VAJRESHWARI - Amazing Maharashtra


           Renuka Devi   Vajreshwari Devi   Kalika Devi
VAJRESHWARI, a small village, about 28 kilometers far from Vasai Road Station and 75 kilometers from Mumbai City, famous for its Yogini Devi Mandir, is situated on the banks of river Tansa, in Thane District.

The village name is arrived from the ‘Goddess Vajreshwari’ an avatar or incarnation of the ‘Goddess Parvati - the Aadi Shaki’.

The temple of the goddess Vajreshwari was constructed in the year 1739 by the great Maratha warrior Chimaji Appa who is a military commander of the Maratha Empire and younger brother of ‘Bajirao Peshwa 1st’. The Goddess Vajreshwari temple’s architecture is based on Vasai Fort.

The town Vajreshwari is also famous for its hot springs. The hot springs at Akloli and Ganeshpuri, are well known and some of them are hottest in Asia. They are said to possess medicinal qualities due to the presence of sulphur and other curable element. They are visited by thousands.

Akloli Kund Vajreshwari
Akloli Kund, Behind Rameshwar Temple
There are a number of monuments in the township which owe their existence to Rajmata Jijabai and her father Lakhoji Jadhav. The monuments like Kalkar, Rang Mahal, Tomb of Lakhoji Jadhav and his palace, ancient temple of Neelkamleshwar and Rameshwar have a great heritage and architectural value. The Nityanand Ashram, Gurudwar Ashram is few of the popular excursions.

Vajreshwari Temple Festivals :-
Navratri Festival
Chitra Amavasya
Kojagiri Pournima

Vajreshwari Mandir Contact Details :-
Shree Vajreshwari Yogini Devi Sansthan
Vajreshwari, Taluka Bhiwandi, Dist. Thane
Contact Numbers Vajreshwari - (02522) 261249 / 261500
Contact Numbers Bhiwandi - (02522) 253445

Best Time to Visit Vajreshwari :-
During Winter (October to January)

Accommodation Vajreshwari :-
Pavan Resort (Near Akloli Kund) # 02522-261371 / 261560 / 261320

Places to Visit in Vajreshwari :-
Vajreshwari Temple
Akloli Kund
Shri Gurudev Ashram
Parshuram Mandir
Nityanand Mandir

Nearest Railway Station :-
Vasai Road Railway Station (W.R.)

Nearest Airport :-
Mumbai Airport (Code:BOM)

Distance :-
Vasai Road to Vajreshwari - 28 Kilometers (By Road) [Journey Time : 45 minutes]

* There are regular State Transport buses from Vasai Road for Vajreshwari

VAJRESHWARI 06.45, 15.15, 20.30, 20.40, 21.35
AMBADI (Via Vajreshwari) 08.15, 11.45, 12.00, 12.15, 12.45, 13.00, 13.15, 14.30, 14.45, 15.00, 15.05, 16.15, 17.00, 17.15, 17.20, 17.30, 17.50

More Information - Vajreshwari :-
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Newspaper Article (Marathi) : Click here


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