Rathotsav

Rathotsav (chariot festival) is organized in April. The chariot bearing the silver representation  Read More...

Navratra Mahotsav

Navratra (nine nights) festival is celebrated for ten days during the Hindu months of Ashwin (around October)  Read more...

Kirnotsav

Kirnotsav (festival of Sun rays) is celebrated when the sun rays fall directly on the deity's idol at the time of sunset  Read more...

Ambabai (Shri Mahalaxmi)

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Kolhapur famous as a divine destination – residence of Shri Mahalaxmi (Ambabai). One among the ‘Shaktipeethas’, Kolhapur attracts the pilgrims of the world. They visit Kolhapur to pray goddess Ambabai (Mahalaxmi) for a peaceful & healthy life. It is considered that the darshan of Shri. Balaji of Tirumala is incomplete without visiting goddess Mahalaxmi of Kolhapur. Read more...

Daily Puja Photo

Mahalaxmi Temple Kolhapur

Temple History

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Temple of Goddess Mahalakshmi was first constructed in Kolhapur in Chalukya period (550 A. D. to 660 A. D.) This is evident from the style of the idol’s sculpture. Also, some historians state that Goddess Mahalakshmi in the form of an idol was consecrated in Kolhapur temple during the reign of King Manglesh from the Chlukya Dynasty.

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