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Ganagapur Temple

Sri Kshetra Ganagapur

Ganagapur Temple Sri Kshetra Ganagapur is a associated with Sri Narasimha Saraswati Swami, the second incarnation of Dattatreya. According to the book Shri GuruCharitra, he promised that he would abide forever at Ganagapura. In the morning, he would bathe at the confluence of the Bhima and Amarja rivers. At midday, he would go through the village asking for bhiksha and accept pooja offerings in the form of Nirguna Paduka at the temple. Devotees believe that by bathing at the confluence, by begging (Maadhukari) from at least five houses in Ganagapura, and by offering Paduka Pooja at the temple, they can experience the living presence of Sri Narasimha Saraswati Swami.

The Nirguna Math is adorned with the Nirguna Padukas. Sri Narasimha Saraswati Swami Maharaj stayed at Ganagapura for a period of 24 years. Shri Guru after his stay at Narsobawadi came to Ganagapur and started living at the Holy Confluence of Bhima and Amarja Rivers (Sangam). He used to come to the village only at Noon for Bhiksha.

Seva / Accommodations in Ganagapur Temple

There are various sevas available at Gangapur temple like DHARMADARSHAN, PANCHOPACHAR POOJA, ALANKAR POOJA, MAHA POOJA, KESARA LEPANA, NIRGUNA PADUKA, SADA PALAKI, BRAHMOTSAVA PALAKI, KALYANOTSAVA (BELLI PALLAKKI) PALAKI. In Addition to this, there is facility for performing Rudrabhisheka, Laghu-rudra, Maharudra, Abhishek, Homa-Havan and also religious ceremonies like Upanayana, Marriage and Javala in the temple premises which will be performed by the four lineage priests of the temple. Accommodation facility is availble at nearest place to temple i.e Anasuya datta lodge contact: Sri Bharat Pujari (Main Archaka),

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Places to visit in Ganagapur

Nirgun Math (Ganagapur Temple)

The Nirguna Math is adorned with the Nirguna Padukas. Sri Narasimha Saraswati Swami Maharaj stayed at Ganagapura for a period of 24 years.

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Sangam Kshetra

Sangam Kshetra is a meeting point of Bhima and Amarja rivers. The water of these rivers, especially at their confluence, called Sangam, are considered extremely holy.

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Audumbar Tree

The Audumbar tree is situated near Sangam. Many devotees do the ''Shree Gurucharitra parayana'' (reading of ''Shree Gurucharitra'') there.

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Ash Hill -(On the ways to Sangam)

Ash hill is nearer to Sangam and it is said that there was a hill from which Ash came from the days of Lord Parashurama. Lord Parashurama performed penance at this place.

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Shree Kalleshwar

Kalleshwaralaya is nearer to Manmadha theertha i.e., one of the Ashta theerthas The importance of Kalleshwar temple was also explained in Shree gurucharitra. Have darshan of this Shiv lingam.

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Ashta teerthas

The importance of taking bath in these Ashta teerthas can be known from Shree Gurucharitra. Some devotees take a bath every day during their stay in Ganagapur and some bathe at least once a year.

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How to reach Ganagapur?

Gulbarga to Ganagapur

Gulbarga to Ganagapur is about 40 KM's and 22Km from Rly Station Ganagapur.

Hyderabad to Ganagapur

There are around 3 trains runs from Hyderabad to Ganagapur on a daily basis.The minimum time taken by a train from Mumbai is 7h 48m.

Mumbai / Pune to Gangapur

There are around 4 trains runs from Mumbai to Gangapur on a daily basis. Total 10 hr 2 min (510.8 km) via Pune - Solapur Rd/Solapur - Pune Hwy


Visiting Ganagapur?

Dattatreya is the God who is an incarnation of the Divine Trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Siva. The word Datta means "Given", Datta is called so because the divine trinity have "given" themselves in the form of a son to the sage couple Guru Atri and Mata Anusuya. He is the son of Guru Atri, hence the name "Atreya."
The first train to Gangapur from Mumbai is 09019 Bdts Hw Spl. From Mumbai, the train takes 20hr 45min to reach Gangapur. This train starts at 00:05:00 from Mumbai CSMT and reaches Gangapur GGC at 20:50:00.
Distance Between Hyderabad to Ganagapur - 589 Kms
The first train from Hyderabad to Ganagapur is HUSSAINSAGAR EX (12702) , which leaves around 14:50.
The fastest way to reach from Bangalore to Ganagapur is train to Ganagapur Road and takes 11h 21m. The recommended way to reach from Bangalore to Ganagapur is train to Ganagapur Road and takes 11h 21m. Train numbers 01302 etc. Flights from Go Air, Spicejet, AirAsia etc.
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Ganagapur Temple Priest

Sri Bharat Pujari (Main Archaka)
Telephone :+91-9900820094, 9448586286