Yawteshwar Temple, Satara is situated in a small village called Yawteshwar in the Satara District of Maharshtra, at a distance of 5 km from Satara city. Bordered by dense evergreen forests of the Sahyadri Rangee of the Western Ghats, Yawteshwar Temple is located at an altitude of 336 m, on the plateau of Yawteshwar Hill. Lord Yawteshwara (Lord Shiva) is the governing deity of Yawteshwar temple. During the time of Yatra, villagers nearby villages visit this place to pray.
Satara does not have its own airport but the nearest airport of the region is Pune situated at a distance of 110 km.
Satara has railway station and is well connected to the rest of country through railways. Satara has a railway station that is fairly active, and many trains that run from the neighbouring state of Karnataka pass through this railway station. One can opt for trains from Bangalore and Mysore that pass through Satara and reach Dadar, Gandhidham, Ajmer and Jodhpur.
Satara is well linked to all nearby towns through buses, and frequent buses will be available to the towns and cities of Pune, Mumbai, Raigad, Khandala, Guhagar, Chiplun, Baramati, Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani. Both semi deluxe buses and deluxe buses will be available to Satara and important cities like Mumbai and Pune will even have air conditioned coaches that ply to Satara.
India, Pincode – 415 002.
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.