Shri Manik Prabhu Maharaj was a great saint and is believed to be the fourth incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. He was born in 1817 and attained Samadhi in 1865. His contemporaries were Shri Sai Baba of Shirdi, Shri Gondavalekar Maharaj, and Shri Akkalkot Swami Maharaj. They often met him and discussed matters of spiritual and intellectual wisdom. The ascetic is hailed as Haktakarya Kalpadruma. His name is also associated with the first war of Indian independence during the Sepoy Mutiny in 1857. The saint is renowned for his mystic powers through which he eradicated the pain and sufferings of many devotees who came to seek his blessings and advice. The saint stressed the importance of following the path of Bhakti.
Shri Maharaj has innumerable poetic contributions which are all dedicated to the Lord Brahma. The saint was given the title of Sakalamatacharya as all communities revered and respected him. He founded a new school of thought which stressed equality overall diversities of faith, persuasions, and religion.
Timings to visit
06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Duration to Visit: 45 mnts
How To Reach
By Air: Hyderabad Airport – 167 km.
By Train: Gulbarga – 67 km, Hyderabad – 162 km, Sholapur – 143 km
Road: Pune – 385 km, Hyderabad – 160 km, Sholapur – 143 km, Gulbarga – 65 km.
Manik Prabhu Temple, Maniknagar, Bidar District, Karnataka – 585353 India.
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