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Sajjangad Fort

11.14km

Sajjangad fort is one of the important fort among all the fort located near by Heritagewadi. This fort is final resting place of Sant Ramdas in 17th century India (born 1608). His teachings and works written in books such as Dasbodh are read and followed by many people even today.

In the state of Maharashtra and Sajjangad is a popular place of pilgrimage. This fort was known Aswalya gad also due to the number of Aswals or bears wandering there. The fort was made by Brahamani Emperors in between (1347-1527). After that in (1527-1686) it came under Adilshah dynasty. Mughal king defeated Adilshah and the fort came under Mughal rule. This fort was captured by King Shivaji on 2 April 1763 from Adilshah. Previously known as Parali, it was renamed to Sajjangad.

 

The fort is open for devotees from 5.00am to 9.00pm.(all days)Entry and exit beyond these hours is restricted. In the afternoon, trustees of Sajjangad serves a food (as prasad) to the devotees for free of cost.Recently the ShriRamdasSwami Sansthan trust has built a Bhaktniwas for the devotees for free of cost stay. Every year during Shiv Jayanti thousands of devotees visit the shrine by walking up to it.

 

Sajjangad Rd, Maharashtra
415013, Parali
India

GPS
17.649665
73.911732

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