Pleasant Palghar Experience Spiritual Pleasant Palghar

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi believes in building Brand India with a distinct focus on Spiritual Tourism. Here, spiritual tourism has existed for over 4000 years and has continued to grow. In India, tourists find the right mind space to meditate, relax and reflect in peaceful surroundings. This in turn helps them broaden their perspective, learn new things and find inner peace.

There are many reasons that encourage people to travel and explore the world. If you’re travelling for religious or spiritual purposes, then the churches, mosques, temples, and ashrams in pleasant Palghar will help you attain peace. The district is divided into eight talukas and each taluka has something unique to offer.

Jivdani Temple

There is a famous ancient mountain-top temple of Goddess Jivdaniat Virar. Pandavas-- whose story world class epic Mahabharat tells --are said to have visited Bhagwati Ekveera on the serene banks of Virar Tirth during their vanvas (days in the forest).

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Tungareshwar Shiva Temple

Spread over 85.70 sq.km, Tungareshwar attracts tourists for its breath-taking waterfalls and a Shiv Mandir deep inside the forests. A trek through this park, shows you the magical world of enchanting forest life.

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Shankaracharya Mandir

A small green village at a distance of around 6km from Vasai is a spot well-known among pilgrims and spiritual tourists. The place has Samadhi Mandirs of Bhagwan Parshuram and Shankaracharya.

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Kokner

This historic temple was built during the time of Peshwas. An old well, a picturesque stream and hot water springs make this place worth visiting.

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Sativali Shiv Mandir

A small place near Manor where you can experience the pleasure of bathing in a natural hot water spring. A lot of devotees throng this place to take a spiritual bath.

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Meghoba Bhiloba Temple

You will see the Meghoba Bhiloba temple while passing through Devkhop lake, about half-an-hour walk from the crest of Kaldurga fort. The temple is home to some of the rarest idols and the Mahadev idol is one of them.

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Baronda Devi Mandir

The Barondadevi temple is located near Papadkhindi dam, atop a hill in the eastern part of Virar. The location of the temple is picturesque and travellers take a day’s trek to visit this place of religious importance.

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Sanchi Buddha Stupa

The Buddha Stupa at Nalasopara is a destination you can’t miss. It is believed to be built by Emperor Ashoka around 2600 years ago. The story goes somewhat like this.

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Chathedral Church

The history of Vasai is as old as the history of Christianity. Tradition has it that St Bartholomeo, the apostle, came to Kalyan, which is part of present day Thane district. The Diocese of Vasai is situated in Kalyan. In the 6th century, Kalyan had a Bishop elected and sent from Persia.

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Mahalaxmi Temple

Mahalakshmi is the Kuldevata (family deity) of tribals. A Mahalakshmi Yatra is organised during a 15-day long festival starting from Hanuman Jayanti every year to celebrate the beloved goddess.

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Devbandh Ganesh mandir

On the way from Khodala to Mokhada, there is a river on the banks of which is a Ganapati temple called Devbandh. The location of the temple is picturesque and an excellent stopover for tourists.

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Shitaladevi Temple

The Sheetaladevi Temple is a place most frequented by worshippers regularly due its convenient location. It stands near Kelve beach, which is just 13kmby road from Palghar.

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Mahikavati Temple Mahim

Mahikavati Devi Temple is one of the oldest temples in Palghar district. According to Krittivasi Ramayan, Ahiravan, the brother of Ravan, was a demon who secretly carried away Ram and his brother Lakshman to the nether-world, consulted his friends and decided to sacrifice the life of the two divine brothers at the altar of his chosen deity, goddess Mahikavati.

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Waghoba khind/pass (kaldurg base) Manor Road

While going towards Palghar via Manor from NH - 8, you can find this beautiful place, and there’s no need to trek or climb to reach here. Moving ahead it divides into three ways.

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Palghar Ram Mandir

This 92-year-old temple is situated in the heart of Palghar city. The idols of Rama, Lakshmana, Shitaladevi & Shiva are worth looking at. Festivals like Ram Navami, Dashera and Maha Shivratri are celebrated here with gusto.

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Makunsar

Makunsar is a village that falls on the Palghar-Kelwe road. An ancient and rare temple of Brahma is an attraction. A Shri Datta Mandir stands tall on the same premises.

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Viratan Khurd

It is situated about 34 kms from Palghar and is famous for its Bhanoba Mandir. The picturesque surroundings are dotted with coconut trees and a beautiful lake in between adds to its beauty.

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Agarwadi Ram Mandir

The temple was built in 1905. Ram Navami festival is celebrated here in the presence of thousands of devotees.

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Vilangi Sai Mandir

Vilangi Sai Mandir is located about 4 kms from Agarwadi Sai mandir. Dandarwadi-Vilangi-Aagarwadi is an ideal location for one day picnic.

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Dandakhadi Shiv Mandir

Located in Dandarwadi and built with bricks, lime and soil, this temple is a good example of rich and varied Peshwai architecture. Kelwe Pankot sea fort can be seen just a few miles away.

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Satpati Ram Mandir

Situated just opposite to the Satpati village bus stop, the ancient Satpati Ram Mandir has a whole lot of stories to tell. You will see the beautiful idols of Rama, Lakshmana and Sita adore a painting while there is another one which depicts the incidents from Mahabharata.

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Waghoba Mandir

The temple is located on NH - 8 on the way to Palghar via Manor. You do not have to trek or climb, so it is very easily accessible.

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Mallinath Temple

The ancient Mallinath Shiv Mandir is located on a hillock just before the fork of Virar on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway towards Manor. The scenic beauty of this place will leave you mesmerised.

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Nimboli Hot Water Springs

A little away from Ganeshpuri is Nimboli, both known for their hot water springs. The springs are rich in sulphur content and are believed to cure many skin ailments.

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