Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple – History, Timings, Puja Timings, Abhishekam, Seva Cost, Accommodation, Dress Code, How to Reach, Online Booking

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple History:

Kolhapur temple or Ambabai temple or Shri Mahalakshmi Temple situated in Kolhapur. The temple is one of the 108 shaktipeeths of goddess Shakti. The temple resided at the river banks of Panchaganga River. The Shaktipeet of Kolhapur houses goddess Mahalakshmi. The goddess in offered with many rituals and poojas. One can easily reach Kolhapur from Satara and Karad.

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple Location

Mahadwar Road, B Ward,
Kolhapur, Maharashtra 416012

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple Timings:

Opened All Days of The Week
Morning Timings 5.30 am to 12.00 Noon
Evening Timings 12.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Note: Timings may vary on Festivals and on Special Days

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Pooja Timings:

Pooja Timings
Ghantanaad (Ringing of Bells) Early Morning 4.00 am to 4.30 am
Temple Opening Time 4.45 am
Padaya Pooja Abhishekam 5.30 am
Kakad Aarti 5.45 am
Poojas of Devotees (Devotees can Perform Puja) 5.30 am to 11.30 am
Ghantanaad, Mahapuja, Aarti 8.30 am
Aarti, Shankhatirth 9.30 am to 10.15 am
Ghantanaad, Puja, Abhishekam 11.30 am
Neivedyam, Aarti, Shankatirth 12.30 Noon
Alankara Puja/ Jweleery Puja 1.00 pm
Ghat Aarti 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Shanktirth 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Daivya Tirth Mantra Pushpa 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Mata Tirtha Mantra 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Ghantanaad, Shej Aarti 10.00 pm to 10.15 pm
Temple will be Closed After 10.15 pm
Pooja Timings
Ghantanaad, After the Padya Abhishek 1.30 am
Kakad Aarti 3.15 am


Pooja Timings
Temple Opening Time 2.30 am
Kakad Aarti 3.15 am
Poojas of Devotees After 3.30 am
1st Puja of Mata, Aarti & Shankhatirth 5.00 am to 6.00 am
Pooja Timings
Temple Opening Time Daily 3.30 am
Padya Abhishek, Kakad Aarti 4.15 am
1st Mahapuja of Mata, Aarti & Shankhatirth 5.30 am
2nd Mahapuja of Mata, Shankhatirth & Neivedyam 11.30 am
Ghnatanad, Aarti, Mata Tirtha Mantra 7.30 am to 8.30 pm
Ghnatanad, Shej Aarti, Mantra Pushpa 9.30 pm
Ghnatanad, Aarti, Mata Tirtha Mantra After 9.30 pm
Temple Will be Closed After 9.30 pm

Kolhapur Temple Darshan Details:

Special Darshan 6.00 am to 12.00 Noon
Darshan 1.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Note : Timings may vary on festivals and on special days

Mahalakshmi Temple Seva / Pooja / Abhishekam Cost Details

Ritual Cost
Paddyapooja Rs 151/-
Kumkum Archana Rs 251/-
Normal Abhishekam Ticket Cost Rs 551/-
Abhishekam (Saree offered by Devotees) Rs 351/-
Maha Abhishekam – With Saree Rs 751/-
Maha Abhishekam (With Neivedya Prasad) Rs 1001/-
Puran Poli Naivaidyam (One Dish) Rs 201/-
Shaswat Puja (Yearly by Depositing) Rs 10,000/-
For Pooja Booking the Following Fields have to be Filled:
Name, Gotra, Address, Contact No., Email and then can submit to book the Pooja

Temple Information Centre Contact Number:
For More Temple Information & Updates Contact @ 91- 9393939150

Kolhapur Mahalakhsmi Temple Dress Code:

Male’s – traditional Outfit like Dhothi
Women’s – Traditional Outfit like Saree, Chididhar…etc

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Festivals Celebrated:

Rathotsav (Chariot Festival)
Shardiy Navratra
Lalit Panchami (5th Day of Navratri)
Astami – Jagar (8th Day of Navratri)
Nvami (9th Day of Navratra)
Vijayadashami (Dusshera)
Kartik Snan
Tulsi Vivah
Tripuri Pournami

Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple Accommodation

Hotel Sham Suman
Hotel Silver Oak
Indira Sagar Hotel
Hotel Vrindavan
Hotel Tandoor Corner
Ved Home Stay
Tejas Lake View
Hotel Madhuri Executive
Hotel Classic Mid Town
Hotel Royal Treat Kolhapur
Padma Guest House

For More details on darshan and hotels please contact – 8500898000, 9393939150 

How to Reach Kolhapur Temple Maharashtra?

By Airport:
Goa Airport is the Nearest Airport which is 228 km away from Kolhapur.Pune International Airport is the Nearest Airport which is 249 km away from Kolhapur.

By Railway Station:
Miraji railway Station is the Nearest Railway Station which is 49 km away from Kolhapur.

By Road:
Satara and Karad are the nearby places; also direct buses ply from Satara and Karad to Kolhapur


  1. distence from kolhapur to tuljapur

  2. Dear sir
    Iam from hubli karnataka i need some information we plan to trip hubli to tirupati to kolhapur train reach to kolhapur on 17/3/2019 Satuarday
    evening arround 5’o clock can we take mahalakshmi darshan after 7:30 pm its possibLe

  3. PURUSHOTTAM THAKRE. 9860492568

    dear sir
    lam from nagpur maharashatra i need some information mahaabhishekam mahapuja (with navaidhaya prasadam) 1001/-. can you provide poja samgri and saree. i will came kolhapur on 29.05.2019 for pooja.

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      There is no samagri to be brought if you need please collect at the time of getting the pooja ticket .
      Thank you.

  4. Ajay shahapure

    I need to see Abhishekem amount of mahalaxmi temple and timing

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      Abihshekam will be costing you Rs 351 /- you can get the tickets directly at the counter.
      Thank you .

  5. Sir is it must to attend both the timings evening harathi and morning harathi compulsory.

  6. How to book for maha abhishek .

  7. How to book kunkumarcha ticket and timeing plz

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