Kopargaon is a town and municipality located in the Ahmednagar district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Kopargaon is located about 14 kilometers (8.7 mi) from the holy town of Shirdi. Kopargaon Itself is also a holy place. The only temple of Daityaguru Shukracharya (Demons Guru) is located at Kopargaon. During that time a vidya called Sanjivani Viday was performed here to make alive to dead person. The main feature of this temple is any of the pooja, vidhi, marriage, Narayan-nag Bali poojan, Kal-sarpa poojan can be performed here without any muhurta, and with best effects as said in Hindu holy books. Datta Par located at the banks of river Godavari is mentioned in Guru Charitra of Sai Baba, the temple of Datta Guru was established with the hands of Sri Sai Baba himself in year around 1910-1915.
The prevailing climate in Kopargaon is known as a local steppe climate. During the year, there is little rainfall in Kopargaon. The climate here is classified as BSh by the Köppen-Geiger system. The average temperature in Kopargaon is 25.8 °C. The average annual rainfall is 493 mm.
In Ahmednagar district, Kopargaon railway station handles the maximum number of passengers due to Shirdi. Almost all trains have a halt here which doesn’t even halt at Ahmednagar station. Kopargaon left Belapur far behind in terms of rail services through the population of Kopargaon is slightly lower that Belapur (Shrirampur). One can get a train to any part of the country from Kopargaon station.
Place of interest
• Vishwatmak Jangli Maharaj Ashram
• Saidham Temple