Source: The post is based on the article “12th century inscription in Sanskrit found on Mahalaxmi temple wall in kolhapur” published in TOI on 2nd November 2022.
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A 12th-century inscription in Sanskrit carved on the stone wall of the Mahalaxmi temple here has shed more light on the rich heritage of the temple.
About Mahalaxmi/Shri Ambabai Temple
Mahalaxmi temple is located on the banks of the Panchganga river in Kolhapur in the state of Maharashtra.
It is one of the Shakthi Peeths mentioned in Hindu Puranas (Hindu ancient religious texts).
The temple takes its name from Ambabai/Mahalaxmi, and it is believed that the divine couple resides in the area.
The temple belongs architecturally to the Chalukya empire and may have been first built in 700 AD.