Masur (Devanagari: मसूर) is small town in Satara district of Maharashtra in India. It is located between Satara and Karad, seven kilometers away from National Highway No. 4. Its population is about 16,000. It is notable as the site of one of the eleven temples built by the Hindu saint, Ramdas. The Masurashram was situated in Masur, where Vinayak Maharaj and Kaka Joshi who gave lessons on the Dasbodh and Manache Shlok of Ramdas. A son of Kaka Joshi, Dr. Jeshthraj Joshi is a scientist and winner of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award.Ganesh festival of Masur is very famous. Temple of Bhairoba is one of the best places in Masur.
Masur is located 15 km from Karad. Masur was one of the important towns in Shivaji Maharaj's rule. There is one fort,called "BhuiKot Killa" where at this time there is a zp primary school. The Jagadale is famous surname in Masur.A Masur's Jagadale is now in every where in world.Now Masur is very developed. Population about 20,000.An old temple of God Maruti is here.A function of Bhairvnath is started to Maghi Pornima( Fullmoon) in feb. This function about 15 days. Going on Ganesh Yatra is most famous in Masur. This function is next day of Anatchaturdashi Masur is one picnic spot. In here Ganesh mandir famous in Satara district.Biroba yatra is famous in Masur.All dhangar caste celebrates this function.There is a railway station near about 2 km away from centre. In station godawoon is available.Masur is... Read More