40 kms away from Pune is a well known
place for the Khandoba Temple. The
mountain next to it is pleasing to see.
This place is also known as the
Khandobachi Jejuri. Jejuri station is on
Pune-Miraj railway route.
"Yatra" is held over here in the months
Chaitra, Margashirsh, Paush and Magh
(months of Hindu Calendar)
While on the way to the temple one gets
a view of Dive Ghat. Deep Mala is
popular over here. Deep Mala are a range
of lights mounted on stones.
Dhangar one oldest tribes in Maharashtra.
Khandoba is their God. Khandoba temples
can be seen when you are on the way as
they are on a hill. To reach the temple
one needs to climb about 200 steps. The
temple is a beautiful one which has two
bells and beautiful idols. Mandap and
Gabhara are those which constitute the
Jejuri is also historical important. It
was considered as an important region
towards the South. Shivaji and Shahaji
had discussed the strategy against the
Mughals over here. Various weapons of
those times can be seen over here.