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Maharastra
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  KOLHAPUR - MAHALAKSHMI MANDIR

This famous shrine has carved out an eminent niche in the temple that Bharat khand, many immortal works embody vast corpus of information that highlight its origin, deities, rulers, bhaktas and the like. Among them, Karvir Mahatmya, Kolhapur Mahatmya, Devi Bhagavatha; Matsya, Padma, Markandeya and Brahmanda Puranas and the Mahabhart, Harivamsa deserve special mention. They embody several outstanding episodes and illustrate its glory in full. Some Jain scriptures, like Brihatkatha Kosha also embody certain events dealing with the greatness of this place. Besides, the achieves furnish several facts with dates, like the endowments made by the rulers and the philanthropists.

Of the many places of worship in the city of Kolhapur, such as the jain Mandirs, Budhist Stupas etc. Mahalakshmi shrine, the focal point of irresistible attraction arrests the attention of the visitors by its tall towers, lofty arches, huge mandaps and grand dipmalas even from a distance. As the entire structure is built on an elevated place, it is an important landmark visible for miles round, although cement jungles ire trying to conceal her grandeur. 

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