Category: Jyotiba Kolhapur


Temple – Jyotiba Kolhapur
Shri Jyotiba or Kedareshvar is the incarnation of Bramha, Vishnu, Mahesh and a piece of sage Jamadgni's anger, and the sparkle of 12 Sun. Nandi Temple: There are two Nandis in this temple and each one is in dark stone. Mahadev Temple: The temple of Lord Mahadev is found before the Nandi temple. In the inward place of the temple, there are journeys of Badrikedar and Kashi Vishwanath. Shri Kedarnath set up twelve Jyotirlingas on this mountain for his devotees.While building this temple, Shinde of Gwalior set up the Linga which they brought from Narmada River. Goddess Chopdai temple: The temple of Adimaya Goddess Chopdai is combined with the temple of Shri Mahadev. This Aadishakti Goddess Chopdai (Charpat Amba) is one of the signs of Mahishasurmardini Durga, which is one of the Adimaya's forces. There are four columns toward the front of the Goddess, which were worked with colossal difficult work. Shree Jyotiba set up eight Bhairavas around the temple. These incorporate Kaal Bhairav, Baal Bhairav, Suvarn Bhairav, Gand Bhairav, Aakash Bhairav, Kalpant Bhairav. Kaalbhairav: Kalbhairav is an extreme and brilliant manifestation of Shiva Shankar. During the manifestation of Kedarnath, Kalbhairav has performed an extraordinary and significant jobs so Karveer Nivasini Mahalakshmi chose him as the Chief Commander of Bhairavsena.   Temple Story There was a little temple in the spot of the present Jyotiba's huge temple. The first temple was worked by the devotee named Naavji from town Kival close to Karad. In 1730, Maharaja Ranoji Shinde of Gwalior redesigned the first spot as a fantastic temple. This temple is straightforward and has been built with fine dark basalt stone.The Kedareshvar temple is especially remaining without columns. There is chopdai Temple present in the middle of Kedarling and Kedareshvar temple which is worked by Pritirao Chavan, Himmatbahadur in 1750. The fourth Temple of Goddess Rameshwari was worked in 1780 by Malji Nikam, Panhalakar. On the east side of the temple, there is a Goddess Satvai pointing toward the east. On the west side of the temple, Shree Ramling is arranged pointing toward the east. Shree Kedarnath set up twelve Jyotirlingas around Jyotiba Mountain. To build up the twelve Jyotirlingas, they initially settled Badrikedar ling in the recognition of their unique spot in the Himalaya, so it is called Kedarling and Jyotirling.