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Sant Mahipati Maharaj Punyatithi at Taharabad near Rahuri in Ahmednagar District

Sant Mahipati Maharaj Punyatithi is annually observed in Shravan month. It is the death anniversary of Mahipati Maharaj, who wrote biographies of prominent Hindu saints in Maharashtra. Sant Mahipati Maharaj Punyatithi 2024 date is August 30.

The day is of great importance at Taharabad near Rahuri in Ahmednagar District. A memorial and temple dedicated to the saint is located here. One can have glimpse of the padukas of the saint here.

Sant Mahipati Maharaj (1715 - 1790) literary works on the lives of Varkari saints are considered most authoritative.

The punyatithi is annually observed on Shravan Krishna Paksha Dwadasi Tithi or the 12th day during the waning phase of moon as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.