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Sun Rays Directly Falls on the Murti (Idol) of Goddess Mahalakshmi in Kolhapur

The murti (idol) of Goddess Mahalakshmi worshipped at the world famous Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Temple is so perfectly aligned that sun rays fall directly on the murti on specific days in a year. The sunrays directly fall on the murti on January 31, February 1 and February 2. Again it falls on the murti on November 9, November 10 and November 11.

It is the rays of setting sun that fall directly on the murti.

When sun rays directly fall on the murti, Kirnotsav is observed in the temple.

On January 31 and November 9, sun rays falls directly on the feet of Goddess Lakshmi murti.

On February 1 and November 10, sun rays falls directly on the chest of the murti.

On February 2 and November 11, sun rays falls directly on the face of the murti.