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Mahalaxmi Temple, Kolhapur

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Associated with Shakti, the goddess of power, Mahalaxmi Temple represents an ancient Hindu temple dating back to the 7th century. More than a thousand years old and adorned with numerous pillars and intricate stone carvings, the sacred structure draws worshipers seeking a blessing from its black stone idol of Mahalakshmi, the wife of Vishnu. Using our international travel planner, Kolhapur attractions like Mahalaxmi Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Goddess Mahalaxmi said to be a wife of lord Vishnu(Tirupati) has ancient temple in kolhapur. It is stone carving structure said to be built by two Asuras in a single night. Must visit place ,at least ...  more »
  • Every visit to this ancient Mahalaxmi Temple at Kolhapur is a special one that takes us to the the grand old Maratha days and beyond! Such a beautiful stone carvings and structure; we are always in aw...  more »
  • We visit every now and then but writing a review for the first time This is a over 1,000 year old grand cool temple We offered our Pooja to the Devi today after a long gap The mandap now takes care of...  more »
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  • Shri Mahalakshmi.... महालक्ष्मी अष्टकं स्तोत्र : नमस्तेऽस्तु महामाये श्रीपीठे सुरपूजिते । शङ्खचक्रगदाहस्ते महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥१॥ Namastestu Mahaa-Maaye Shrii-Piitthe Sura-Puujite | Shangkha-Cakra-Gadaa-Haste Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||1|| Meaning: 1.1: Salutations to the Mahamaya, the Great Enchantress of the World, Who is Worshipped by the Devas in HerAbode (Sri Pitha). 1.2: Who has the Conch, Disc and Mace in Her Hands, Salutations to that Mahalakshmi. नमस्ते गरुडारूढे कोलासुरभयंकरि । सर्वपापहरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥२॥ Namaste Garudda-Aaruuddhe Kola-Aasura-Bhayamkari | Sarva-Paapa-Hare Devi Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||2|| Meaning: 2.1: Salutations to the One Who Rides the Garuda, Who is the Terror to Kolasura, 2.2: The Devi who Removes all Sins, Salutations to that Mahalakshmi. सर्वज्ञे सर्ववरदे सर्वदुष्टभयंकरि । सर्वदुःखहरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥३॥ Sarvajnye Sarva-Varade Sarva-Dusstta-Bhayamkari | Sarva-Duhkha-Hare Devi Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||3|| Meaning: 3.1: Who is All-Knowing, Who Gives All Boons, Who is the Terror to All the Wicked, 3.2: The Devi who Removes all Sorrows, Salutations to that Mahalakshmi. सिद्धिबुद्धिप्रदे देवि भुक्तिमुक्तिप्रदायिनि । मन्त्रपूते सदा देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥४॥ Siddhi-Buddhi-Prade Devi Bhukti-Mukti-Pradaayini | Mantra-Puute Sadaa Devi Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||4|| Meaning: 4.1: The Devi who Gives Success and Intelligence and Gives Wordly Enjoyment and Liberation, 4.2: The Devi who is Always Purified by Mantra, Salutations to that Mahalakshmi. आद्यन्तरहिते देवि आद्यशक्तिमहेश्वरि । योगजे योगसम्भूते महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥५॥ Aad-Anta-Rahite Devi Aadya-Shakti-Maheshvari | Yogaje Yoga-Sambhuute Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||5|| Meaning: 5.1: The Devi who is Without Beginning and End, Who is the Primal Energy, and the Great Goddess, 5.2: Who is Born of Yoga, Who is United with Yoga, Salutations to that Mahalakshmi. स्थूलसूक्ष्ममहारौद्रे महाशक्तिमहोदरे । महापापहरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥६॥ Sthuula-Suukssma-Mahaaroudre Mahaa-Shakti-Mahodare | Mahaa-Paapa-Hare Devi Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||6|| Meaning: 6.1: Who is both Gross and Subtle and Most Terrible, Who is With Great Power and Prosperity, 6.2: The Devi who Removes All Sins, Salutations to that Mahalakshmi. पद्मासनस्थिते देवि परब्रह्मस्वरूपिणि । परमेशि जगन्मातर्महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥७॥ Padma-Aasana-Sthite Devi Para-Brahma-Svaruupinni | Parameshi Jagan-Maatar-Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||7|| Meaning: 7.1: The Devi Who is Seated on a Lotus, Who is of the Nature of Supreme Brahman, 7.2: Who is the Supreme Lord and the Mother of the Universe, Salutations to that Mahalakshmi. श्वेताम्बरधरे देवि नानालङ्कारभूषिते । जगत्स्थिते जगन्मातर्महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥८॥ Shveta-Ambara-Dhare Devi Naana-Alangkaara-Bhuussite | Jagatsthite Jagan-Maatar-Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||8|| Meaning: 8.1: The Devi who is Dressed in White Garments, Who is Adorned with Various Ornaments, 8.2: Who Abides in this Universe and is the Mother of the Universe, Salutations to that Mahalakshmi. महालक्ष्म्यष्टकं स्तोत्रं यः पठेद्भक्तिमान्नरः । सर्वसिद्धिमवाप्नोति राज्यं प्राप्नोति सर्वदा ॥९॥ Mahaalakssmyassttakam Stotram Yah Patthedbhaktimaannarah | Sarvasiddhimavaapnoti Raajyam Praapnoti Sarvadaa ||9|| 9.1: Whoever reads this Mahalakshmi Ashtakam with Devotion, 9.2: Will attain all Success through the Grace of Mother Mahalakshmi. एककाले पठेन्नित्यं महापापविनाशनम् । द्विकालं यः पठेन्नित्यं धनधान्यसमन्वितः ॥१०॥ Ekakaale Patthennityam Mahaapaapavinaashanam | Dvikaalam Yah Patthennityam Dhanadhaanyasamanvitah ||10|| त्रिकालं यः पठेन्नित्यं महाशत्रुविनाशनम् । महालक्ष्मिर्भवेन्नित्यं प्रसन्ना वरदा शुभा ॥११॥ Trikaalam Yah Patthennityam Mahaashatruvinaashanam | Mahaalakssmirbhavennityam Prasannaa Varadaa Shubhaa ||11|| 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
  • Beautiful temple with superb architecture. Clean premises and well maintained all over. One can find peace in this temple.
  • Temple of goddess Mahalaxmi Ambabai. Popular holy place in pilgrims. Beautiful stone structure standing for many centuries. If you visit the temple during non-crowded hours, it gives feeling of calmness by offering your prayers.
  • no parking nor we can ride the our vehicle there.... there no sense of driving to local there.... better to park the vehicle near the main bus stand or near by and take local auto.........
  • This place is just so Divine, awesome & Beautiful. Aarthi and other Pooja rituals are treat to one's eyes and sole. This temple also has stalls and other traditional ornaments and things like that which are so attractive and beautiful.