January 12, 2024Republic Lifestyle Desk

Kalaram Temple In Nashik: Interesting Facts About The Shrine You Must Know

PM Modi paid a visit to the historic Kalaram Temple located in the Panchvati area of Nashik. The temple is famous for its black idol of Lord Rama.

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It is said that the idol of Rama was thrown into Godavari by Tamil Brahmins to save it from Turkish invasion.

Source: Nashik District

The idol of the temple was recovered from Godavari river after Sardar Rangarao Odhekar dreamt of it in his sleep.

Source: Nashik district

According to ancient tales, this is the place in Panchwati where Lord Ram, along with Lakshman and Sita rested while in exile.

Source: Nashik district

Dr. BR Ambedkar started his Kalaram Mandir satyagraha from this temple to allow Dalits entry into temples.

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