Tuljabhavani Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Bhavani (Durga Or Parvati).It is located in Tuljapur in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra and is considered as one of the 51 Shakti Pithas. It is situated 45 km from Solapur .The temple was built in c. 12th century CE.
The second among the ‘Shaktipeeths’ is Tulja Bhavani of Tuljapur. It is the family deity of the Bhosale Royal family, the Yadavs and of countless numbers of families belonging to different castes. The great ruler & founder of the Maratha kingdom, Chhtrapati Shivaji Maharajvisited the temple as he was a prominent devotee of her, people believe that the Goddess gifted him a sword – ‘The Bhawani Talwar’ – to succeed in his expeditions.
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