Gajanan Maharaj temple of Shegaon is in Shegaon in Buldhana district. Temple is Samadhi of the famous and one of the most worshipped saints Gajanan Maharaj.
Buldhana District, Maharashtra, India.
Temple at Shegaon is Samadhi of legendary saint Gajanan Maharaj. Saint Gajanan Maharaj blessed many devotees. He inspired thousands of people with his spiritual knowledge. It says that the temple has the holy existence of Saint Gajanan Maharaj. Legend says Gajanan Maharaj himself suggested the location of the temple in 1908. The temple was built with beautiful marble stones. Along with the samadhi temple, there are temples of other gods and goddesses like Ram, Goddess Sita etc. The Sanctum of the temple has the holy Paduka. Saint Gajanan Maharaj used to wear those for everyday use. Temple celebrates a festival called Palkhi Sohala. The hall of the temple is carved beautifully with different scenarios of Saint Gajanan Maharaj's life.
The Shegaon temple is in the city. Temple has Anand Sagar near it.
The region is mostly dry throughout the year, and Summers are extreme. The temperatures in summers are around 30-40 degrees Celsius.
Winters here came to be as low as 10 degrees Celsius.
The average annual rainfall in this region is around 1064.1 mm.
Things to do
One of the most famous places in Shegaon city is Anand Sagar Lake. The mini toy train is a small train from the temple to Lake that is famous among tourists. One can even enjoy things like the lotus pond, Ganesha, Shiv and Navagraha temple while riding the mini-train.
Nearest tourist place
There are many places that one can visit.
Balapur Fort (17 KM)
Utawali Dam (50-55 KM)
Narnala fort (82 KM)
How to travel
By Rail, Air, Road (train ,flight, bus ) with distance and required time
By Air - Nagpur international is the nearest airport. (284 KM).
By Rail - Bhusawal and Shegaon are connected by railway service. (120 KM)
By Bus - Shegaon and Aurangabad city are connected by bus service. (225 KM)
Special food speciality and hotel
The kachori snack is famous among locals and even tourists. Other than that many restaurants serve various Maharashtrian cuisines.
Accommodation facilities nearby & Hotel/ Hospital/Post Office/Police station
There are various restaurants around the temple and even in the city.
The nearest police station is Shegaon police station. It is around (0.2 KM) away from the temple.
Visiting Rule and Time
Visiting time of the temple is from 5:00 A.M. to 9:30 P.M.
On the auspicious day of Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din, many devotees visit the temple.
Language spoken in area
English, Hindi, Marathi.