Weather in Maniknagar

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humidity: 63%
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Things to see

01-Prabhu-MandirShri Prabhu Mandir
The main temple complex consists of the majestic gateway called the Naubatkhana, Anand Mantap, the main temple on the Samadhi of Shri Prabhu built in granite with Italian marble flooring, the Samadhi of Shri Manohar Manik Prabhu and the Shejghar where holy relics are preserved. Also worth seeing here is the huge chandelier presented by the Nizam of Hyderabad.

02-Mukti-MantapMukti Mantap
This majestic marble structure houses the Samadhis of Shri Martand Manik Prabhu Maharaj and Shri Shankar Manik Prabhu Maharaj. Its walls and flooring draped in white marble and its ceiling beautifully decorated with the Sanskrit letter 'AUM' create an atmosphere of quiet ambience and make it an ideal place for meditation.

03-Siddha-NiketanSiddha Niketan
This is the place where Shri Siddharaj Manik Prabhu Maharaj the 5th Peethadhipati of the Samsthan was finally laid to rest on attaining Maha-Samadhi in October 2009. At present there is a small temple dedicated to him. The Samsthan plans to build a magnificent memorial to Shri Maharaj at this spot in the near future.

04-Madhumati-Shyamala-MandiShri Madhumati Shyamala Mandir
This temple is dedicated to Devi Venkamma, Shri Prabhu's disciple, who is regarded as manifestation of 'Madhumati Shyamala' the Adi Shakti of Shri Dattatreya. This temple is built in red stone and is a wonderful example of local architecture. The annual Devi Panchratra Mahotsava is celebrated here with great enthusiasm.

The temple kitchen where food for thousands of devotees is prepared and served is popularly known as Bhandarkhana. There are three huge dining halls in this campus. Each hall can accommodate about 1500 devotees at a time. During the Datta jayanti Mahotsava more than a lakh devotees partake the bliss of Mahaprasad here. 500 to 1000 devotees avail the benefit of Nitya Annadan Seva every day all round the year. Food is served to all devotees free of cost irrespective of caste, creed or religion.

06-Other-TemplesOther Temples
Apart from the important temples mentioned above, Shri Kalagnirudra Hanuman Temple, Shri Shiv Panchyatan Temple, Shri Maruti Temple, Shri Khandoba Temple (situated on a hillock on the outskirts of the village) and the Veershaiva Math are other places of interest for the devout.

07-DargahDargah of Mahaboob Subahani
Shri Prabhu's muslim devotees regarded him as an incarnation of the great Sufi Saint Mahboob Subhani. Before entering Mahasamdhi Shri Prabhu himself built this dargah for the benefit of his Muslim devotees. Special prayers and qawalies are held here in the presence of His Holiness during Mahorram and Gyarahanvi Shareef.

The confluence of holy rivulets 'Guru Ganga' and 'Viraja' is popularly known as Sangam. The Samadhi of Shri Prabhu's mother Mata Baya Devi and brothers Shri Dada Maharaj and Shri Tatya Maharaj are situated here also situated here is the Samadhi of Shri Baba Saheb Maharaj (Son of Shri Marthand Prabhu) with a beautiful pond known as Narsimha Teertha, constructed in black granite in front of it.