Sun Temple is dedicated to Sun God. It is located at Sangli, Sangili District, Maharashtra.
About The Temple
The temple is made up of carved rock slabs, coroneted with motifs. At the entrance there is "Nagarkhana", a place where musical instruments are kept. It looks like a roofed balcony. This structure is a common feature of medieval Maharashtrian architecture. After the arch way is a courtyard. Then comes the temple, with its south-Indian style, high, multi-storied pinnacle.
The "Sabhamandap" is three-chambered. Ten feet high rampart encloses the temple. Between the rampart and the temple there is a garden. Lord Ganapati is seated on a golden throne. It is made up of white quartz. Lord’s trunk is twisted right-wards. He is known as the Valampuri Vinayakar
How To Reach Sangli
Sangli does not have an airport. Nearest airport is Sambre Airport.
One can easily get regular trains to Sangli from other major cities of the country.
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Sangli.
Sangli District, Maharashtra,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Good Health
- Speedy recovery
- Improvement of eyesight and vision
- Strengthen bone
- Attain wealth
Palasha Pushpa Sankaasham Taarakaa Graha Mastakam Rowdram Rowdraat Makam Ghoram Tam Ketum Prana Maa Myaham
Meaning -I pray to Ketu, who looks similar to the Palaasha flower, who is the head of the stars and planets, who is scary and violent.
The temple is open from 6 A.M to 9 P.M