Akkalkot

HOME TO SHRI SWAMI SAMARTH MAHARAJ, A 19TH CENTURY SAINT

AKKALKOT

Akkalkot is a short drive away from Solapur and near the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka. It is a place of religious significance as it is the home of Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj, a 19th century saint believed to be an incarnation of God Dattatreya. Akkalkot is famous for the ancient Vedic ritual of Agnihotra. It attracts pilgrims from across India round the year.

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