A furious demon, Mahishasura, was harassing the gods. Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh created a pillar of the fireplace, that reworked itself into divinity Bhavani. within the battle that ensued, Bhavani Mata killed Mahishasura. The temple currently stands wherever the pinnacle of the demon is believed to own fallen.
This rare Chala moorti, or ‘moving idol’, isn't fastened in one place. Afzal Khan, Shivaji’s enemy, once attacked the temple. The legend goes that the divinity appeared within the pujari’s dream and warned him ahead, then the idol was shifted to a safer place, replaced with another and also the original was brought back when Afzal Khan’s rampage finished.
To the left of the doorway is a stone tank, the Kallol Tirth. Bathing in it before sunrise is claimed to disembarrass one amongst all diseases. At the Gomukh Tirth, a stone cow’s head from which the water flows. Equated with the river, massive crowds throng here. The Vishnu Tirth is on the northeastern aspect.
Gomukh Tirth is a famed waterfall within the region that features a height of concerning 6 feet. The water comes out of a stone structure that resembles the mouth of a cow.