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Panch Ganga Temple, Mahabaleshwar

This video shows Panch Ganga Temple, one of the ancient temples in Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra state of India. Panch means five and Ganga means river. It is believed that water from five different rivers the Koyna, Krishna, Venna, Savitri and Gayatri join in this place.

The water from all the rivers comes out of a stone carved cow’s mouth as you see in the video. The temple is very beautiful and there is a statue of a bull, known as Nandi and a Shivling inside the temple which are very old.

The temple was built in the 13th century by Raja Singhandeo, the king of the Yadavas of Devgiri. There are also many shops outside the temple from where you get strawberries and jellies for which Mahabaleshwar is famous.