Pandharpur is situated in a place, which is 65 km away from Sholapur on the banks of river Bhimarathi. This place is one of the most valued pilgrimage sites in Maharashtra.
Pandharpur preserves Lord Vithoba's image in a grand temple. Vithoba is a form of Krishna. The name Vithoba means Father Vitthala. Vitthala is said to have been consequent from the word Vishnu in Kannada.
The worship of Vishnu - Vitthala at Pandharpur is derived mainly from the puranas and has been augmented by the involvement of the great... read more