Dehu Temple Overview

Ranked 9 of 410 sightseeing in Pune

Dehu is an ancient town located at the shore of the Indravati River. Famed as the birth place of the poet Saint Tukaram, the town is a popular pilgrimage destination near Pune. The poet Saint Tukaram is the most revered ancient poet in Maharashtra. His work ‘Abhang Gatha’ is an extremely popular literary work in Marathi. Nearby Dehu lies the place where Saint Tukaram attained Moksha (salvation).

A garden dedicated to the memory of his wife and a rock famed due to Tukaram’s 13 day fast in standing are highlights of the town. Built by the youngest son of Tukaram, Dehu Temple is the prominent attraction of the town. Assumed to be built during the 18th century, this temple has Lord Pandurang as its presiding deity. A religious attraction in Dehu is the temple dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, established by Ayyappa Seva Sangam.
 

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
6:00 AM -10:00 PM
Saturday:
6:00 AM -10:00 PM
Sunday:
6:00 AM -10:00 PM
Public Holidays:
6:00 AM -10:00 PM
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Er. rahul

Er. rahul4.3/5

184 reviews

Dehu temple

Dehu Gatha temple is one of the largest temples and is located near Pune. At the entrance of the temple lies the statue of Sant Tukaram Maharaj. What attracts people the most are the carvings of all Gathas of Sant Tukaram on the walls of the temple which are very easy to read. It is said that one must read at least 3 Gathas on visiting the temple. The temple is located on Indrayani River's bank. Also, there is a place on the river where these Gathas floats which should not be missed out.

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Er. rahul

Er. rahul4.3/5

184 reviews

Dehu temple

Dehu Gatha temple is one of the largest temples and is located near Pune. At the entrance of the temple lies the statue of Sant Tukaram Maharaj. What attracts people the most are the carvings of all Gathas of Sant Tukaram on the walls of the temple which are very easy to read. It is said that one must read at least 3 Gathas on visiting the temple. The temple is located on Indrayani River's bank. Also, there is a place on the river where these Gathas floats which should not be missed out.

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Shiva Ukali

Shiva Ukali3.6/5

84 reviews

Religious Tukaram mandir

This divine place is a samadhi of maharashtrian saint Tukaram. He was lived here for his whole life. He always praised to Lord Vitthala. At the end of his life he went into the 'pushpak viman'(a imaginary flower plane).He was great saint in his century.The devotees called 'varkari' comes here and praise Tukaram maharaj.This is very religious place with river surrounded it.Everyone should visit here.

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Yogendra Jorgewad

Yogendra Jorgewad5.0/5

4 reviews

A religious pleasant experience of Dehu

One can see a true religious sight at Dehu. It has a river which is a nice spot to see. One can reside here easily and it has various facilities. One can purchase too many things from here at an affordable price.

Avinash Sharma

Avinash Sharma5.0/5

4 reviews

The legend of this temple goes to Swami Tuka Ram

This temple is very nice. The distance of this temple from Pune Railway Station is around 25 kms and from Pune Airport is 22 kms. The legend of this temple goes to Swami Tuka Ram.

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Dehu temple, Pune