The deity of God Shiva is worshipped at the holy Kapileshwar Temple which is located at Mudawad village in Dhule, Maharashtra. The village is situated in the Shindkheda Tehsil of the Dhule District in India. This sacred temple was built in the 17th century by the Queen of Indore named Ahilyabai Holkar. It was constructed near the convergence of two rivers- Panzara and Tapti.
How to Reach Mudavad
The Dhul Airport is nearest to the temple with a 1400m and 4600ft long runway. The devotees can also arrive at Aurangabad Airport which is 148kms away, Pune Airport which is 340kms away or Mumbai Airport which is 350kms away.
The Betavad Railway Station is nearest to the temple. The devotees can also arrive at the other nearby stations of Dhule Railway Station, Dondaicha Railway Station, Vikhran Railway Station or Bhusaval Junction Railway Station.
Frequent road transport is available till the temple. The towns of Dondaicha, Dhule, Shirpur, Warwade are well connected to Mudavad village.
Dhule District, Maharashtra,
India, Pincode – 425402.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.