Sri Manik Prabhu temple is located in a small village called Maniknagar in a taluk town known as Humnabad, Bidar, Karnataka, Manik Prabhu temple is dedicated to a great ascetic. On the outskirts of Humnabad is the Manik Prabhu temple, about a kilometer from this taluk town.
Manik Nagar Sri Manikprabhu Timings: 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Manik Nagar Manikprabhu Schedule:
06:00 Suprabhat Seva
09:00 Abhishek & Pooja
12:30 Madhukari Bhiksha & Aarati
13:00 Maha Prasad
16:00 Aarati (on Thursday & Saturday)
20:00 Bhajan & Pradosha Pooja
Manik Prabhu Samsthan Legend and Stories:
Shri Manik Prabhu Maharaj was a great saint and is believed to be the fourth incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. He was born in 1817 and attained Samadhi in 1865. The saint to this date commands a lot of devotees who have faith and trust in him.
Shri Manik Prabhu Maharaj’s contemporaries were Shri Sai Baba of Shirdi, Shri Gondavalekar Maharaj and Shri Akkalkot Swami Maharaj. They often met him and discussed matters of spiritual and intellectual wisdom. The ascetic is hailed as Haktakarya Kalpadruma. His name is also associated with the first war of Indian independence during the Sepoy Mutiny in 1857. The saint is renowned for his mystic powers through which he eradicated the pain and sufferings of many devotees who came to seek his blessings and advice. The saint stressed on the importance of following the path of Bhakti. Shri Manik Prabhu Maharaj has innumerable poetic contributions which are all dedicated to the Lord Brahma. The saint was given the title of Sakalamatacharya as all communities revered and respected him. Shri Manik Prabhu Maharaj founded a new school of thought which stressed on equality overall diversities of faith, persuasions and religion.
Sri Manik Prabhu Samsthan Parampara:
- Shri Manik Prabhu Maharaj
- Shri Manohar Prabhu Maharaj
- Shri Martand Prabhu Maharaj
- Shri Shankar Prabhu Maharaj
- Shri Siddharaj Prabhu Maharaj
- Shri Dnyanraj Prabhu Maharaj
How to reach Manik Prabhu Samsthan:
The nearest airport is located in Hyderabad
The nearest railhead is at Gulbarga. Major trains running between Mumbai–Chennai, Mumbai–Hyderabad, Mumbai–Bangalore and New Delhi–Bangalore halt at Gulbarga.
On the intersection of Bidar-Bangalore state highway and Pune-Hyderabad NH 9, the taluk of Humnabad is situated. One can reach Humnabad by road through Pune (385 km), Hyderabad (160 km), Sholapur (143 km) or Gulbarga (65 km).
Things to see at Manik Prabhu Samsthan:
Madhumati Shyamala Temple
Dargah of Mehboob Subhani
Manik Prabhu Samsthan Festivals:
Datta Jayanti Mahotsava
Vedant Saptah Mahotsava
Shravan Maas Mahotsava
Devi Pancharatra Mahotsava
Guru Aaradhana Mahotsava
Manik Pournima Parva
Punyatithi of Shri Babasaheb Maharaj
Ganesh Utsava for 11 days
Manik Nagar Sri Manik Prabhu Mandir Donation:
Manik Nagar Sri Manik Prabhu Mandir Address:
Shri Manik Prabhu Samsthan,
Karnataka – 585353.