Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Temple Accommodation


She, goddess of wealth and prosperity, is often represented with her husband Vishnu, the god who maintains human life filled with justice and peace.

Is Kolhapur Mahalaxmi wife of Tirupati Balaji?

Ambabai (mahalaxmi) is wife of God Balaji ( Venkateshshwar of Tirupati, Andrapradesh). People 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.

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What is the story of Kolhapur Mahalaxmi?

The temple of the goddess Mahalakshmi was built by Karnadeva in 634 CE Chalukya reign. Mounted on a stone platform, the murti of the crowned goddess is made of gemstone and weighs about 40 kilograms. The image of Mahalakshmi carved in black stone is 3 feet in height.

Who built Mahalaxmi temple at Kolhapur?

The construction of the temple began around the 9th century CE by the Rashtrakuta dynasty, and the shrine is the oldest part constructed by the Chalukyas dynasty tracing back to 550 to 660 CE. The temple is one of the biggest temples in Kolhapur and stands in the centre of the old city of Karveer (Kolhapur).

Can we go to Mahalaxmi temple without booking?

Free darshan is available to all devotees. There is no provision for any special online puja booking, though you can pick up special puja tickets from the temple ticket counter.

Who is Tirupati Balaji first wife?

Venkateswara is the presiding deity of the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, located in Tirupati, Sri Balaji District, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Region Andhra Pradesh, India
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How many steps are there in Mahalakshmi Temple?

The Mahalaxmi Mandir has around 30 steps. A wheelchair facility for the elderly and the disabled is available near the temple gates.

Why did Mahalakshmi go to Kolhapur?

In Kolhapur, she is popularly known as ‘Amba’ or ‘Ambabai’ and as per the Kolhapur Mahatmya, a religious text composed around 1730 CE, the goddess arrived here to protect the locals from a demon named Kolasura, who was harassing them.

Why is Kolhapur famous?

Apart from its cultural and historical aspect, Kolhapur is considerably industrialised. The place is famous for Kolhapuri Chappals and Kolhapuri necklaces, central to the region’s economy, as they are manufactured exclusively in the area and sold worldwide.


Kolhapur is known for cotton textiles and especially Kolhapuri Saree. Traditional Maharashtrian saree from Kolhapur has made itself a big hit in Indian Bridal Market.


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