On October 17, 1912, Vithal Ganesh Joshi, Shree Maharaj was born in a small village Pomendi (Budruk), which is in a coastal province of Konkan and 12 Kms. from the city of Ratnagiri of Maharashtra State in Western India. It is located at a distance of 232 km from the financial capital Mumbai and very close to National Highway 204.
Situated at a Latitude :17.4798 and Longitude :73.27485 Pomendi is a very beautiful and picturesque geographic area near coastal Ratnagiri. Its serene environment have captured the imagination of those interested in natures beauty. The album gives a glimpse of the birth place of Shree Maharaj and its surroundings.