Located on the banks of river Godavari, the
There is rush of pilgrims coming to Basara to perform “Akshara abhyasam” for the children before commencing formal school education. Since Maharishi Vyasa spent considerable time in prayers, the place was then called “Vasara” and turned into Basara due to the influence of the Marathi language in the region.
It is a must visit for people from
Maharashtra when they visit on pilgrimage to Parli Vaijnath , Aundha Nagnath or Nanded