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Temples

Shri Vitthala-Rukmini Mandir, Vitthal Temple

Maharashtra, Solapur

Situated in Maharashtra, Vitthal temple is a famous temple dedicated to Vithoba or Vitthal, a form of Lord Krishna, and his consort Rakhumai. In this temple, all the devotees are allowed to touch the feet of the idol of Vithoba.

Legend

According to the legends, once there lived a devoted son named Pundalik who looked after the needs of his father Janudev and his mother Satyavati. However, things changed when Pundalik got married and he started ill treating them. Tired of the ill treatment, the parents decided to go for Kashi, Varanasi. Hearing his parents plans, Pundalik and his wife decided to join them. Throughout the journey, Pundalik made his old parents walk while he and h...View more

Architecture

The main entrance of Lord Vittala's Temple is facing towards the Chandrabhaga or Bhima river. Samadhi of Namadev and Chockamela is at the entrance. A small Ganesh Shrine is present inside the temple as first Shrine. There is a small hall where bhajans are performed. A small Shrine for Garuda and Hanuman facing Lord is in the same hall. For, Padha Darshan (To touch the Lotus Feet of Lord), there is an entrance which leads to the queue complex outs...View more

Darsan Info

Timings : 06.00 AM to 11.00 AM (Darshan remains closed during 11.00 AM to 11.15 AM for Mahanaivedya)
11.15 AM to 04.30 PM (it remains closed during 04.30 PM to 05.00 PM for Poshakh)
05.00 PM to 11.15 PM (it remains closed during the night after 11.45 PM)

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Darsan Dresscode

Wear traditional  dress code on special days while visiting temple. Avoid shorts for men

Culture

Pandharpur is a well known pilgrimage city on the banks of Bhima river in Solapur district, Maharashtra, India.The Vithoba temple attracts about a million Hindu pilgrims during the major yatra (pilgrimage) in the month of Ashadh (JuneĖJuly).

Location and Contact

Chouphala, Pandharpur, Maharashtra 413304

02186 224 466;02186-223550

Via Road:
Pandharpur city in Solapur District, Geographically itís an western Maharashtra,  Pandharpur Town is connected various roads, and the also railway network called central railway. 
Via Rail:  
Pandharpur Railway Station is connected to Kruduwadi junction in this junction main route for Southern Central Railway & Pandharpur is also connected with Miraj and Kolhapur Junction. In This Route trains Time Table are following:
Mumbai- Pandhapur
Miraj-Pandhapur
Latur-Pandhapur
Usmanabad-Pandhapur
Via Flight:
In nearby Pandharpur Airport  
Solapur   - 75 KM
Pune   - 210 KM

Additional Info

  1. Vitthal Inn
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  2. Corporation Bank ATM, IDBI Bank ATM
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Temple Rituals

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Regular Offerings

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Special Rituals

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Famous Festival

June-July is attractive with a major festival of Yatra in Pandharpur. The most important dates for Pandharpur pilgrimage is on Aashadi Ekadashi (June- July) and Kartiki / Kartik Ekadashi (November). During these yatras or pilgrimage people travel from miles together, barefooted, fasting and chanting His holy name until they get a glimpse of the Lord.                                             
October - November is very attractive with Navararathri and Diwali festivals celebrated with much pomp and show.
February - March is colorful with the festivities of Holi.

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