How old is jyotiba temple Kolhapur?
The original temple was build in 1730 by Navajisaya. It is 330′ high from sea-level. The interior is ancient and the idol is four-handed. There are other temples and Light-towers.
Who is Lord jyotiba wife?
The legend has it that the goddess Yamai got the name after Goddess Mahalaxmi of Kolhapur and Shri Rama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu addressed her as ‘Ye Mai’ in Marathi which literally translated into ‘Come Mother’ when said in English. Therefore, the goddess of Aundh became famous as Yamai Devi.
Who is Chopdai of jyotiba?
There is chopdai Temple present in between Kedarling and kedareshvar temple which is built by Pritirao Chavan, Himmatbahadur in 1750. So particularly this is a group of three temples. The 4th Temple of Goddess Rameshwari has built in 1780 by Malji Nikam, Panhalakar.
Who built jyotiba Temple?
The temple is 18 km north-west of Kolhapur. According to the tradition, the original Kedareshwar temple was built by Navji Saya. In 1730, Ranoji Shinde built the present temple in its place.
How tall is the Jyotiba temple in Kolhapur?
A grand temple is situated at a height of 3124 feet above sea level on the top of mountain. And it is dedicated to Jyotiba also known as Kedareshwar. According to the legends Shree Jotiba was the incarnation (avatar) of Bramha, Vishnu, and Mahesh and part of sage Jamadgni’s anger, and the shine of 12 sun.
Who is the god of the Jyotiba temple?
Jyotiba Temple. Jyotiba Temple ( Marathi: ज्योतिबा) is a holy site of Hinduism near Wadi Ratnagiri in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra state in western India. The deity of the temple is known by the same name, and is held by the locals to be an incarnation of three gods: Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesha, and Jamadagni.
Who is the avatar of Jyotiba in Kedareshwar?
And it is dedicated to Jyotiba also known as Kedareshwar. According to the legends Shree Jotiba was the incarnation (avatar) of Bramha, Vishnu, and Mahesh and part of sage Jamadgni’s anger, and the shine of 12 sun. The avatar Jotiba was taken to distroy the evil Ratnasur. Jyotiba helped Mahalakshmi in her fight with the demons.
Why is Jyotiba temple also called as Kedarling?
“Shri Kedarnath has established twelve Jyotirlingas around Jyotiba Mountain, so he is also called as Jyotirling. In order to establish the twelve Jyotirlingas, they first established Badrikedar ling in the remembrance of their original place in Himalaya so it is called as Kedarling too.