Out of all the temple’s you can find in Pune,
Dehu stands out at one of the biggest. Before you get into the temple you’ll
encounter the sculpture of the Saint Tukaram Maharaj.
The most reasons why tourists are still visiting
the spot is because it is said to have carved the statues of all it’s legends
“Gathas on the wall, lengends of
the Sant Tukaram.
It is a peaceful ritual to always read at least
three Gathas before you leave the temple. Dehu temple is in close proximity to
the edge of the Indrayani River.
There’s also a floating piece of work about the
Legends that you should not miss out on.
Dehu has always been a place to improve your
spiritual life, the Saint Tukaram was born here and the temple was built in
1723, widely known for its pilgrimage the temple is still in good shape even in
One thing that makes people troop into Dehu is
the fact that they render the palakhi (Palanquin) procession, mostly in the
month of ashadh.
This is the period of time people loved to sing a
song on the praises of the Saint Tukaram, hence a lot of Indwellers partake in
this as they are very committed and they cannot be severed from the saint
Ever since rocks have been built to honour is
memory. You will find a garden at the fort yard which was written and dedicated
also to Tukarams wife.