Shri Gajanan Maharaj a Hindu Saint from Shegaon (Buldhana District), Maharashtra, India is believed to be one of the three avatars of Lord Datta Guru. Other two are Shri Sai Baba, Shirdi and Shri Swami Samarth, Akkalkot
Maharaj was first noticed in Shegaon in 1878 ( Pragatdin) and since then people have been benefited by his knowledge, simplicity, profound spiritual strength and above all his unstinted commitment to the cause of social / human welfare

Maharaj attained Mahasamadhi on 8th Sept 1910 (Rushi Panchami) at Shegaon

There are over 30 million followers of Gajanan Maharaj spread across the country