main temple is a grand specimen of exquisite architecture built with
a strong fort, vast court yards, minishrines and proches. The
garbhagriha contains two Swayambhu lingas - one for the Lord and the
other for Mhalsa His spouse and they are covered with silver masks.
Just above them lie the beautiful images of Lord Khandoba adorned
with weapons like Khanda - sword, Damaru, Trisula and bowl. The
minishrines also contain several images of great artistry. In the
other shrine lying on the same hill, but at a distance, similar
images are found and they are adored with great fervor, according to
Maharastrian customs, prominent being the offering of turmeric
powder to all male and female deities - a local tradition introduced
in commemoration of the advent of the Lord to this place. Many
Maharastrian traditions greet the visitors and they are worthy of
lies 6 km off Poona the metropolitan city, and the erstwhile capital
Maratta empire. It is a railhead enjoying all transport facilities.