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Address: Solapur, India

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Truly a holy place of worship where Swami Samarth Maharaj Math lies is a blessing. Swami is regarded as the re-incarnation of the Lord Dutta the generator of the Shrishti... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Truly a holy place of worship where Swami Samarth Maharaj Math lies is a blessing. Swami is regarded as the re-incarnation of the Lord Dutta the generator of the Shrishti ( Universe). A humble place where religious environment is at the highest form and commercialities has not yet touched the place like the better known Temples in India. A must... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Akkalkot is a city and a municipal council in Solapur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra, situated 40 km southeast of Solapur near the state border with Karnataka. Akkalkot is home to Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj, a saint in 19th century who was believed to be an incarnation of God Dattatreya by his devotees. Akkalkot is widely known for... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We visited Akkalkot Swami Samarath Maharaj Temple quite recently i.e. in month of Jan. Temple is situated in very different way than any other temples one would have ever visited. There is banyan tree that partially covers temple entrance & temple itself. Serene air & devotees walking in & out without rush was nice to see at this time of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Located about an hours drive, this temple location is a simple premise with all basic facility . The Darshan is well orchestrated and the devotees are all disciplined . There are specific official timings and arrangements for abhishek etc. The pujaris are non materialistic and non pushy. They help devotees with the divine darshan. We followed it up with prasad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Akkalkot swami samarth maharaj Guru of shri Shirdi Sai Maharaj is still in Akkalkot a small city situated in district solapur, one can feel his presence right from the time you enter Akkalkot.The temple (math of swami) is very beautiful and it has been maintained in the same way it was use to be many years ago. You can also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I was not knowing about this temple earlier. Till i saw a old Marathi film and wanted to visit this place. And got a opportunity to visit the place and was very much relaxed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The place is holy and there is no trace of commercialisation. Excellent arrangement for devotees. Its a small village, only about 45 km from Solapur.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

we travelled from tuljapur and the journey is quite painstaking. we reached in the evening and got ourselves accommodation at the premises next to the temple. whilst we paid for a.c room, the quality was extremely bad. the roof was leaking and the attached bathroom was dirty. we negotiated auto for mini-akkalkot darshan and visited few other prominent places around.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My visit to Aakkalkot Maharaj temole was very intense and serious. The temple is separate from Samadhi approx. 2kms away. The temple where aartis(prayers) and snana (morning bath of Maharaj) takes place has a very pious and quiet atmosphere. Morning Aarti especially is very blissful experience.The samadhi is run mostly by descendants of the family that looked after Akkalkot Maharaj... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Akkalkot is approx 45 kms from Solapur. Road is nice we hired Car for Akkalkot and Gangapur for 4 persons it costed us 2600/- Nice peaceful temple. Darshan Happens very fast. temple has prasad in afternoon and that is really good. dont miss it.

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