Vajreshwari

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This article is about village in Maharashtra. For the Goddess Vajreshwari and her temple, see Vajreshwari temple.
Vajreshwari
Village
Coordinates: 19°29′16″N 73°01′41″E / 19.487753°N 73.02809°E / 19.487753; 73.02809Coordinates: 19°29′16″N 73°01′41″E / 19.487753°N 73.02809°E / 19.487753; 73.02809
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Thane district
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 401204
Telephone code 02522
Nearest city Mumbai

Vajreshwari also known as Vajrabai is a village situated near the Tansa River in the in Bhiwandi taluk of Thane district, Maharashtra, India. It is famous for the Vajreshwari Temple and hot water springs.[1][2]

The village used to be called Vadvali but was later renamed Vajreswari in respect of the Goddess Vajreshwari, the presiding deity of the Vajreshwari Temple. The village consists mainly of the local Marathi community and the tribes living in the nearby forest. The village Vajreshwari is believed to have been formed as a result of volcanic eruption.[citation needed]

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Official Website of Thane district