Exquisitely Carved MAHALAXMI KOLHAPURDEVI Statue & Temple Prabhavali in Brass

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Beautifully Kolhapur Devi Mahalakshmi idol/murti/statue made in brass with antic finish, The Shri Mahalakshmi (AmbaBai) Temple of Kolhapur in Maharashtra, India, is one of the Shakti Peethas listed in various puranas of Hinduism. According to these writings, a Shakti Peetha is a place associated with Shakti, the goddess of power. The Kolhapur Shakti Peetha is of special religious significance being one of the six places where it is believed that one can either obtain salvation from desires or have them fulfilled. The temple takes its name from AmbaBai, the consort of Shiva , and it is believed that the divine couple reside in the area.

The Kolhapureshwari temple is reverred as a Shakti Peetha, well known as Shri Peetham. Shakti Peethas are highly revered shrines of Shakti by the Saktha sect (Shaktism) of Hinduism. The mythology of Daksha yaga and Sati's self immolation is the story of origin for the Shati Peetha temples. They are believed to have formed when the body parts of Sati Devi fell while Shiva was carrying her corpse after her death. Sati Devi's Eyes are believed to have fallen here. Like each Shakti Peetha an associated Kalabhairava Shrine is present in the temple.

Make: made in heavy brass metal
Dimension of idol: 5.5 inches (H) x 3.25 inches (W)
Dimension of throne: 8.5 inches (H) x 6 inches (W)
Weight: 1.8 kgs
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Short DescriptionBeautifully Kolhapur Devi Mahalakshmi idol/murti/statue made in brass with antic finish, The Shri Mahalakshmi (AmbaBai) Temple of Kolhapur in Maharashtra, India, is one of the Shakti Peethas listed in various puranas of Hinduism.

Make: made in heavy brass metal
Dimension of idol: 5.5 inches (H) x 3.25 inches (W)
Dimension of throne: 8.5 inches (H) x 6 inches (W)
Weight: 1.8 kgs
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