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Kharsundi – About Hindu God Kharsundi

Kharsundi is a local deity worshipped mainly in Maharashtra. He is also known as Siddhanath and is a manifestation of Hindu God Shiva. He is a deity who protects village and its wealth. Therefore, he is also counted among Kshetrapal or protective deities.

There are numerous shrines dedicated to Kharsundi in Maharashtra.

He is also the family deity of some communities in the region.

Kharsundi has two consorts - Goddess Jogeshwari and Goddess Zakabai.

It must be noted here that the number of consorts vary from region to region.

The most important shrine dedicated to deity is located in Sangli District.