Mandhardevi Kalubai temple is close to Wai. placed on a hill four,650 feet on top of sea level, the temple, some twenty kilometers from Satara, overlooks the picturesque Purandhar fort. The temple is in style among Hindus who undertake the annual Kalubai Jatra journeying over a ten-day amount each January.
A lot of individuals were thronging to hunt blessings of the Kalshibai additionally referred to as Kalubai. For senior voters, they permit you to require the vehicle right up to the entry of the temple. Younger members are expected to use the stairs of around 80-100 steps. There wasn't a lot of a crowd once we went and that we got a decent darshan of the Devi. there's an annual pilgrim's journey here within the month of January once it gets terribly huddled.
The temple is found twenty-two kilometer north of Wai and concerning identical distance from the city of Bhor, within the district of Satara in Maharashtra state. there's an honest superhighway connecting Wai to Bhor and one needs to take a right occur an unsmooth road, referred to as the Mandhardevi steps, and draw near concerning three kilometers to achieve the top temple. The views of the encircling areas of Wai, Mahabaleshwar, and Panchgani are value going for. One may see the Purandar Fort and also the Krishna stream.
The temple is colorful and bright paint. it's enclosed by outlets wherever one should purchase offerings for the divinity. there's a giant open area for parking behind the temple. One needs to pay entry charges (per person) and separate charges for parking. Public washrooms are offered though they're not terribly clean. There are some restaurants close however it's higher to hold your own food and water.