Mahadev Temple is a notable temple in the town of Parbhani and is devoted to Lord Shiva who is revered by the name of Lord Mahadev. The Queen of the Malwa Dynasty, Punya Shlok Ahilyabai Holkar, recreated this sanctuary back in the eighteenth century. During the Maha shivarathri season the devotees flock the temple to beget the blessings of the Lord.
How to Reach Parbhani
The Nanded Domestic Airport is the closest domestic airport to Parbhani about 60 km away. The flights operating from this airport is fairly regular about four days a week. There are taxis available to help devotees reach Parbhani from the airport. The Chattrapati Shivaji Airport at Mumbai is the nearest International Airport linking to several other cities and towns within and outside India.
Parbhani is well accessible by rail from many major cities and towns within and outside the state of Maharashtra. There are daily, regular trains that connect Parbhani to cities like Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi and Nashik. There is the option of choosing from A/C compartments or normal ones, the ticket fare depending on your choice.
There are several Private Tour Operators and state transport buses that ply between Parbhani and various other cities in Maharashtra like Mumbai and Pune. Private Buses generally pose as a better alternative to state owned transport services.
Mamta colony, Parbhani, Maharashtra,
India, Pincode – 431401.
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.