Kalubaai Mandhar Devi temple is located near Wai in Satara District of Maharashtra, India. Located on a hill 4650 feet above sea level, the temple overlooks the picturesque Purandar fort. The title of the land is in the name of Lord Mandeshwara and Kaleshwari Devi.
About The Temple
Kalubaai Mandhar Devi temple had been constructed before Chathrapathi Shivaji regime. Kalubaai Mandhar Devi temple is dedicated to Goddess Kaleshwari Devi. Kaleshwari Devi is also known as Aaisaheb Kalubaai. The idol of Kalubaai sports two silver masks and silk clothes.
Kalubaai Jatra Pilgrimage
The temple is popular among those who undertake the annual Kalubaai Jatra pilgrimage over a ten-day period every January. The principle event is a 24-hour-long festival on the day of full moon that includes animal sacrifice. The goddess is offered puran poli (a sweetmeat) and curd rice.
Best Season to Visit
The Best season to visit is the winter and onset of summer.
Pune’s Lohegaon airport is the closest airport.
The nearest railhead is Satara.
The Wai region is very well connected to the main roads of big cities.
Kalubaai Mandhar Devi Temple,
Wai, Satara District, Maharashtra,
India, Pin code – 412803.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Get married to a person of a girl's choice
- Health and longevity of husband
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.