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Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar


Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar

It was the speciality of Holkar family that they did not use public funds to meet their personal and family expenses. They had their personal funds accruing from their private properties. Devi Ahilya inherited a personal fund which at that time was estimated to be around sixteen crore rupees. Ahilyabai used her personal funds for all her charitable works.

Her works throughout India:

Alampur (MP) � Harihareshwar, Batuk, Malharimarthand, Surya, Renuka, Ram Hanuman Temples, Shriram Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Maruti Temple, Narsinh Temple, Khanderao Martand Temple, Memorial of Malharrao (I)

Amarkanthak- Shri Vishweshwar Temple, Kotithirth Temple, Gomukhi Temple, Dharamshala, Vansh Kund

Amba Gaon � Lamps for temple

Anand Kanan � Vishweshwar Temple

Ayodhya (U.P)� Built Shri Ram Temple, Shri Treta Ram Temple, Shri Bhairav Temple, Nageshwar/Siddhnath Temple, Sharayu Ghat, well, Swargadwari Mohatajkhana, Dharamshalas

Badrinath Temple (UP) � Shri Kedareshwar and Hari Temples, Dharamshalas (Rangdachati, Bidarchati, Vyasganga, Tanganath, Pawali), Manu kunds (Gaurkund, Kundachatri), Garden and Warm Water Kund at Dev Prayag, Pastoral land for cows

Beed � Jirnnodhar of a Ghat.

Belur (Karnataka) � Ganpati, Pandurang, Jaleshwar,
Khandoba, Tirthraj and Fire temples, Kund

Bhanpura � Nine Temples and Dharmashala

Bharatpur � Temple, Dharmashala, Kund

Bhimashankar � Garibkhana

Bhusawal � Changadev Temple

Bitthur � Bhramaghat

Burhanpur (MP) � Raj Ghat, Ram Ghat, Kund

Chandwad Waphegaon � Vishnu Temple and Renuka Temple

Chaundi � Chaudeshwaridevi Temple, Sineshwar Mahadev temple,

Ahilyeshwar Temple, Dharamshala, Ghat,

Chitrakoot � Pranpratishta of Shri Ramchandra

Cikhalda � Annakshetra

Dwarka(Gujrath) � Mohatajkhana, Pooja House and gave some villages to priest

Ellora �Grishneshwar Temple of Red Stone

Gangotri � Vishwanath, Kedarnath, Annapurna, Bhairav

Temples, many Dharmashalas

Gaya (Bihar) � Vishnupad Temple

Gokarn � Rewaleshwar Mahadev temple, Holkar wada, Garden and Garibkhana

Gruneshwar (Verul) � Shivalaya Tirth

Handiya � Siddhanath Temple, ghat and dharmashala

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) � Kushawarth Ghat and a Huge Dharmashala

Hrishikesh � Many temples, Shrinathji and Govardhan ram temples

Indore � Many Temples and ghats

Jagannath Puri (Orrisa) � Shri Ramchandra Temple, Dharmashala and Garden

Jalgaon � Ram Mandir

Jamghat � Bhumi dwar

Jamvgaon � Donated for Ramdas swami Math

Jejuri � Malhargautameshwar, Vitthal, Martand Temple, Janai Mahadev and Malhar lakes

Karmanasini River � Bridge

Kashi (Benaras) � Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Shri Tarakeshwar, Shri Gangaji, Ahilya Dwarkeshwar, Gautameshwar, Many Mahadev Temples, Temple Ghats, Manikarnika Ghat, Dashaaswamegh Ghat, Janana Ghat, Ahilya Ghat, UttarKashi Dharmashala, Rameshwar Panchkoshi Dharmashala, Kapila Dhara Dharmashala, Shitala Ghat

Kedarnath � Dharmashala and Kund

Kolhapur � Facilities for temple pooja

Kumher � Well and Memorial of Prince Khanderao

Kurukshetra (Haryana) � Shiv Shantanu Mahadev Temple,
Panchkund Ghat, Laxmikund Ghat

Maheshwar � Hundreds of temples, ghats, dharmashalas and houses

Mamaleshwar Mahadev Himachal Pradesh � Lamps

Manasa Devi � Seven temples

Mandaleshwar � Shiv Temple Ghat

Miri (Ahmednagar) � Bhairav Temple in 1780

Naimabar(MP) � Temple

Nandurbar[1] � Temple, Well

Nathdwara � Ahilya Kund, Temple, Well

Neelkantha Mahadev � Shivalaya and Gomukh

Nemisharanya(UP) � Mahadev Madi, Nimsar Dharmashala, Go-ghat, Cakrithirth kund

Nimgaon (Nashik) � Well

Omkareshwar (MP) � Mamaleshwar Mahadev, Amaleshwar, Trambakeshwar Temples (Jirnnodhar), Gauri Somnath Temple, Dharmashalas, Wells

Ozar (Ahmednagar) � 2 wells and kund

Panchawati, Nasik � Shri Ram Temple, Gora Mahadev temple, Dharmashala, Vishweshwar Temple, Ramghat, Dharmashala

Pandharpur (Maharashtra) � Shri Ram Temple, Tulsibag, Holkar wada, Sabha Mandap, Dharmashala and gave silver utensil for the temple,Well-Which known by Bagirao well.

Pimplas(Nashik) � well

Prayag (Allahabad UP) � Vishnu Temple, Dharmashala, Garden, Ghat, Palace

Pune � Ghat

Puntambe (Maharashtra) � Ghat on Godavari river

Pushkar � Ganpati Temple, Dharmashala, Garden

Rameshwar (TN) � Hanuman Temple, Shri Radha Krishna Temple, Dharmashala, Well, Garden etc.

Rampura � Four Temples, Dharmashala and houses

Raver � Keshav Kund

Sakargaon � well

Sambhal � Laxmi Narayan Temple and two wells

Sangamner � Ram Temple

Saptashrungi � Dharmashala

Sardhana Meerut � Chandi Devi Temple

Saurashtra (Guj) � Somnath Temple in 1785. (Jirnnodhdhar and Pran Prathistha)

Siddhivinayak temple’s inner sanctum at Siddhatek in Ahmednagar District

Shri Nagnath (Darukhvan) � Started pooja in 1784

Srisailam Mallikarjun (Kurnool, AP) � Temple of Lord Shiva

Shri Shambhu Mahadev Mountain Shingnapur (Maharashtra) � Well

Shri Vaijenath (Parali, Maha) � Jirnnodhar of Baijenath Temple in 1784

Shri Vhigneshwar � Lamps

Sinhpur � Shiv Temple and ghat

Sulpeshwar � Mahadev Temple, annakshetra

Sultanpur (Khandesh) � Temple

Tarana � Tilabhandeshwar Shiv temple, Khedapati, Shriram Temple, Mahakali Temple

Tehari (Bundelkhand) � Dharmashala

Trimbakeshwar (Nashik) � Bridge on Kushawarth Ghat

Ujjain (MP) � Chintaman Ganapati, Janardhan, Shrilila Purushottam, Balaji Tilakeshwar, Ramjanaki Ras Mandal, Gopal, Chitnis, Balaji, Ankpal, Shiv and many other temples, 13 ghats, well and many Dharmashalas etc.

Varanasi, Kashi Vishwanath Temple 1780.[13]

Vrindavan (Mathura) � Chain Bihari Temple, Kaliyadeha Ghat, Chirghat and many other ghats, Dharmashala, Annakstra

Waphegaon (Nashik) � Holkar wada and one well

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