Temples in Panchgani
Panchgani is placed in Maharashtra State. Maharashtra is one of the devotees state in India, where so many temples are popular. Panchganga Mandir, Mahabaleshwar temple Panchgani, lord Karthikeya temple Panchgani are the popular Panchgani temples. Mahad Ganpati Temple is just 36Km. from Panchgani. There are 9 temples in Saswad a city just 32 km from Panchgani. Wai temple is also popular which is very close from Panchgani.Following are the List of Temples in Panchgani.
Panchganga MandirOne of the holy places in Mahabaleshwar is the Panchganga Mandir. Water from five different rivers that is the Koyna, Krishna, Venna, Savitri and Gayatri join in this place. Panchganga Mandir is a Hindu temple in Panchgani. This temple contains springs of five rivers which are Koyna, Krishna, Venna, Savitri and Gayatri. The water rise from the mouth of cow which has designed in stone. The temple is very beautiful and there is a statue of a bull, known as Nandi and a Shivling inside the temple which are very old.
Raja Singhandeo was built this temple in 13th century. Singhandeo was the king of the Yadav of Devgiri. In 16th century Maratha's ruler Shri Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj added additional structure to the existing temple. This temple is located in Old Mahabaleshwar.
Mahabaleshwar Temple PanchganiMahabaleshwar temple is a Hindu temple of Lord Mahabali or shiva placed in very high stone. The stone is 5 feet high. This temple of lord Mahadev, built in a black stone. The Mahabaleshwar Temple is divided into two - the inner room and the outer room. The inner room is known as the God chamber and the outer is the central hall. The Shiva Lingam is situated in the inner room of the temple which is also known as 'Gabhara'. The outer room is having large capacity is for devotees. This temple is situated in Mahabaleshwar which is near from Panchgani. Important part of temple (prayer) is a 'lingam'. Lignum is a black stone which is the materialization of the Divine. This temple is visited by local and tourists.
Lord Karthikeya Temple PanchganiLord Karthikeya temple in placed at rajpuri caves in Panchgani. This temple is dedicated to lord Karthikeya. Lord Karthikeya is a son of lord shiva. He is also called as 'Lord Muruga'. Rajpuri caves are the popular place in Panchgani; these caves got a importance because of this temple. Thaipooyam is a festival of Lord Karthikeya celebrated during January-February month. Many devotees visit this temple during that period.
The area of this temple in Panchgani is very calm and cool, which is best suit for the people who are looking for silent environment. The resourceful environment adds encouragement to relaxing movement.