Satidham Temple in Amravati
Satidham Temple is one of the divine temples of Maharashtra. Built on 10th July 1975 the temple complex is located at Rallies Plot, which is almost at the heart of Amravati central town. This beautiful temple was founded by Madhusudan Shivchandrai Jhunjhunwala and is a work of art. The walls are decorated with colourful paintings which depict the stories from Puranas, Ramayana and Mahabharata. The temple complex consists of three separate temple domes and resembles like the Raths of Jagannath Mandir.
The presiding deity of this temple is Rani Sati Dadiji, whose idol is made up of various precious metals with two big gleaming eyes. All the figurines of Gods and Goddesses are richly decorated with silk dresses and ornaments.
Hundreds of devotees visit the Satidham Temple every year. Shree Ranisati Basant Mahotsav is the main occasion celebrated with thousands of devotees visiting from various parts of India. Tourists can enjoy fairs held during that time and eat free “bhog” given by the temple administration. The temple also celebrates various other special occasions every year like the Bhadva Badi Mahotsav, Mahashivratri, Shri Krishna Janmashtmi, Fagan Mahotsav, Ram Navami Mahotsav, Kartik Ekadasi Mahotsav and Masir Badi Mahotsav. Janmashtami is when a special annual fair is observed around the temple complex with innumerable devotees attending.