district. There is a very beautiful and attractive temple of Lord Siddheshwar, which is famous for its characteristic Art of The Chalukya Era. Hottal is located at a distance of about eight kilometres from Degloor. The temple of Lord Siddheshwar in Hottal is constructed in stone. These are some of the temples in the district of Nanded in Maharashtra state. The temples of this district offer a very spiritual environment and draw devotees from various parts of the state.