Saturday, September 20, 2008

Ganagapura Pilgrimage

Shri Kshetra GangapurShri Kshetra Gangapur, One of the most famous Dattatreya Peethas, is associated with Shri Narasimha Sarasvati Swami, an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. It stands on the bank of the river Bhima in Afzalpur taluka in Gulbarga district of Karnataka. This Nirguna Math is adorned with the Nirguna Padukas. The water of the rivers Bhima and Amaraja, especially at the spot of their confluence, are considered extremely holy.






How to reach Gangapur:
The Train Station at Gangapur is called as 'Gangapur Road'.

Mumbai to Ganagapur Rail Distance - 526 Kms

Mumbai to 'Ganagapur Road' Rail 2nd Class Fare - Rs.232/-

Mumbai to 'Ganagapur Road' Direct and most convenient Train is 1013 Dn L.T.T. Kurla Terminus -
Coimbatore Express, which departs from Kurla Terminus at 10.10 PM & departs from Kalyan 11.15 in the night. It reaches Ganagapur at 8.08 in the morning next day.

From 'Ganagapur Road' to Ganagapur City (town), where Datta Mandir is situated is around 30 minutes journey by road. Trax/Jeep/Sumo drivers charge Rs 15 Per Passanger

It takes around 2 hours maximum for a family to perform Pooja/Abhishek at Ganagapur.
Local people arrange for accomodation, bath and if required food also, on pay basis.

Nearest City is GULBARGA : 40 Kms.
Gangapur to Sholapur Distance: 94 km (approx.)

Gangapur to Sholapur
State Transport (S.T) bus fare - Rs.45/-
Gangapur to Sholapur bus travel time - 3 hours.

To book luxury bus tickets to Solapur, please visit Sonal Travels or call Mr. Vijay Mane on 022-2340 9745 / 9869554222.

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