Pancha Ganga Temple, Mahabaleshwar
About Pancha Ganga Temple, Mahabaleshwar
Pancha Ganga Temple, Mahabaleshwar - Address, Phone Number
Address: Old Mahabaleshwar, Satara
Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
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Constructed at the confluence of five rivers, Krishna, Venna, Savitri, Koyna and Gayatri, this temple is a site of major religious importance and is thronged by devotees all through the year. The temple has a beautifully carved gaumukhi, out of which the waters of the five rivers flow. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and has a lovely idol of him. The legend behind the temple is closely linked to Savitri's curse on the Trimurtis, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, who flow here as Koyna, Krishna and Venna rivers.
It was constructed by Raja Singha Deo, the ruler of the Yadavs of Devgiri, in the 13th Century. In the 16th and 17th Centuries, Raja Chanda Rao More of Jaoli and the Maratha ruler Shivaji improved upon its structure on a large scale, to whom the temple owes much of its present grandeur.
When your religious pursuits are accomplished, let loose the shopper in you and pick up colorful handicrafts as souvenirs from the shops around the temple.
Pancha Ganga Temple Information
- The peace of the religious centre should be maintained at all times.
- Modest dressing is recommended.
- Photography without permission is not advisable.
How To reach Pancha Ganga Temple by Public Transport
- Local sightseeing bus, private tourist’s bus, rented taxi or private cars.
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The surrounding old town and the cluster of temples make for a great visit. The town is well kept and the temple precincts are clean and well maintained. The panchganga temple holds the origins of five rivers.
The temple is the confluence of five rivers Krishna, Venna, Savitri, Koyna and Gayatri which flows through Gaumukhi which is located inside the temple
Must visit Temple in Mahabaleshwar near to main Lord Shiva temple !! starting points for five rivers Krishna,Koyna,Venna,Savitri and Gayatri (PanchGanga)You will be amazed to see water coming from Gomukh !!
Great place. very old peshvakalin mandir.great place for tourism
Historical temple. Meeting point of 5 rivers. Must visit with family. It's a very different kind of temple.
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