Remembering 'Bhule'-shwar Temple's history

Monday, 21 August 2017

Bhuleshwar, Hindu temple of Lord Shiva, is one of the most unique architectural creations from the history. It reminds the viewers of the Islamic style of architecture. Situated on around 45 kilometers from Pun, on the Solapur Highway near Yawat, the temple is said to be built in the 13th century. The reason for the Islamic architecture is said to be done to protect the temple from being destroyed by invaders.

Bhuleshwar, Hindu temple of Lord Shiva, is one of the most unique architectural creations from the history. It reminds the viewers of the Islamic style of architecture. Situated on around 45 kilometers from Pun, on the Solapur Highway near Yawat, the temple is said to be built in the 13th century. The reason for the Islamic architecture is said to be done to protect the temple from being destroyed by invaders.

Bhuleshwar has a mythological and historical significance. The temple also has an idol of Lord Ganesha in female form. It is popular as Ganeshwari or Ganeshyani. There are classical carvings on the walls of the temple, some of which presented below in the picture gallery are clicked by Vaibhav Thombare.