Wadepuri in Annapurna Devi Temple
Nanded in Wadepuri is the most auspicious and precious place on the earth and also it is one of the oldest cities. It is perpetually and continuously in existence on the earth with many kinds of living beings from the origin it self. people especially visit Nanded from all over India and abroad to have darsan of lord Ratneshwari Devi and goddess Annapurna Devi.
ANNAPURNA DEVI - Annapurna Devi referred to as Bhavani Devi by people.
NANDED CITY :
Nanded is the district in Indian state of Maharashtra. It is known as an important holy place for the Sikh faith. Nanded was formerly known as Nanditat which is confirmed by the copper plate found at Vasim.
Nanded is one of the historical places in Maharashtra State. It is situated on north bank of Godavari river. It is famous for Sikh Gurudwaras. Nanded is a town of great antiquity. It is said that during the Puranic days, Pandavas travelled through Nanded district. Nandas ruled over Nanded through generations. Nanded also formed part of the Mauryan Empire during the reign of emperor Ashoka the great. Places to visit in the city are Gurudwara Hazur Sahib(Gurudwara Shikar Ghat Sahib), Sachkand and Other Gurudwaras, Nanded Fort, Kandhar Fort etc.
Nanded Fort in Nanded, is one of the most popular tourist attractions, in the state of Maharashtra, holding great historical significance. The fort, now in ruins, is bordered by Godavari River, and offers a highly picturesque view of the area. There are plenty of vast agricultural lands near the fort, lending an untouched look to it.
There are ample lodging options available nearby, which offer quality services, and do not hurt the pocket either. The Nanded Fort is a total delight for history buffs, architecture enthusiasts and photography fanatics.
LOCATION OF ANNAPURNA DEVI:
Annapurna Devi is located at Annapurna temple.the narrow lane or gali approaching the temple in knows as ratneshwari gali.Kindly refer ratneshwari temple for directions to reach place. Devotess worship this deity as one form of durga in the NAV Durga yatra during Navratri falling in September – October, This deity is called as mahagauri Durga and is worshipped on the 8th day of the Navratri.
TYPES OF POOJA:
The place of worship is open from 04:00 am to 10:00 p.m Aarties are conducted early morning 12:00 noon & 08:30 & 10:00 p.m ,There is also annadanam daily at the temple premises in the afternoon where devotees can get free food,