Kolaphur Mahalakshmi temple.  

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My Holidays: November 2006

  1. Kolaphur:

    We visited Kolahpur about five hours bus journey from Pune, Maharashtra.

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    Here you have Mahalakshmi temple and Bhavani temple. Both are famous temples. Mahalakshmi temple is one of the 51 Sakthi peetams. Kolahpur is district head quarters and decent accommodaion is available for stay.This is also an industrial town. You have a palace here of Chatrapati Sahu Maharaj and a museum.

    The place is known as Karaveera Kshetram.The articture of the temple is differnt. It has 18 edges related to chakra. Near the side entrance of the temple u see sanctum for sani maharaj. To the main entrance side siddhi vinak. All around the temple there are seperate rooms for Navagraha, Rama and sita, Krishna