One of the four principal Shaktipeethas of Goddess Durga in Maharashtra.
Legend is Mahur is the birth place of Goddess Renuka- a form of Goddess Durga. Some consider this as the birth place of Devi renuka- the mother of Lord Parasuram.
Mahur is believed to be the birth place of Lord Dattatreya- who is considered as an avtar of Lord Vishnu. Lord dattatreya has large followers all around Western India. Mahur has several ancient temples. Renuka devi temple is considered the most important one. There are well-known temples to Lord Dattatreya and also Devi Anasuya.