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Number of Palkis Participating in Pandharpur Yatra

Palkis, or Palanquins, are the indispensable part of Pandarpur Yatra. Footprints or Sandals of saints of a particular region are carried in the Palki. There is no exact count regarding the number of palkis taking place in the annual Pandarpur Yatra from Dehu and Alandi in Pune to Pandharpur. The most important palkis are those of Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj from Alandi and Sant Tukaram Maharaj from Dehu.

Here are some of the important Palkis that undertake Pandarpur Yatra:

Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj from Alandi near Pune.

Sant Tukaram Maharaj from Dehu.

Muktabai from Mehun near Bhusawal in Jalgaon District

Nrusimha-Saraswati from Mehkar in Buldhana District

Swarupananda from Dhanegaon in District Buldhana

Seshanarayana from Amaravati

Shankara Maharaj from Mahuli in Amravati District

Rukmini;s Palki from Kondapur

Bhuteshwara from Nagpur

Ekanatha Palki from Marathwada

Jnanobha Maharaj from Tuljapur

Nivruttinath from Trimbakeshwar near Nashik

Sopandev from Saswad near Pune

Lakshmi Narayana from Saswad.