Video In and Around Mahalaxmi Temple
Significance of the temple
Devotees can see here various stalls that sell flower garlands and other items to make an offering to the Goddess.
Nearing to the temple a flight of steps take to the shrine of the Goddess. The main shrine of temple consists images of Goddess Mahalakshmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswati. The temples's principal deity is Goddess Lakshmi, after whom the temple is named.
People with their firm conviction, come to the holy shrine of Mahalakshmi, to seek blessings from the Goddess.
History of the Temple
It is said that both Lords Shri Lakshmi and Shri Vishnu reside in the Karveer area eternally and shall not leave even at the time of Mahaprayakala. The temple is famous as it is one of the six sites of the Shakti, where devotees can get both fulfillments of desires as well as salvation from them.
Time to VisitVisit timings for the devotees for the darshan of the Goddess Mahalaxmi is that the Pooja Schedule is from 5 a.m. to 10.30 p.m. 'Navaratri' is the special event that is being celebrated with full fervor at Mahalakshmi Temple. During the gala time of 'Navratri', the temple is decorated from the top to bottom. Devotees from far and near come to pay their homage to the Goddess. Even the devotees do not miss standing in long queues to have a glimpse of Goddess Mahalakshmi at this time. This period lasts for three days, each time, the 21st, of the months of March and September. This period of Navaratri is considered extremely auspicious, the devotees throng the temple on all the three evenings at the temple for a glimpse of the beautiful image bathing in the golden rays of the setting sun.
Other places to visit
|Mumbadevi Temple, Haji Ali Shrine, Towers of Silence, St Thomas' Cathedral, Kenneth Eliyahoo Synagogue, Mount Mary Church and Vajreshwari Temple are the other sites worth visiting in Mumbai.|
Transport facilities to the TempleThere is perfect accomodation facility here. Accesibility ia good as Kolhapur is well connected by rail and road with the major cities of India.Trains ply between Kolhapur and Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi and other important cities of Maharashtra like Pune,Sangli, Miraj. The city is also well connected by a road network.
How to reach the templeThrough Airways - the city of Mumbai is a most important international doorway to India with international flights from major countries of the world. Air India and many other global air carriers operate regular flights to and via the city. Indian Airlines connects the city of Mumbai with nearly all tourist destinations of India.
|Private sector airlines also offer air-link to many key centres of the country. The Mumbai airport has two wings which are Chhatrapati Shivaji international Airport and Santacruz domestic airport.||Nearby tourist places to Mahalaxmi Temple
Through Railways -Mumbai city is the control center of the Central and Western Railways. Usual train services unite it with all main cities like Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Kolkata, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chennai, Nagpur and Thiruvananthapuram. You can travel to Mumbai from any part of the country by direct train service.
Through Roadways- there are good motorable roads with all major tourist centres which connect Mumbai. National Highways across the length and breadth of the country are great ways to go for the self-drive decision and head to Mumbai. If you aren't contented with driving through the ghats (mountain passes) take help from a local driver.