Location: Karthikeya Temple is housed in the interior of the renowned and beautiful Rajpuri Caves in the Panchgani region of Mahabaleshwar.
Description: Karthikeya Temple is dedicated to Lord Karthikeya, who is also known by the name of Lord Muruga. He was the son of Lord Shiva. Due to presence of this temple, Rajpuri caves got immense religious significance in the cultural history of India. The temple’s premises have a soothing effect on the worshipper’s soul and are a perfect place for people seeking calm and peace. The spiritual atmosphere enhances the beauty of this place even more. The architecture of the temple is worth praising and clearly speaks about the architectural excellence existing during that era. It is one of the ancient and important shrines of India and is visited by umpteen devotees each year.
Activities: People from all across the nation come here to offer their prayers to the almighty and seek his blessings for their family’s happiness. Spending time in the pious environs of this temple is sure to relax your mind and soul. One of the festivals celebrated here with great joy and enthusiasm is Thaipooyam festival. It is celebrated during the months of January and February and thousands of worshippers come here to participate in this joyous occasion.