About Shri Kshetra Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple:-
Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple is dedicated to Sri Nrisimha Saraswathi Swamy, the second Avatar of Lord Dattatreya. Located on the banks of the Bhima River, it is an important pilgrimage center for followers of Lord Dattatreya. Sri Nrisimha appeared in 1378 and left His body in 1458 after promising to stay forever in this temple at Ganagapur. His Padukas are worshipped in the temple which is also known as Nirgun Paduka Math.
Nirgun or Formless Padukas of Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple:-
The Padukas of Sri Nrisimha Saraswathi Swamy which are worshipped in this temple is brownish-Red in color. It is not known if they are made of stone or wood. When touched they feel soft, like the limbs of a human body. They were left here by Sri Nrisimha Himself before He left for Kardali Van near Srisailam. Kardali Van was the place Sri Nrisimha left His earthly body and merged with the Parabrahm.
Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple Timings:-
02:30 AM to 09:30 PM
Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple Pooja and Aartis:-
02.:30 AM to 03:00 AM Kakad Aarti
03:00 AM to 05:00 AM Various pujas and Laghu Rudrabhishek
05:00 AM to 06:00 AM Mahapuja and Paduka Pujan
06:00 AM to 06:30 AM Guru Aarti (Paduka Aarti)
06:30 AM to 07:00 AM Panchamrut Distribution
07:00 AM to 11:30 AM Rudrabhishekam – Laghu Rudra Abhishekam
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Maha Mangala Aarti , maha Naivedyam
12:30 PM to 02:00 PM Devotee’s Puja
02:00 PM to 02:30 PM Paduka Puja and Chintamani Ganpati Puja
07:30 PM to 08:15 PM Maha Mangal Aarti
08:15 PM to 08:45 PM Palkhi Seva
09:00 PM to 09:30 PM Shejaarti and temple closing
(Note: Timings may change a little on festivals and holidays)
Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple Accommodation:-
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Places to visit in Near Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple:-
Sangam – Confluence of Bhima and Amaraja rivers
Kalleshwar Temple Mukti Sthaan
How to reach Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple:-
Ganagapur Road railway station is 22 km from the temple.
The nearest Airport is Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), about 45 km from the temple.
Distances from Ganagapur Dattatreya Temple:-
- Akkalkot – 73 km
- Solapur – 111 km
- Hyderabad – 273 km
- Pune – 364 km
- Mumbai – 511 km
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