Alandi is located on the banks of the Indrayani River, and is 25 kms away from Pune. Popularly known as Devachi Alandi (God's place) has samadhi and a temple of the Saint-poet Dynaeshwar. On every Kartika Ekadashi (eleventh day of the Hindu month of Kartik), a big festival is held at Alandi, when the Yatra (procession of pilgrims) reaches the town.
Mandir timings for Alandi are 6am to 2pm & 3pm to 10pm
Mandir is closed for darshan between 12:30pm & 2:30pm
Prasad served 12:30pm to 2:30pm and 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Mandir Address: Alandi, Taluka Khed, Pune District 412105
Mandir Office: (02135) 232209 / 232237 +91 91756 34510
The complex at Alandi consists of six temples of Jalaram Bapa, Ram Darbar, Radhakrishna, Santoshi Mataji, Shiva,Hanuman and Ganesh. One priest attends to prayers of all the deities.
Facilities at Alandi Mandir
96 self contained rooms & 4 dormitories for 25 persons each
Temple area of around 4000 sq feet
Medical OPD for 100 persons provided with free medicine & checkup
Mobile dispensary covering around 8 villages with free checkup & medicine
Free Cataract (eye) operation done for around 2500 patients every year
Free food for 300 needy people daily since the last 50 years
Free food for around 500 pilgrims daily, with dining space of 5000 sq feet overall including the dining hall and courtyard.
Gaushala at Alandi having around 200 cows with all facilities.
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Annakshetra is divided into two parts:
The first division of Annakshetra consists of one large dining hall equipped with tables and chairs. Clean utensils like Metal Plates and Metal bowls are also provided. This hall is utilized for the lunch and dinner for the devotees visiting the temple and also for the devotees residing in the complex. Fresh drinking water arrangement is made outside the dining hall for about 20 people to wash their hands and two coolers of fresh clean cool drinking water are also provided. The seating capacity of the dining hall is about 200 people.
The second division of Annakshetra consists of "Madhukari" (Ram Roti - Food for poor). Every day at 11:30am a full lunch of Rice, Daal, Vegetables, Roti / Puri and Sweet on Thursday and Sunday are served to about 300 to 500 needy people. A sheltered space is provided outside the dining hall for this purpose.