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Nevasa is ancient spiritual town on the banks of river Pravara. Nevasa is mainly famous for the ancient Mohiniraj temple and the Pais Khamb where Dnyaneshwari (Bhavarthdipika) was written by Saint Dnyaneshwar in 12th century. There was a temple of Karaveereswar, Saint Dnyaneshwar wrote the holy book Dnyaneshwari in this temple. Saint Dnyaneshwar wrote Dnyaneshwari sitting attached to The Pillar - Pais Khamb. The Pais Khamb is at the same place where it was and a temple is constructed around it. Mohiniraj temple, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. According to a legend when the sea was churned to get nectar, Lord Vishnu appeared in the form of Mohini to distract the demons and deprive them of nectar. The demons stared at Mohini while Lord Vishnu distributed nectar to the gods. The Rahu and Ketu tried to get the amruth and Lord Vishnu beheaded Rahu at this place. The Mohiniraj is the family deity of many houses in Maharashtra. The new structure of this temple was constructed in 1773 by Gangadhar Yashwant Chandrachude. The 75 feet tall temple is decorated all over with ornamental work.
Tourist Attractions
Saint Dnyaneshwar Mandir - Pais Khamb,  Mohiniraj Mandir
Getting There
Nearest Railway Station : Belapur 35 km / Aurangabad 60 km          Nearest Airport : Aurangabad 60 km
Nearby Cities :
Shrirampur 30 km, Ahmednagar 60 km
Nearby Tourist Places
Datta Mandir Devgad 9 km, Pravara Samgam 14 km, Shani Shinganapur 26 km, Shirdi 65 km, Paithan 67 km

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