Pandharpur Temple Mahatmya | Significance of Pandharpur Vithoba

Pandharpur Vitthala

The Vithoba Temple, also known as Shri Vitthal-Rukmini Mandir and also it is simply called by the devotees as Pandharpur Temple or as Pandarpur Panduranga Temple, is a Krishna temple situated in Maharashtra. Lord Vithoba, is a form of Lord Krishna, and his consort is Ma Rukmini who is popularly called as Rakhumai. The temple […]

Pundalik Utsav in Pandharpur Vitthal Temple

Pandharpur Vitthal Temple

Bhakta Pundalik Utsav is a grand celebration in Pandharpur Vitthal Temple near Solapur in Maharashtra. In 2023, Bhakt Pundalik Utsav date is January 31. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Dasami in Magh Month, a day prior to Maghi Ekadashi. Along with two major festivals in Pandharpur temple: Ashadi Wari Yatra and Kartik Ekadasi Yatra, […]

Bhakta Pundarika | Pundalik of Pandharpur

Pandharpur Vitthala

Pundarika is the main character associated with Lord Vithoba, a form of Lord Krishna. He is the one who have brought the idol of Vithoba to Pandharpur. Pundarika is the founder of the Varkari sect,a sect of Panduranga devotees. Pundarika was mentioned in the devotional text, which was written by Prahalad Maharaj. Ancient Kings and […]

Vithoba | Lord Vittala

Pandharpur Vitthala

Lord Vithoba, is a Hindu god mostly worshipped by the people of Maharashtra. He is the incarnation of Lord Krishna. Vithoba is often depicted as a smiling handsome young man by keeping his two arms on his hip, and appears with his consort Mata Rukmini. Pandharpur Vittal Rukmini Mandir is the main temple for Lord […]

Vitthal Navratri

Vitthal Navratri is one of the famous ritualistic festivals celebrated in Vitthal Rukmai Devi Temples all across Maharashtra and other parts of India. In 2020, Vitthal Navratri begins on 30 June and ends on July 5. Vitthal Navratri is celebrated from Shukla Paksha Dashami in Ashada Month to Ashada Purnima according to all Chandramana Panchangams […]