Shegaon has acquired fame as a pilgrimage center because Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj lived there. Hindus consider Gajanan Maharaj a saint with miraculous powers. The origins of Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj are untraceable in history.
Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj took “Samadhi” at Shegaon. Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj Temple is built on the Samadhi of Gajanan Maharaj at Shegaon.
Sant Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan is the biggest temple trust in the Vidarbha region and is so called as “Pandharpur of Vidarbha”. It attracts pilgrims from all over Maharashtra.
Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj Temple Shegaon
The Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan (Institution) Temple Trust runs the day to day affairs of the Temple; is headed by the Managing Trustees who normally come from the line of Patil’s. The trust runs many services in the spiritual, religious, medical and educational fields. In particular, it runs Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College of Engineering a famous Engineering College in Vidarbha region.
Distance from Nagpur : 300 Km