Sri Kshetra Gangapur23 April, 2016
Sri Kshetra Gangapur, One of the most famous Dattatreya Peethas, is associated with Sri Narasimha Sarasvati Swami, an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. It stands on the bank of the river Bhima in Afzalpur taluka in Gulbarga district of Karnataka. This Nirguna Math is adorned with the Nirguna Padukas. The water of the rivers Bhima and Amaraja, especially at the spot of their confluence, are considered extremely holy and called as ” Bhima-Amarja Sangam.
Shreeguru has been blessing his devotees with his divine acts on countless occasions. The aspirations of Datta devotees who worship him at Ganagapur ksehtra with true love, faith and dedication will be fulfilled. The miraculous experiences of such will ever remain hidden in the devotees own hearts. This is true even today also and devotees are getting experiences of Lord Datta’s present at Ganagapur kshetra. Mentally retarded people, the people who are suffering from chronic deceases are coming to this place and getting cured from their sad feelings. The trouble of spirits and ghosts vanishes and one can get peace of mind with the darshan of Swamy padukas at this kshetra.
There are eight teerthas along the banks of Bhima River from Sangam to Kalleshwar, those are First is Bhima Amarja Sangam Shatakula Teerth teertha- It is like Triveni Sangam of Prayaga and Bath in this teertha Prevents Diseases and Untimely Death Near the Aswatha Tree is Narasimha Teertha – Bath in this Teerth and then worshipping Sangameshwara is like Worshipping Shrishailya Mallikarjuna and this fulfills ones Wishes Northwards is Bhagirathi teertha- Bath in this Teerth is as holy as Bath in Manikarnika Kund at Kashi Eastwards to it is the PapaVinasini Teertha – Bath in this Teerth Destroys all the Sins Eastwards to it is the Koti Teertha – Bath in this Teerth is like taking bath in all the Teerth of Jambu Dweepa Eastwards to it is Rudrapada Teertha – Bath in this teerth is equivalent to a Bath in Gaya Eastward to it is Chakrashwar Teertha –Bath in this teerth is Even More Holy than the Bath in Dwaraka And Manmatha teertha at Kalleshwara – Bath in this Teerth and then worshipping Kalleshwara is like taking bath in Gokarna Teerth and worshipping Mahabaleshwara.