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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular religious spots in Panchgani?

Vartika Kaushal DEC 10 2012
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Panchgani has few revered religious places too. The Rajpuri caves in Panchgani is home to many small temples and Wai, the valley near Panchgani also has great mythological and historical significance. Read on about the few famous religious places in Panchgani:

  • Lord Karthikeya Temple

    Situated at Rajapuri Caves in Panchgani, the Lord Karthikeya temple is one of the most famous temples in the valley. The temple is dedicated to Lord Karthikeya, also known as Lord Muruga, the Son of Lord Shiva. The peaceful premise of the temple is best suited for people looking for serene environment for relaxation and meditation.

    Infact the
    Rajapuri caves got its religious importance due to this famous temple. Thousands of devotees visit this temple during the period of Thaipooyam festival. It is held during January-February month and is celebrated with utmost gaiety and reverence.

Other than the Lord Karthikeya temple, there are other temples in the Rajpuri caves that are significant in Hindu mythology. Again, The Devil's Kitchen in Panchgani is another place that is considered to be a place where the Pandavas cooked their meals. The Mahabaleshwar temple located few kilometers away from Panchgani pays homage to Lord Mahabali or Lord Shiva

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