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Maharashtra’s Shani Shingnapur: Why this temple is so famous

About Shani Shingnapur Temple

Shani Shingnapur is a town situated in Ahmednagar District of Maharashtra. It is around 35 km from Ahmednagar. The scene of the divinity in dark stone is overpowering. A one of a kind part of this place is that no sanctuary structure houses the Shanidev. There is just a basic stage on which stands the swayambhu symbol, in dark stone. The directing divinity of Shani Shingnapur, Sri Shaneshwara or Lord Shanidev-the embodiment of the planet Saturn is loved with most extreme worship and commitment by huge numbers of individuals from everywhere throughout the world.


As respects the introduction of Shani, there are distinctive stories. Principal and acknowledged is the one in the antiquated ‘Scanda Poorana’ of Kasi Khanda which is as follows.God Soorya was hitched to Daksha Kanya Sadnya. Sadnya couldn’t endure the brilliance of God Surya. She used to feel that by doing compensation she could expand her splendor. Or then again, by the energy of her repentance, she could reduce the glare of God Surya. Be that as it may, for God Surya, she was a companion revering spouse. From God Surya, she had three youngsters. One was Srivastava Manu. The second was Yama Raj. Also, the third was the Yamuna. Sadnya adored her youngsters in particular. In any case, she was extremely annoyed with the brilliance of God Surya.

Shani Shingnapur


Shani Shingnapur is celebrated for its Shani dev sanctuaries and individuals visit this place to expel the evil impacts of sadhe saati, they pour mustard oil and water alongside prasadi to pay tribute to Shani Dev and make him cheerful so he can offer his gifts on them.There are various prevalent views identified with this Shani Shingnapur story. Every other person of aficionados encompasses the sanctuary on each Saturday and every month on Amavasya. Individuals of the numerous edge of India come just at that place and sincerely venerate master Shani.

Shani Shingnapur

How to reach and temple timing

The nearest railway stations to Shani Shingnapur are Rahuri (32 km), Ahmednagar (35 km), and Shrirampur (54 km), Shirdi Railway Station (75 km).

The nearest airport to Shani Shingnapur is Aurangabad airport located at a distance of 90 km. Airport at Nasik is situated 144 km away. From here, one can travel on to any city across India by catching the relevant domestic flight.

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12:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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