Khaṇḍobā

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Khaṇḍobā, Mallāri, Malhāri, Mārtaṇḍa, etc. A regional Hindu god, mainly worshipped in Mahārāṣṭra and Karṇāṭaka. His central shrine is the hill-temple of Jejurī (near Puṇe), but there are many other temples scattered over the whole area. His worship is performed by non-brahman priests (guruvas), and his devotees also are predominantly non-brahman.

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