Pandharpur is 75kms from Solapur in Maharashtra is one of the most revered Vitthala (lord Krishna) pilgrimage sites of the country. Pandharpur is the abode of the famous Lord Vitthala also known as Panduranga, Pandhari or Vithoba enshrined in the Vithoba temple.
pandharpur temple a holy shrine of quite antiquity that holds Vithoba, a localized version of lord Krishna is one among the numerous devout destinations in Pandharpur. The temple is believed to be centuries old and the most amazing aspect in this holy shrine is the scripture that dates back to the year 1195.
The devotees used to rub their back on this scripture, which is believed to absolve them from the wheel of rebirths. The lord is seen accompanied by his consort Rukmini. The deities look truly impressive with its blackish colour and in Navarathri and Dusshera celebrations they would be clothed with new clothes everyday. The temple is open for the public for the whole day during Vari. After Vari the temple is washed with water and the deities would be fed with special meals.
Pandharpur is located at 65 km away from Sholapur on the banks of river Bhimarathi. Pandharpur is one of the most revered pilgrimage sites in Maharashtra...