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Shri Hazur Sahib

akhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib is the most significant Gurdwara located in Nanded, Maharashtra.

It is one of the four high seats of Authority of the Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru died in Nanded and his ashes are covered in the Sach Khand Shri Huzur Gu

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Siddhivinayak Temple - Mumbai, Maharashtra

The Siddhivinayak Temple is Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir located in Prabhadevi,Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was originally built by Mr. Laxman Vithu and Mrs. Deubai Patil in November 19th, 1801.

The temple has a small mandapam (hall) with the shrine for Siddhi Vinayak ("Ganesha that grants your wish"). The wooden doors to the sanctum are carved with images of the Ashtavinayak (the eight manifestations of Ganesha in Maharashtra). The inner roof of the sanctum is plated with gold, and the central statute is of Ganesha. In the periphery of the temple, there is a Hanuman temple as well.

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Karla Caves

Location: Karla, approximately 20 km from Lonavla
Founded in: 2nd Century BC
Significance: Chaitya Hall, intricate sculptures and pillars



Karla Caves MaharashtraKarla Caves are situated in the state of Maharashtra, near the Pune-Mumbai Road. They lie at a distance of approximately 2

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Bhaja Caves

Location: Approximately 12 km from Lonavla Founded In: 2nd Century (Early Theravadin phase of Buddhism) Bhaja Caves MaharashtraThe Bhaja Caves come under the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. They are situated at a distance of approximately 12 km from Lonavla. It is believed that Bhaja caves date back to the 2nd century, i.e. to the rule of Mauryans in India, in the early Theravadin phase of Buddhism. There are eighteen caves in toto and each other of them is adorned with magnificently chiseled images of Lord Buddha with different postures. Along with that, there are also some representations of Buddha, in symbolic terms. Also embellishing the Bhaja caves are the images of some an

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Ajanta Caves

Location: Aurangabad District, Maharashtra
Highlights: UNESCO World Heritage Site
Represent: Hinayana and the Mahayana sects of Buddhism



The Ajanta caves are situated in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India. The caves, thirty in number, are said to have witnessed the prosperity as well as the decline of the two sects of Buddhism, the Hinayana and the Mahayana. They are adorned w

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MAHIM SHRINE

The most remarkable characteristic of Mahim is the holy place of Makhtum Fakih Ali Paru. Of Arab origin, he studied and traveled broadly and was selected law officer of Mahim. Makhtum Fakih Ali Paru is noted for his commentary on the holy Koran. When he died in 1413, a shrine and mosque were built in his memory.

The tomb built of stone and mortar lies not far from the sea shore. The main temple, or dargah, stands on a masonry plinth and has two entrances. A large central dome crowns the shrine with four small domes, topping four minarets at each corner.

To the north of the shrine is a wooden mosque and near it an antique step well fed by a

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Haji Ali Mosque

Place : Mumbai, Maharashtra
Significance : Tomb of Muslim saint Haji Ali
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