Jarandeshwar mountain is situated in Satara District, Maharashtra, India. Jarandeshwar is about 3000 feet above sea level. Jarandeshwar trail is famous for "Jarandeshwar Temple", and because of this temple, the mountain on which the temple situated known as Jarandeshwar mountain. The temple is located on one of the seven mountains in Satara. Jarandeshwar Offers an astonishing view from the hilltop, a fantastic combination of history and serene.
How to reach Jarandeshwar
The mountain and the trek conclude the best outings in the Satara district. The mesmerizing view and peace around make one feel relaxed after a heavy load week. River Krishna flows towards the west side of the mountain. The mountain has a significant and exciting history. This Jarandeshwar mountain has a reason behind its name.
History: The Maruti temple on the top of the mountain is very precious because of its myth. It is said that during the fight between Lord Ram and Ravan in Ramayana Lord Lakshman was injured. To cure Lakshman, the priest had said only Sanjeevni (medical plant) could heal him, and Hanuman was sent to bring that plant. While returning Hanuman bought the whole Dronagiri mountain with him, and it is said that one small part of the hill fell on this place. That small piece is known as Jarandeshwar Mountain. Hence Hanuman temple was built, and people worship this temple known was Jarandeshwar temple.
Within the temple, one might find numerous pictures, sculptures, idols of god and goddess. A Shivling is also present inside the temple on the mountain. This Hanuman temple is the first temple of the twelve temples built by Sant Ramdas under the reign of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Another temple is present exactly behind this temple. This temple is known as "Ramchandra Temple".
Many ancient remnants are still present on the mountain. Every Saturday, many visitors visit and worship this temple. They worship this temple on special occasions like "Ramnavi" and "Hanuman Jayanti". These festivals are celebrated on a significant basis. The mountain is the best place for one to enjoy peace.