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Jyotiba Temple Kolhapur

Jyotiba Temple

Jyotiba Temple is a holy site of Hinduism near Wadi Ratnagiri 18km northwest to Kolhapur. 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. The idol of Lord Jyotiba is four-handed. On Chaitra Poornima of Hindu calendar, a big fair is held, when lacs of devotees come with tall (Sasan) sticks. Due to scattering of ‘Gulal’ the whole mountain is turned pink. Being Sunday is day dedicated to Jyotiba, there is always rush over there.

Jyotiba Temple