Anand Sagar Project

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Shegaon, India

Anand Sagar Project Shegaon Reviews

mskadu mskadu
12 reviews
Apr 06, 2005
Anand Sagar is a garden project that is spread over 325 acres of land in Shegaon. It is one of the most beautiplaces places in this part of the country. It was built by the Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan (or trust) to add beauty and a tourist attraction to Shegaon. This place is about 15 minutes by Rickshaw from the town and requires about 3-4 full hours to see in its entirety. At the heart lies a peace hall which has been dedicated to the great saints of India. Here's what the official site says: It is spread on 325 acre of land. It has a huge water reservoir and spread over 55 acres of Land. The land beautifies by planting 50000 trees of different types. An artificial Island of size of 300' x 60' x 40' is created in the center of the Pond. A replica of Swami Vivekanand Center at KanyaKumari is created on the Island. The 60' x 40' hall as Dhyan Kendra was constructed and A statue of Swami Vivekanand of the size of 30'-35' was created and established. To reach there on the Island and pay homage to the great Swamiji the facility of "Nauka-nayan" (Boat service) was made available. To go there and sit at feet of Swami will give necessary "Manah Shanti" (mental peace) and satisfaction. Nature is the unpolluted creation of God almighty. Sadhus (saints) and sanyasis (ascetics) prefer nature. Tapaswis (saints) have their mind concentration and manah shanty (mental peace) in rich natural vanas. Sansthan plans to create such and isolated places which could give them feelings of rich jungles with small kuties to dwell in and water current here and there. So that such people can have unhindered sadhana with the Adhyatmic literature at hand. Mahaprasada also would be available there. It will be called Sadhana Sthali (the places of worship). To spread the preaching of Sant Shri Gajanan Maharaj a unique project of "Light and Sound " show highlighting important events and philosophy of life of Gajanan Maharaj was created. An amphitheatre of 1500 capacity was also developed for this purpose. A big Amphitheatre with the capacity of 3500 seats was created in this project. For organizing cultural activities, exhibitions, and functions. Besides, the above schemes the Sansthan has also create s an Amusement Park and Tourists center. There is no special arrangement in Vidarbha, Marathwada and Khandesh to attract and entertain the Tourists, Darshanarthies or Bhavik Bhaktas (followers). Hence, an amusement center on line of ESSEL WORLD or DISNEY LAND will be tried and constructed here. It will spread on 50 to 60 acres of Land. It will be called Anand Vihar. Amusement park will be place to enjoy and relax for persons of all ages with beautiful landscape spread over 60 acres of land. It will have different types of Restaurants with diverse Indian varieties of Food. Apart from entertainment, it will provide the glimpses of modern sciences and technology. And the entire project will be centered around a religious theme. Sansthan also plans to create and develop water games on international level. A smaller Lake on 15 acres of land will be developed for this water park. Children's Park will also be there it will have mini train, electronic museum, computer toys (electronic toys) and many other such Quite ambitious, i would say. This is all this and more. A must visit!
The gates of Anand Sagar.
Saints Gallery
Peace Center.
mskadu says:
Hi vickym10,

Thanks! Do add some pictures to your pilgrimage blog. It will make it more readable. Feel free to use some of mine (will credits and an optional link, of course).
Posted on: Jul 17, 2007
vickym10 says:
Having recently visited Anand Sagar and reading your blog it seems that I have visited the place again. I also recently visited Shegaon. You can see details of my trip at:
Posted on: Jun 22, 2007
ngg28 says:
Hi mayuresh, nice to c u here . I got inspired seeing your posts and snaps. Great .. it is lovely. Best wishes to u and Ash
Posted on: Aug 15, 2006
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