Sunday, November 21, 2010

Hand Book – 2011
Hand Book 2011 is ready now. It will be dispatched by CHQ to branches shortly as per the indent made. The book is double in size containing various updated information. The cost of the book will be Rs.40/- which is fixed on below cost price. Branches are requested to rush their indent positively before 05.11.2010.
The Hand book 2011 is very useful for all members to use as daily ready reference on various service matters. All Divisional Secretaries are requested to provide a copy to all members. The cost Rs.40/- can be easily recovered from members afterwards. Once it is supplied, everyone will be satisfied and start refering to it as and when any question arises. Comrades, we all must respectfully respond to this great effort of our CHQ by publishing such useful handbook. I appeal to all divisional secretaries to place indent immediately and inform Circle Secretary as well as CHQ directly about number of copies required for their division.

ALANDI: Know about place of AIC

25 km from Pune
Main Attractions:
Samadhi of Sant Dnyaneshwar

Alandi city, near Pune, is mainly known for housing the samadhi of Sant Dnyaneshwar, a popular saint of Maharashtra. Dnyaneshwar spent a few years of his life at the Alandi city and inspired the whole of the state to worship Lord Panduranga. Pilgrims come to Alandi city to visit the temple of Sant Dnyaneshwar, where his samadhi is situated. The temple stands surrounded with natural beauty and the ghat behind the temple is especially very magnificent. Given below is more information on the Alandi city near Poona, India.Alandi city lies at a distance of 25 km to the east of Pune. One of the major attractions of the city is the Palakhi festival, celebrated in the month of Ashadh. Many people walk for 150 km, from Alandi to Pandharpur, to take part in this festival. Situated on the banks of Indrayani River, the city has a number of other attractions also. They include Muktai temple, Ram temple, Krishna Temple, Math of Swami Hariharendra, Vitthal-Rakhumai temple, etc.
Alandi( Samadhi of Sant Dnyaneshwar )
Sant Dnyaneshwar - a famous saint in Maharashtra - was born in Apegaon near Paithan. But Alandi is the place famous for his Samadhi. Sant Dnyaneshwar spent his short life here. He inspired the entire Maharashtra to worship Lord Panduranga. "Dnyaneshwari" - his famous manuscript (holy book) will always remind him.
Alandi is truly a pilgrim center. The Palakhi in the month of Ashadh is very popular and many people walk almost 150 kms. from Alandi to Pandharpur. Alandi is situated on the banks of river Indrayani and the ghat behind the samadhi temple is very beautiful. Samadhi temple is worth to see and creates a pleasant atmosphere. This temple was built in 1570. You can also see the famous wall in Alandi on which Dnyaneshwar sat and flew the wall to meet Changdev.
The other famous places in Alandi are Muktai temple, Ram temple, Krishna Temple, Math of Swami Hariharendra, Vitthal-Rakhumai temple and the famous wall.
Alandi - a clean and nice pilgrim center makes Pune district a landmark for the pilgrims in the country.
Photo Gallery

Alandi Ghat
Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Samadhi
Vitthal Rakhumai Temple
Alandi Ghat

Available (Hotels as well as Dharamshalas)
How to Go
Regular buses from Swargate, PMC and Pune Station
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Connecting Places
Dehu Chakan Vadhu - Tulapur