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The Religious Side of Parbhani

Created on Mon, 29-02-2016

The Religious Side of Parbhani

Parbhani, a city in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra is famous for many of its religious places. Some of the notable temples in this city include - Shree Motha Maruti, Beleshwar Mahadev Temple, Naag Temple and the Shri Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple. Balaji Mandir Parbhani is also one of the most famous temples in this city. Let’s get to know a little more about this temple.

Balaji Mandir Parbhani

Built to pay homage to Lord Balaji, the Balaji Mandir located in Parbhani has gained fame as the only temple to have both Lord Balaji and Lord Govinda under one roof. Located on the banks of the Godavari River, the temple is one among several in the area. With so many temples in the area, festivals and religious holiday are often celebrated on a grand scale.

Getting There

Parbhani relies heavily on rail. Its railway junction is located on the Secunderabad-Manmad section of the South Central Railway. Parbhani’s railway system is well-connected to large metros such as Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai. Other than the previous options, people also prefer reaching the city by road. The city is connected to metros through NH 222, NH3 and NH7.

To immerse yourself in the serenity and calmness of the River Godavari and to seek the blessings of the revered Lord Balaji, the Balaji Mandir in Parbhani comes second to visiting Tirupati.

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