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Monday, July 26, 2010

Chaturshringi Devi Temple - Pune

Chaturshringi Temple is located on hillock on Senapati Bapat road and famous as a Hindu Temple in Pune, Maharashtra, India. According to history, this temple was built during the rule of Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle-the Maratha King and being looked after by Chaturshringi Devasthan (Temple) trustees, with full allegiance. This holy place is supervised by Chaturshringi Devi (Goddess) who is also presiding deity of Pune.

Chaturshringi is a mountain with four peaks (Chatur means four) having 90 feet high and 125 feet wide. There are more than 100 steps to reach the shrine and one has to climb these steps to get the blessing of deity. As this sacred Chaturshringi temple is sign of faith and power any devotees who have faith in the deity, can reach easily there. There are also the temples of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Durga in the premises of the temple. This temple increases the attraction by including eight miniature idols of Lord Ashtavinayaka. These all small Temples are situated on the four separate hillocks.

Temple in Pune, Chaturshringi Temple also has its own legend. Goddess Chaturshringi bade a merchant to build a Temple for her in Pune. During the visit of other sacred places, the merchant used to visit this temple as he was a staunch believer of the Devi.

Over a period of time, he was getting older as his age fell. He felt very hurt as he could not able to reach there. In between this time, the deity came in her dream to make feel her presence. He was moved and realized her gesture. To express his reverence to the Goddess, he built the Chaturshringi Temple.

During the festival of Navratri, a huge fair is held here and in a wide range people come here visit this place every year.

Anyone who comes to visit Pune, should not forget to get the blessings of Devi Ambareshwari as Chaturshringi Temple is one of the famous temples in Pune.



Chaturshringi Devi Temple Picture


Chaturshringi Devi Temple Photo


Main Get of Chaturshringi Devi Temple


Chaturshringi Devi Temple Wallpaper


Chaturshringi Devi Temple in Maharashtra


Chaturshringi Devi Temple Image


Chaturshringi Devi Temple in Pune


Chaturshringi Devi Temple

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