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<p style="margin-top:0.5em;line-height:22.399999618530273px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;">'''Mahalaxmi''' is a suburbwithin [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai Mumbai]. It is also the name of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahalaxmi_railway_station railway station] on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai_suburban_railway Mumbai suburban railway].</p>
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<p style="margin-top:0.5em;line-height:22.399999618530273px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;">'''Mahalaxmi''' is a suburb within [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai Mumbai]. It is also the name of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahalaxmi_railway_station railway station] on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai_suburban_railway Mumbai suburban railway].</p>
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
<p style="margin-top:0.5em;line-height:22.399999618530273px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahalakshmi_Temple,_Mumbai Mahalaxmi Temple] is one of the most famous temples of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai Mumbai]. Built around 1785, the history of this temple is supposedly connected with the building of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hornby_Vellard Hornby Vellard] (see Mumbai History). Apparently after portions of the sea-wall of the Vellard collapsed twice, the chief engineer, a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathare_Prabhu Pathare Prabhu], dreamt of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakshmi Lakshmi] statue in the sea near [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worli Worli]. A search recovered it and he built a temple for it. After this, the work on the vellard could be completed without a hitch. Later the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahalaxmi_Racecourse Mahalaxmi Racecourse] was also built at Mahalaxmi.</p>
 
<p style="margin-top:0.5em;line-height:22.399999618530273px;color:rgb(37,37,37);font-family:sans-serif;">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahalakshmi_Temple,_Mumbai Mahalaxmi Temple] is one of the most famous temples of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai Mumbai]. Built around 1785, the history of this temple is supposedly connected with the building of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hornby_Vellard Hornby Vellard] (see Mumbai History). Apparently after portions of the sea-wall of the Vellard collapsed twice, the chief engineer, a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathare_Prabhu Pathare Prabhu], dreamt of a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakshmi Lakshmi] statue in the sea near [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worli Worli]. A search recovered it and he built a temple for it. After this, the work on the vellard could be completed without a hitch. Later the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahalaxmi_Racecourse Mahalaxmi Racecourse] was also built at Mahalaxmi.</p>
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Mahalaxmi is a suburb within Mumbai. It is also the name of a railway station on the Mumbai suburban railway.

History

Mahalaxmi Temple is one of the most famous temples of Mumbai. Built around 1785, the history of this temple is supposedly connected with the building of the Hornby Vellard (see Mumbai History). Apparently after portions of the sea-wall of the Vellard collapsed twice, the chief engineer, a Pathare Prabhu, dreamt of a Lakshmi statue in the sea near Worli. A search recovered it and he built a temple for it. After this, the work on the vellard could be completed without a hitch. Later the Mahalaxmi Racecourse was also built at Mahalaxmi.

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