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About Kolhapur Shakti Peeth Temple

One of the 52 major Shakti Peethas is located at Sharkrar, in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. The holy place Karavirpur is dedicated to a divine power “Goddess Durga”, worshipped by a large number of Hindu devotees as “Mahishamardini”. It is believed thatDevi Sati’s ‘three eyes’ fell here.

Alternatively, a divine power – Maa Durga is the demolisher of the Devil Mahishasur, who was created from an animal – Buffalo. Millions of devotees from all over the country visit the prehistoric divine temple every year.
 
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A marvelous power of the Universe - “Shivaharkaray shakti peetha” of “Goddess Mahishamardini” isone of the historic places in India, where the slayer of the Demon Mahishasur is worshipped as a Devi Shakti “Mahishamardini” by devotees.

According to the Hindu myths, it is whispered that Devi Sati’s “three eyes” fell here. The main idols of this legendary divine place are Devi as “Mahishamardini” and Lord ShivaShivaShiva
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as “Krodhish or Ragi” (the one who can be angry), worshipped by Hindu devotees here. It is also believed that the divine powers – both Shri LakshmiLakshmiLakshmi
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and Shri VishnuVishnuVishnu
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dwell in the Karveer region.
 
Other significant adjacent places:

 
Here, several other momentous places are situated near Mahishamardini temple or Mahalakshmi temple (dedicated to Shri Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu) - Pushkareshwar teerth or Koti teerth (4-5km from Mahalakshmitemple), Narasimha Wadi (eminent for the holy padukas of Dattaguru), JyotibaJyotibaJyotiba
After defeating Kolhasur & other devils...
temple (built by Navajisaya Jyotiba, located 15km from Kolhapur and dedicated to an incarnation of trinity - BrahmaBrahmaBrahma
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, Vishnu and Mahesh) and Vishalgad Fort.
 
 
 
 

 



 


 
 

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