Tomb of Shivaji’s Beloved Pet Dog 'Waghya' at Raigad Fort

Myth of The Waghya Dog

It is a myth about King Shivaji's beloved pet dog "Waghya". It is to be said that when he saw Shivaji Maharaja’s body being cremated, he jumped into the burning chitaah of Shivaji Maharaj and end up his journey of life. According to many historians, there is no evidence of existence of any pet dog of shivaji in the historical books and the material. If you would like to know more about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Waghya dog, then go through "Shiv Charitra" the book by historian "Babasaheb Purandare". 

Tomb of Waghya at Raigad Fort

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