Temple – Kalaram Mandir
The Kalaram temple is an old Hindu sanctum committed to Lord Rama in the Panchavati space of Nashik City in Maharashtra, India. It is quite possibly the main Hindu place of worship around there. The temple gets its name from the sculpture of Lord Rama that is dark in shading. The strict interpretation of Kalaram implies dark Rama. The sanctum sanctorum additionally houses the sculptures of goddess Sita and Lakshman. A great many aficionados visit the temple consistently. The temple was subsidized by Sardar Rangarao Odhekar. It was worked around in 1792. It was said that Sardar Odhekar had a fantasy that the sculpture of Rama in a dark tone was available in the waterway Godavari. Odhekar took the sculptures from the stream and constructed the temple. Where sculptures were found was named Ramkund. The fundamental passage of the temple has Lord Hanuman icon which is dark. There is likewise an extremely old tree that has Lord Dattatreya's impression impressions set apart on a stone. Temple Story The first temple of Lord Rama was exceptionally old, which was assessed to worked around the seventh to eleventh century Rashtrakuta period. In any case, the relic of the icon of Rama features the way that it was over 2000 years of age. The first temple was annihilated by the Muslim rulers and stayed in a destroyed state. Be that as it may, during the main Islamic assault on the temple, the temple icon was tossed into the Godavari waterway by Brahmans to save the symbol of God. In 1788, the new temple was supported by Sardar Rangarao Odekar when he imagined the presence of the dark symbol of Lord Rama in the Godavari waterway. As per the old epic of the Ramayana, Lord Rama was shipped off oust for a very long time. After the 10th year of an outcast, Lord Rama, alongside Lakshmana and Sita, remained for more than two years on the northern bank of the Godavari close to Nashik. This spot is known as Panchavati. The temple assumed a significant part in the Dalit development in India. On 2 March 1930, B. R. Ambedkar organized a dissent outside the temple to permit Dalits into the temple.