The temple is located at spiritual village Mangaon, the birth place of Paramhans Parivajakacharya Vasudevanand Saraswati Tembeswami who established idol of Lord Datta at Mangaon. Swami worshipped Lord Datta and obtained his good grace. He also obtained distinction by writing religious books (Granthas). The memorial of this great saint is situated at Garudeshwar, Gujrat. By wandering ceaselessly for nearly 24 years throughout India Swami visited holy places such as Vjjain, Brahmavarth, Haridwar, Petlad, Tilakwada, Dwarka, Chikaladara, Mahatpur, Badhwai, Tanjawar, Mulkyala, Pawani, Havnur, Kuruguddi and Gurudeshwar. At these places Swami had privilege of observing chaturmas (Shravan).
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Removal of forefathers' sins
- Liberation from ancestoral sins
- Freedom from parental curses
- Relief from diseases
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).