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Kirnotsav

Festival of Lights


Kirnotsav is a prominent festival celebrated in the famous Mahalakshmi Temple of Kolhapur in Maharashtra. This festival is held on the days when the sun’s rays fall directly on the idol of Goddess Mahalakshmi, the main deity of the temple. This celestial event takes place on the days between January 31st to February 2nd and again from November 9th to 11th. A large number of devotees arrive at the temple to witness this spectacular event.

Apart from the special rituals held to mark the event, concerts featuring some of the finest artists in the field of music are organized.



Updated on 30th January, 2016
District: Kolhapur
Location: Kolhapur

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