Shri Khandoba Temple

Shri Khandoba TempleKhandoba Temple was built in Year 1786 by Maharaja Fatehsinhrao Gaekwad. It is a temple of Royal Gaekwad family’s deity. This is the place where idol of Khandoba was found from nearby Khanderao Talav. It is an Idol of Lord Shiva on a Horse in Bhairava Style.

The temple is spread in 28800 ft of area with two small temples. The main temple is erected on 10 pillars. It consists Idols of Khandoba (Lord Shiva on horse) and Mahalsadevi (Godess Parvati). An Shivling is there right on top head of Lord Khandoba’s Idol. The Idols were installed by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad. The Dharmashala was erected by Maharaja Khanderao.

There are beautiful Wall Art inside the temple depicting Mahabharata and Ramayana, which were painted by Maharaja Khanderao Gaekwad, from Year 1861.

Also there is an beautiful DeepMala (lamp tower) between Entrance Gate and Temple. It is 4 floored and is almost 60 ft in height. It consists of 230 small blocks for putting Diya’s (consisting of Oil/Ghee).

The Temple is 225+ Years Old. The Total cost of Temple done by Maharaja Khanderao Gaekwad was Rs 64579.