This temple is ensconced on a hill at a height of 3124 feet on top of sea level, 18 kilometers to the north-west of Kolhapur town. Legend states that 3 gods took the form of Jyotiba to destroy the evil demon Ratnasur who was terrorizing the region. Jyotiba, the amalgamation of the souls (Jyotish) of 3 deities- Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesha is believed to own helped immortal Mahalaxmi to liberate the region from the tyranny of Rakta Bhoj Rakshasa and Ratnasur the demon. Jyotiba supported his kingdom on this mountain. hotels near mahalakshmi temple kolhapur have a spiritual ambiance. Hotel Sham Suman is the best kolhapur hotel near temple.
The original Kedareshwar temple was designed by Navji Saya. In 1730, Ranoji Shinde built this temple in its place. This shrine is 57 ft x 37 ft x 77 ft high as well as the tower. The second temple of Kedareshwar is 49 ft x 22 ft x 89 ft high. This shrine was created by Daulatrao Shinde in 1808. The third temple of Rambling is 13 ft x 13 ft x 40 ft high as well as its dome. This temple was created in circa 1780 by Malji Nilam Panhalkar. The idol of Jyotiba is four-handed. There are a couple of different minor temples and light towers on the premises further.
While Sundays are special for visiting this temple, there's additionally an annual truthful that takes place on the total moon night of the Hindu months of Chaitra & Vaishakha. On Chaitra Purnima, lakhs of devotees throng the temple carrying tall ‘sasans’ or sticks and singing Jyotibachya Navane Changbhala. They smear ‘Gulal’ (pink colored sacred powder) on their foreheads and all over else turning the full mountain into an attractive pink. The government has initiated many enhancements for the pilgrims and locals at this holy site and a Plaza Garden plan is within the pipeline. Hotel Sham Suman is the best kolhapur hotel near temple. hotel booking in kolhapur near mahalaxmi temple has become more swift because of Hotel Sham Suman’s website.