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Jalna district is approximately situated at the center part of Maharashtra state of Republic of India and in northern direction of Marathwada region. Specifically district lays between. Jalna was formerly a part of Nizam State and after the Marathwada Mukti Sangram, became part of India, as a tahsil of Aurangabad district.. Jalna district is well known for its hybrid seed industries, steel re-rolling mills, Bidi industry & Agro based industries like Dal mill. The district is also known for the highest production of Sweet Lemon (Mosambi) in the state. The peoples of Jalna district played an important role in the Marathwada Mukti Sangram, in which Shri. Janardan Mama Nagapurkar of Jalna laid down his life for motherland. The district forms the eastern part of Marathwada region of Maharashtra and is bordered by Aurangabad district in the west,
Tourism in Jalna district is all about visiting the various temples located in the district dedicated to different gods and goddesses. Apart from the temples, a Kali Masjid also features among the many places of pilgrimage tourism in Jalna district. Pilgrimage tourism in Jalna district involves visiting the various temples situated here. A number of these temples are ancient constructs, such as the 300 year old Shree Jagdamba Devi at Matha, or the 250- year old Anandi Swami Temple. The temples are visited by a number of devotees from near and far, and they are dedicated to a number of different Gods and Goddesses.
By Air: The nearest airport is at Aurangabad from 90 kms
By Rail: The Nearest Jalna Railway Station
By Road: There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Jalna.
Shree Ganesh Of Rajur : The GANESH temple of Rajur is situated in north 25 k.m. away from JALNA city. On every Chathurthi lots of pilgrims comes to pray the deity. A largely attended fair is held at the temple on Angarika Chaturthi. The Rajur is considered as one of the complete PITH of Lord Ganesh in Ganesh Puran. Other PITH are at Morgaon, Chinchwad (Pune). The remaining HALF PITH is Padmalaya. The temple is under the renovation and it is in completion stage.
The Matsyodari devi Temple of Ambad : The Matsyodari devi Temple of Ambad situated in south 21 k.m. away from Jalna city. Matsyodari, so called because the temple is on the hill which resembles the shape of a fish (matsya). It is believed to be one of the oldest temples in the region. A largely attended annual fair is held at the temple in October, in Navratra.
Jamb Samartha , Ghansawangi : Jamb Samarth, the place where the Sant Ramdas swami born. This place is in Ghansavangi tahsil of Jalna district. The Samartha Ramdas was born on Chaitra Shukla Navami Shake 1530 (as per hindu Calender) at 12 P.M., exactly on the time of Ram Janma (Lord Rama's birth) as the younger son of Suryajipant Thosar Kulkarni and Ranubai. His actual name was 'Narayan'. The Elder brother of Sant Ramdas swami was Gangadhar but he is known as 'Shreshtha' or 'Rami Ramdas'. He was born on Margashirsha Vadhya Trayodashi Shake 1527.A largely attended annual fair helds at the Ram temple On Ram Navami. This Ram temple is situated in Sant Ramdas swami's home. The Samrtha temple is built in the meory of Sant Ramdas swami. This temple is managed bya trust which was registered in 1943 by Nanasaheb Dev. The trust comprises 55 members and 11 trusties. Now this trust has its onw land of 240 Hector.
The facility of lodging bording is available by trust. This building is built in the donation received by Mother queen Holkar of Indore in the memory of Shri Devi Ahilyabai Holkar.
Jalicha Dev (Shri Chakradhar swami) Jaidevwadi : 'Jalicha Dev' is the most important holy place for the Mahanubhav Panth people. It is belived that Shri Chakradhar Swami resided here for some time. It is in the Bhokardan Tahsil on north side.
Moti Baag, Jalna : The Sambhaji Udyan of Nagar Parishad popular by 'Moti Bag' is one of the attaction of the Jalna city. It is having a Beautiful Garden with green grass & colourful flowers, Play articles & Mini Train for the Childrens, a Beautiful Beach on the of Moti Talav and the Colourful Music Karanje are the main attactions of the garden.
Guru Ganesh Bhavan At Jalna : Guru Ganesh Bhavan is an important holy place of Jain peoples in the Jalna city. Guru Ganesh is also knwon as Karnatak Kesari. The jain trust 'Shri Vardhaman Sthankwasi Jain Shravak Sangh' is looking after the development of this holy place.This trust is also running institutions viz. schools, school for blinds, library and Gaushala. The Guashala is largest one in whole Marathwada region.
Shree Jagdamba Devi, Mantha : Shri Jagdamba temple of Matha Situated in North 2 k.m.on hill sport from Mantha City. It is 300 year old Temple. Many people come for Darshan specially on Tuesday. A Largely attended annual fair is held at the temple in NAVRATRA & CHAITRA PORNIMA
Mazar -E -Moulaya Nooruddin Saheb Dargah Sharif : The Mausoleum of Moulai Nuruddin named MAZAR-E-MOULAYA is at At Dongaon Tq.Ambad. Moulai Nuruddin was the a "Wali al-Hind" (representative/caretaker for India) of Dawoodi Bohra dawat, was designated by the Da'i, the center of Yemen to run the dawat in India. Moulai Nuruddin went to Cairo, Egypt, to learn, and went to India in 467 AH. and went to the Deccan. He died on Jumadi al-Ula 11 at Dongaon Tq.Ambad, Dist.Jalna.
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