Yethgaon is a village situated in Kadegaon taluk in Sangli district, Maharashtra state, west-central India. It is about 14 kms north-west of Vita (a taluk place of Khanapur taluk). More than 5000 people are living in Yethgaon. About 200 hectares of artificial forest is developed in Yethgaon. It is spread along the boundary of Yethgaon.
About the Temple
God Shree Darmaraj temple is a favourite place in Yethgaon and many people from adjacent villages come here for worship on a regular basis. The main occupation of residents is farming. It is a low rainfall region. Shri Darmaraj Vidyalaya, Yethgaon is the high school present in Yethgaon. It is associated with Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, Satara. One major thing for which Yethgaon is famous that there has been no wine shop is in operation within village for last 32 years. Due to that Yethgaon is known as Ideal Village.
One can easily get buses and taxis to travel within as well as outside the state of Maharashtra.
Maharashtra is well connected with the other states via railways.
There is one major international airport, the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of Mumbai. Also there is the Santa Cruz Domestic Airport.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te
Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.
Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha
Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.
Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi
Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.
Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam
Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).