This place is located in the Indian state of Maharashtra in the district of Ahmednagar. Its distance from Ahmednagar is nearly about 35kms. The place is famous for a temple dedicated to Lord Shani, who is considered as a personification of Saturn the planet
There are huge numbers of people who offer their prayers in this temple all over the world. There is an overwhelming statue of the deity in the temple made from black stone. The statue of the deity is placed in the open air on a simple base platform. Small images hanuman and Lord Shiva are also present in the temple.
There are nearly thirty to forty thousand visitors in the temple everyday who offer their prayers to Lord Shani. Unlike most other religious centers in India the devotees who come here can offer their pujas and rituals on their own. This place has an aspect that is very unique in itself. None of the houses in this place have doors but only the frame structure. The people of the village believe that no crime can ever occur in this village because of the benediction of Lord Shani in this place. And there is a near zero rate of crime in this region as well.