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Swami Samarth Temple   Akkalkot

About Swami Samarth Temple

Swami Samarth Maharaj was a Bharatiya (Indian) Master of the Dattatreya convention (sampradaya), generally regarded in indian conditions of Maharashtra, and in addition in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh with Shripad Shri Vallabha and Narasimha Saraswati. His existence in physical form is dated in the nineteenth century AD.

Shri Swami Samarth voyaged everywhere throughout the nation and in the long run set his dwelling place Akkalkot town in Maharashtra, India. Maharaj initially showed up at Akkalkot on a Wednesday around the September–October period in the year 1856 Promotion close Khandoba Mandir. He remained in Akkalkot for near to twenty-two years. His parentage and local place points of interest stay darken right up 'til the present time. Once when an enthusiast suggested him a conversation starter about his life Shri Swami Samarth demonstrated that he is the inception of the Banyan tree (Vata-Vriksha). On another event Swami said that his name was Nrusimha Bhan and that he was from Kardalivan close Srisailam .

Swami himself said that he originated from the Kardali woods. He more than once went to spots like Puri, Banaras (Kashi), Haridwar, Girnar, Kathiawad and Rameswaram and in addition China, Tibet and Nepal and stayed at Mangalvedha, a town close Pandharpur in Solapur locale before settling down in Akkalkot. He came to Akkalkot in 1856 on the welcome of Chintopant Tol and kept focused edges of the town for a long time. He stayed at Ganagapura, Karnataka for quite a while where he conveyed the Nirguna Padukas to his followers and aficionados before leaving for the Kardali backwoods.

The depiction of Shri Swami Samarth's appearance has been founded on the striking portrayals given by close enthusiasts. In spite of the fact that he was seen at a propelled age, his skin was not wrinkled. He was exceptionally tall and his hands were long, reaching out up to his knees. His midsection was projecting and he had wide shoulders. His composition was reasonable and pinkish. He had enormous ears with thin and long ear-flaps which shook with the smallest development of his body. He had long feet. He enhanced a hallowed check (thilakam) on his temple. He generally wore a codpiece (kaupina). He had a fine arrangement of teeth and a major and profound navel. He generally wore a tulasi-rosary (which is altogether different from rudraksha) and a gem (sphatika). He had ear-rings inset with pearls.


It is served by Akkalkot Road Railway Station 7 km away. Chennai Mail andUdyan Express for Mumbai, Chennai Mail for Chennai, Tirupati, Mantralayam,Raichur, Gulbarga, Udyan express for Bangalore, Hyderabad Passenger for Hyderabad.

It is also served by Tadawal railway station on Solapur -Hubli line around 20 km away and you can take trains for Bijapur, Hubli, Bagalkot, Gadag. It is more convenient to board trains from these stations than Solapur station which is 40 km away as this aves time as well as heavily crowded Solapur railway station. There is a great demand to stop trains such as Hussainsagar Express,Dadar Chennai Egmore Express, Konark Express, Shatabdi Express, Rajkot Express, Karnataka Express.

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