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Datta Temple

Overview


Located at Beed, Pohicha Dev is the most famous place among Mahanubhav people for omnipotent Lord Datta's temple. This holy place is situated on high hills. The temple has the idol of lord Datta. The carvings of the temple attract the attention of the visitors. It is said to be the place of Walva Koli. It is said that Shri Chakaradhar Swamy, the founder of Mahanubhav sect visited this place.


Accessibility


Airport

Nearest airport is at Aurangabad.


Railways

The closest railway station is Kalamb road.


Road

Beed is well connected by road transport to other cities.


Temple Address


Datta Temple,
Pohicha Dev,
Beed,
Maharashtra,
India,
Pincode – 431 122.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Removal of forefathers' sins
  • Liberation from ancestoral sins
  • Freedom from parental curses
  • Salvation
  • Wealth
  • Relief from diseases
Shlokas

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).

Timings

The temple is open from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.

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