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Hedavde Mahalaxmi Temple, Mumbai (Bombay)

(4.6/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
One of the oldest and most revered sanctuaries in the city, Hedavde Mahalaxmi Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu’s wife--the Hindu goddess of beauty, wealth, and prosperity. A story goes that the temple was built in the 19th century on a spot where the statue of the goddess was found after she appeared in a dream of a local goldsmith. Since the goddess is venerated in every household, the temple is always packed with worshipers chanting sacred hymns. Watch the exhilarated children pushing around at the entrance to feed the pigeons. During festivals, the statue of the goddess is shrouded in bright colored silk sari, and adorned with green and golden bracelets. Plan your visit to Hedavde Mahalaxmi Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mumbai (Bombay) itinerary builder.
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  • This temple is always full of devotees, tourists. People stand in long lines to go in with their families. Often the surrounding area is crowded as well. There are separate lines for men and women on ...  more »
  • Some reviewers are mistaken this place for Mahalaxmi temple in south Mumbai. Let me clarify this review is for Mahalaxmi temple in Hedavalde near Virar.  more »
  • One of the must visit place in Mumbai. Mostly crowded all days of week and many people are truely big time devotees for Mahalaxmi Maa.. Do not forget the feed the pigeons at the entrance ...children j...  more »