How to reach Shegaon ?
  Shegaon is on the Mumbai CST - Nagpur - Howrah route by Railway. The closest township is Akola . Khamgaon is 20-25 minutes fom Shegaon and Hindustan Lever has put up its soap manufacturing plant here.
  It is a Class B railway station and some trains which stop at Shegaon are :
  1. Mum- Nagpur 1005-6 Vidharbha Express Arr Shegaon 6 am Dep 7.40 pm.
  2. Mum- Howrah 8001-8002 leaves and arrives 30 minutes after Vidarbha express.
  3. Mum- Howrah 8029-8030 leaves Kurla Terminus at 10 pm and reaches Shegaon approx at 10 am.
  4. Nagpur Sevagram express also halts at Shegaon.
  5. Kolhapur -Pune- Nagpur Maharashtra express is for passengers travelling from Pune and Kolhapur.
  6. Gitanjali express does not halt , but you can alight at Akola and take a bus / private vehicle to Shegaon and reach in 1 hourís time.
  There are also luxury buses and State Transport buses which leave from Dadar and Mumbai Central for Mumbai residents. Once you reach Shegaon - its a great feeling ! Buses, Autos, cycle rickshaws are plenty.
  There are a number of private hotels apart from the Sansthan run Bhakta Nivas , offering accomodation and Thursdays witness very heavy rush.
  Temperaturs in Summer can touch 40 Deg C upwards and the heat is scorching and dry. Winters are cold - Nov 15th to Jan 30th is winter and temperature could be 19 deg C. Adequate warm clothing is a must in winter.
  There are number of restaurants and eating out is not a problem.
  Thursday , Ram Navami, Magh Vadya Saptami ( seventh lunar day in Magh month) and Rishi Panchami ( one day after Ganesha Chaturthi) are important days in Shegaon. Every Tursday there is a procession and the entire Shegaon turns up for the palanquin darshan. Sansthan horses and Elephants , Champakali and Rajkumari are presently in service to the Lord. A movie on Sansthan activities is also filmed.
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