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Dhapewada Temple – Vithal Rukmini Mandir at Dhapewada near Nagpur

Dhapewada Temple is dedicated to Lord Vithoba and Rukmini and is situated at Dhapewada Town near Nagpur in Maharashtra. The Vithal Rukmini Mandir is located on the banks of Chandrabhaga River. The black murtis of Lord Vithal and Rukmini are found in the sanctum sanctorum. 

Dhapewada Town is known as the Pandharpur of Vidarbha region. The most famous temple dedicated to Lord Vithoba and Rukmini is located at Pandharpur.

The ancient temple is noted for its wall paintings – it has not been preserved properly. The walls and pillars are adorned with sculptures of Sri Krishna. The temple was built by Umaji Aba, Diwan to Raja Bajirao Bhonsle.

There are separate shrines of Pundalik and Hanumanji in the temple complex.

Dhapewada Town is located about 36 km from Nagpur.