Kiran Utsav is one of the popular festivals in India. It is organized at Mahalaxmi Temple of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra on 31st January, 1st February, and 9th, 10th, and 11th November every year. Goddess Laxmi is worshipped during this festival.
The Mahalaxmi Temple is elegantly decorated for this festival. Millions
of pilgrims throng to Kolhapur to take part in this festival from all
over India. One can witness the amazing architecture of the Mahalaxmi
Temple, which had been built in a way that the rays of the setting sun
coming through a window touches the Goddess's feet before it vanishes.
Kolhapur is well connected by air, rail and road with the important
places within and beyond the state. Numbers of hotels are available in
Kolhapur for accommodation.
Kiran utsav is held at Mahalaxmi Temple of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra.