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Mahableshwar

Mahableshwar

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Bordering on the Indian Ocean in the west, Maharashtra occupies the western and central areas of the subcontinent and extends over the Sahyadri Mountains. The to-and-fro of people caused the state's present cosmopolitan character. At the same time, however, it has been able to keep up its typical Maharashtrian spirit -not in the least because of the various Marathi tribes that still prevail in the region.

Thriving Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) is the state's capital and one of India's biggest cities. It's a dynamic metropolitan city that has a lot to offer to its visitors. There are plenty of museums to visit, interesting sights to see, such as the Gateway of India, and a lovely promenade along the sea to take a stroll and a sparkling nightlife. Mumbai, or Bollywood, is also the cradle of the Indian film industry. Better known as "Bollywood", it produces nearly as many films as its American equivalent. Don?t forget to pay a visit to the Elephanta Island with its impressive Hindu caves.

When you?ve had it with the crowded big city, its might be an idea to set off for Mahabaleshwar. This hill station offers fresh air, impressive views of the surroundings and some excellent walking trails, not only to travellers from around the world but also to the inhabitants of Mumbai and Pune, a young and cosmopolitan city.

Aurangabad is a pleasant town to spend some time. It is known for its mausoleum of Aurangazeb's wife, Bibi ka Maqbara. Besides that, it serves as a good operation-base for exploration of the Daytrips. The Ajanta caves are even older than the ones at Ellora and one can see astonishing carvings and the predecessors of the frescoes.

The Konkan region is indeed one of the most exciting parts of the state of Maharashtra. The serene natural character of the region along with a large number of unexplored beaches offer a wonderful travelling experience. If you enjoy the landscape, you are in for an exciting trip.

The Puneite is definitely much more relaxed and friendly than the average Bombayite. A warm greeting about his wellbeing will do him in and mind you, he’s very touchy about Pune.

The most outstanding aspect of Pune and its people is the sound balance they have maintained between modernity and their age-old rich culture and tradition. No wonder, it’s called the ‘Cultural Capital of Maharashtra’ as well as ‘The Oxford of the East’.

Shirdi Sai bab Temple, shirdi, Maharashtra, India:







The Shirdi Saibaba Temple, located at Shirdi, Maharashtra, India attracts millions of devotees of all religions, castes and creed who come to pay homage to Shri Sai Baba. The temple is a beautiful shrine that was built over the Samadhi of Shri Sai Baba.

Shirdi is a small village in Kopargam taluk, in Ahmadnagar District of the Maharastra State. When Baba was physically present at the age of 20 in Shirdi, it was a small village of 80 thatched houses with mud walls. Today it is a big town with palatial modern buildings and shops.

Thursday is the day Saibaba is specially worshipped. On this day devotees from all over India visit Shirdi for Darshan of Saibaba.

The Temple opens for devotees at 5.15 a.m. (0515 hrs) with Kakad Aarti and remains open till the end of Shejarti.

For more on Puja timings.

For devotees across the globe, there are arrangements to get Pujas conducted on their behalf and the prasad sent to them.

Shirdi is well connected by road. There are also a few religious places of tourist interest in and around Shirdi.

Shirdi Saibaba Temple is managed by Shri Sai Baba Sansthan since 1922. The trust ensures that a strict code of conduct is maintained in the temple premises.

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Part or or all of this text stems from the original article at: Buldana

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