Narayanpur is a famous place in Pune region.Narayanpur is famous for Lord Ek Mukhi Datta.Usually lord Datta has 3 faces but in Narayanpur there is Ek Mukhi Datta.The statue of Lord Ek Mukhi Datta is very beautiful.Many devotees come to Narayanpur on the eve of Guruvar and Pournima. Many people come to listen the "Pravachan" of Shri.Sadguru Narayan Maharaj(Anna). Sadguru Narayan Maharaj(anna)and his disciples have decided to Build "Char Dham" amongst the country,of which 2 Dhams have already been completed and opened for the public. 1st Dham in Madhya Pradesh "Shree Kshetra Shiv Datta Dham, Jalkoti, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh" and 2nd in Kanyakumari" Shree Kshetra Anusaya Datta Dham, Vatta-kottai,Anju Gramam,Kanyakumari". The motto of Sadguru Narayan Maharaj is "माणसातला माणूस जागा करणे ".
It is located to the south of Pune. One can reach Narayanpur either from Diveghat and Saswad or from Katraj Ghat and Mumbai-Pune-Satara Road. Narayanpur is situated at the bottom of famous Purandar fort. Narayanpur is village of Sant Changdev. A tree of " Audumbar " here is very old and is worshiped by pilgrims. There is also an old temple of Narayaneshwar. This temple and 3 sculptures in the temple are very pretty. These sculptures are said to be of 'Yadav' era. Narayanpur must be seen by both - the pilgrims as well as the nature lovers - because of 2 temples " Lord Datta " and " Narayaneshwar " and the beauty of the Purandar valley.In Monsoon season the scene of Purandar valley is beautiful.
Lord Venkateshwar, Prati Balaji- Replica of the Tirupati Balaji is at Ketkawle village near pune. It is around 35 km from Pune. To reach this temple, you have to take Pune-Satara highway, cross the Katraj tunnel then, shindewadi-Khed shivapur- Nasarapur phata- Kapurhole villages are on the way. Then take a left turn on Nasarapur phata to reach Balaji temple. As per last post can cover Prati balaji, Baneshwar, purandar, Narayanpur & Bhatgar dam in one day. Its very good place to visit.
Narayanpur is a small village located in Purandhar valley in Pune district, Maharashtra, India. It is located about 35km southerly to Pune city. One can reach Narayanpur from Pune either from Dive ghat and Saswad or from Katraj Ghat and Mumbai-Pune-Satara Road. Narayanpur is situated at the bottom of the famous Purandar fort. Lord Indra's second name is Purandar. This place is also known as Narayanpur by the ancient Narayaneshwar temple. Narayanpur is also the village of Changdev Maharaj.
The fort is situated in the Western Ghats and stands 4472 ft above sea level. Purandar and Vajragad or Rudramal fort are twin forts. However the latter is comparatively smaller than Purandar Fort. A village is named after the fort and is called Purandar Village situated at the bottom of the fort. The fort is also known as the birthplace of the son of Chatrapati Shivajiraje Bhosale and the second Chatrapati, Sambhaji Raje Bhosale.
Jejuri famous for the main temple of Lord Khandoba is located just 25km from Narayan Dham Care Center. It is a famous temple town being the family deity of many houses in Maharashtra. It's economy is centered around businesses catering to the numerous devotees coming to worship the Khandoba Temple there. Recently the increase in property rates and the planning of an international airport near the town has seen a spurt of development happening in.
Mahabaleshwar & Panchghani are the hill station located in the Sahyadri mountain range approximately 92 km from Narayan Dham Care Center. With one of the few evergreen forests of India, it served as the summer capital of Bombay province during the British Raj.
This places bound by valleys on all sides. It reaches a height of 1,439 m (4,721 ft) at its highest peak above sea level, known as Wilson/Sunrise Point. Mahabaleshwar comprises three villages: Malcolm Peth, Old "Kshetra" Mahabaleshwar and part of the Shindola village.
Mahabaleshwar is the source of the Krishna River that flows across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The legendary source of the river is a spout from the mouth of a statue of a cow in the ancient temple of Mahadev in Old Mahabaleshwar. Legend has it that Krishna is Lord Vishnu himself as a result of a curse on the trimurtis by Savitri. Also, its tributaries Venna and Koyna are said to be Lord Shiva and Lord Brahma themselves. An interesting thing to notice is that 3 other rivers come out from the cow's mouth apart from Krishna and they all travel some distance before merging into Krishna which flows East towards the Bay of Bengal. These rivers are the Koyna, Venna (Veni) and Gayatri. The Savitri river flows Westward via Mahad to the Arabian Sea.