Below is extract from Guru Charitra Chapter 15
"Bhima-Amarja Sangam at Gangapur, is very sacred. There are Koti Theerthas there. The Aswatha Tree at Gangapur is as powerful as tha KalpaVriksha. Near the Aswatha Tree is Narasimha Teertha, and northwards to it are the PapaVinasini Teertha, Varanasi Teertha, Rudrapada Teertha, Chakra Teertha, Koti Teertha, manmadha Teertha etc. There is the Kalleshwara temple there. It is holy as Gokarna."
"Sri Narasimha Saraswati lived in Gangapur continously for a period of 24 years"
from Guru Charitra Chapter22.
How to reach Gangapur.
The Train Station at Gangapur is called as 'Gangapur Road'.
Mumbai to Ganagapur Rail Distance - 526 Kms
Mumbai to 'Ganagapur Road' Rail 2nd Class Fare - Rs.232/-
Mumbai to 'Ganagapur Road' Direct and most convenient Train is 1013 Dn L.T.T. Kurla Terminus -
Coimbatore Express, which departs from Kurla Terminus at 10.10 PM & departs from Kalyan 11.15 in the night. It reaches Ganagapur at 8.08 in the morning next day.
From 'Ganagapur Road' to Ganagapur City (town), where Datta Mandir is situated is around 30 minutes journey by road. Trax/Jeep/Sumo drivers charge Rs 15 Per Passanger.
It takes around 2 hours maximum for a family to perform Pooja/Abhishek at Ganagapur.
Local people arrange for accomodation, bath and if required food also, on pay basis.
Nearest City is GULBARGA : 40 Kms.
Gangapur to Sholapur Distance: 94 km (approx.)
Gangapur to Sholapur State Transport (S.T) bus fare - Rs.45/-
Gangapur to Sholapur bus travel time - 3 hours.