Eternal Friend: Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj of Akkalkot by Mukund M. Hanumante
Akkalkot Niwasi Shree Swami Samarth Maharaj
This child was the incarnation of Lord Dattatreya and came to be known as the great sage Shrimad Nrusimha Saraswati. Pleased with his rigorous tapasya [penance], a learned ascetic named Shree Krishna Saraswati Swami, initiated him into Sanyasashram Ascetism and gave him the name, Shrimad Nrusimha Saraswati. His disciples prepared a floating seat of flowers for him on which he sailed against the current of the river Patalganga and disappeared. He performed rigorous tapasya [penance] on the Shree Shail mountain in the Kardali forests for nearly years. After this he took an extensive pilgrimage, covering even places, now known as Jawa, Sumatra, Indonesia, China, Japan, Australia etc. Finally, he came to the ranges of Himalayas where he enlightened many devotees. Later he sat under a Deodar tree for tapasya [penance].
I was so surprised to see the development around the temple that just made me so proud of the Nice peaceful temple of swami samarth God I was so surprised to see the development around the temple that just made me so proud of the people who maintain the surroundings.. Went to the room counter which are named Stayed in very good home residence, trimurty Datta home residence. Owner did puja and food service. His name Datta P Pujari pH.
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His existence in physical form is dated to the nineteenth century AD. Sri Swami Samarth traveled all over the country and eventually set his abode at Akkalkot village in Maharashtra , India. He stayed in Akkalkot for close to twenty-two years. Once, when a devotee posed him a question about his life, Sri Swami Samarth indicated that he originated from the Banyan tree Vata-Vriksha. On another occasion Swami Samarth said that his name was Nrusimha Bhan and that he was from Kardalivan near Srisailam. Sri Swami Samarth is considered as the fourth in actual considering only body, it is third incarnation of Shree Dattatreya. The popular and accepted belief is that he is the reincarnation of Shree Narasimha Saraswati.
I was so surprised to see the development around the temple that just made me so proud of the Nice peaceful temple of swami samarth God I hd been to akkalkot jst a few days ago. Frm solapur it takes 1. We wer very tired therefore we directly went to bhakta niwas. Bt der was a lot of traffic on the approach road and due to terrible heat we wer frustrated.
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