Jaganmohini Kesavaswami Temple in Ryali Andhra Pradesh

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Location: Ryali ,situated in East Godavari distric,Andhra Pradesh
Built in:11th Century
Built By:King Vikrama Deva
Deicated to: Lord Vishnu
Entry: free
Photography: Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Visiting Timing: 30 Mins
Best time to Visit: All time
Nearest Railway Station: Rajhamundry and Kakinada
Nearest Air Port: Rajhamundry Airport and the Vijayawada Airport

Jaganmohini Kesavaswami Temple is an ancient shrine located at Ryali, about 25 km from Rajahmundry, in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. The temple, which dates back to the period of Cholas, is well known for the uniqueness of its presiding deity. The temple enshrines a five foot tall grand image of Kesavaswami (Lord Vishnu), with the image of Jaganmohini the female aspect of Vishnu in the rear.
The shrine of Sri Jagan Mohini Keshava Swamy is made up of a single stone (Salagrama Ekashila - 5 feet height and 3ft width). The idol looks like Sri Vishnu (male) from front side and as Mohini (female) from rear side. The architectural beauty of the idol and temple is excellent. The flow of Akasha Ganga at the feet of Sri Maha Vishnu can be witnessed here.
History of  Jaganmohini Kesavaswami Temple 

According to Sthala Puranam, the gods and demons fought over the sharing of devine nectar. Vishnu came to the rescue of gods in the guise of Mohini and convinced both the rivalry groups promising to distribute the nectar equally between gods and demons. Lord Shiva became fascinated by the beauty of Mohini and allured her. He chased her in the presence of Parvati, which resulted in the birth of Ayyappa Swamy. One flower from the plait of Mohini fell down and was smelt by Lord Siva. The place where the flower fell was named Ryali meaning Fall. A rare feature at Ryali are the Vishnu and Siva Temples that face each other in the East and West direction.

Sri Raja Vikrama Deva dreamt that Vishnu directed the Raja to get the wooden made chariot pulled in the area and where the nail fell, the shrine was found under ground. Raja did accordingly and constructed a small temple during 11th Century and arranged for its worship during his regime.

The Shrine is Salagrama Ekasila and is 5 feet in height and 3 feet wide. Salgramasila is itself in the form of Sri Maha Vishnu. The idol of Sree Kesava Swamy varu of Sri Mahavishnu is in front and Jagan Mohini on back. The ten incarnations of Vishnu with consorts are beautifully, sculptured around the shrine. A rare feature is that, Ganga flows from the feet of Vishnu and is the origin of Akasa Ganga, which can be seen here.

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By Air: Konaseema can be reached by road easily from different parts of the State. The nearest airport is located at Vishakhapatnam which is around 200 km from the place. Taxis are the best option to reach Konaseema and they can be hired at the airport. Konaseema is accessible through a bridge that connects the delta to the mainland. Private taxis and prepaid taxis are available from the Vishakhapatnam Airport. Hiring a taxi is a good option for those who are arriving by air. Other airports that are located nearby are the Rajhamundry Airport and the Vijayawada Airport. However these are not well connected with frequent flights.

By Rail:Rajhamundry and Kakinada are the nearest railway stations and there are trains from many parts of the State that arrive at these stations. Since they are well connected this is the best option for those who are arriving by rail. Taxis can be hired from the railway station . A/C taxis are also available from the railway stations. Palakollu is another railway station that is located nearby.

By Road: Ryali is located at 40 Km from Rajahmundry, 74 Km from Kakinada and 34 Km from Amalapuram and can be reached by buses or by personal transport.

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BAPS Main Swaminarayan Temple in Bochasan Gujarat India

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Location:Bochasan, Borsad, Anand,Gujarat
Built in: 5 June 1907
Built By:Shastriji Maharaj
Dedicated to: Lord Swaminarayana
Significance:One of the Main Temple Swaminarayana Sasthan
Entry:free
Tel: (02696) 286626, 286684
Fax: (02696) 286685
Photography:Allow
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 9:00Pm
Visiting Timing:30Mins
Best Time to Visit: All time
Nearest Railway Station:Anand
Nearest Airport: Ahmadabad,Baroda
Website:http://www.baps.org

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Lord Swaminarayan visited Bochasan 32 times. The bullock-cart that Kashidas used to take Him around is presently displayed in the Akshardham prasadi mandapam in Gandhinagar. The Akshar Bhuvan on the ground floor of the mandir houses the images of Shastriji Maharaj and Yogiji Maharaj. Holy relics of Lord Swaminarayan and the Guru parampara are also presented here. Outside the mandir complex is the village pond and the small shrine of Hanumanji where Neelkanth Varni stayed the night on his first visit here.

In the village there is Kashidas's house and the Ramji Temple. Lord Swaminarayan first came to Bochasan as Neelkanth Varni in 1799. At the village Ramji Mandir, He offered arti to the images of Lord Rama, Lakshman and Sita. He was received by a villager, Kashidas Mota, who requested the Lord to stay in his village. Neelkanth replied: "In future, I will stay here forever with my choicest devotee"

Lord Swaminarayan repeated the promise to Kashidas in Karyani in 1809 and again in Vadtal in 1816: "We want to build a mandir in your village."

At the installation of the images of Nara-Narayana in Amdavad in 1822, Lord Swaminarayan showed Kashidas the images and explained to him: "These images will also be installed in your village, albeit under a different name."

Prior to installation in the mandir at Vadtal in 1824, the images of Lakshmi-Narayana were kept in Kashidas's house for safe-keeping, for six months. When the time came to collect the images, Kashidas requested Lord Swaminarayan to install them in Bochasan. The Lord replied: "These are for Vadtal. At your place, a grand mandir will be built where I will reside along with My eternal abode."

History of BAPS Swaminarayan Temple Bochasan

Shastriji Maharaj left Vadtal in 1905. Five months later, during the festival of Fuldol in Anand, the devotees loyal to the Akshar Purushottam tradition requested him to build a mandir. Well aware of Lord Swaminarayan's promise to Kashidas, Shastriji Maharaj decided to constdruct the first Akshar Purushottam mandir in Bochasan.

Saints and devotees physically gave their all to serve in the construction work and within a mere six months, the image installation ceremony took place. At the time of the installation, the devotees were unable to lift the image of Gunatitanand Swami, despite it being lighter than the image of Lord Swaminarayan. Shastriji Maharaj prayed before the images: "It is only for you, Swami, that we endured countless hardships before leaving Vadtal. Therefore, please kindly grace your seat in the mandir." So saying, Shastriji Maharaj slid a wedge under the image which was then lifted with ease by the deovtees.

It was the first time that the images of Akshar Purushottam were installed in the central shrine of a pinnacled mandir. The philosophy which was previously being discussed secretly in a few corners in Vadtal and Junagadh began to resound in Bochasan. People began to openly talk about the glory of Akshar and Purushottam.

FestivalsCelebration in BAPS Swaminarayan temple Bochasan

Guru Purnima
Janmashtami
Every Ekadashi
Diwali

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How to Reach BAPS Swaminarayana Temple in Bochasan

By Air: Nearest  International Airport is Ahmedabad(100Km) and International Airport is Vadodra(50 Km).
By Rail: Bochasan has a minio Railway station and nearest large railway station is Anand.
By Road: Bochasan is connected a Borsad,anand,Vadodra majer cities and Gujarat Gov. St Buses and Privet Vehicles are available.

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Ram Janmabhoomi Temple in Ayodhya Uttar Pradesh

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Location: Ayodhya,Uttar Pradesh
Dedicated to: Lord rama
Entry:free
Photography:Not Allow
Temple timing: 5:00 Am to 10:00Pm
Visiting Timing:50Mins
Best time to Visit: March to Oct
Nearest Railway station: Ayodhya
Nearest Airport:Amausi

Ayodhya, a very holy city located in Uttar Pradesh is an important pilgrimage site. Lord Rama was born and has spent many of his pastimes here. Rama Janma Bhoomi is where Lord Rama was said to have taken birth. There is a small Lord Rama temple here. At this location there used to be the Babri Moseque, which was constructed in the 15th century by the Moghuls. The mosque was destroyed in 1992, and at the present time there are plans to built a grand Rama Temple here. Also known as Saketa in ancient times, Ayodhya is really centuries old. It was the capital of the kingdom of Kosala, of which Rama (the seventh incarnation of Vishnu, the Hindu Preserver of the Universe), the hero of the Ramayana, was the most important king. His story forms the kernel of the Ramayana (for more details see ancient scriptures). Kosala was one of the sixteen great Janpadas (great nations) that ruled the area from the Kabul valley to the banks of the Godavari on the eve of the rise of Buddhism in the 6 th century b.c. Prasenajit was the ruler of the kingdom at that time. Later the Kosala kingdom was swallowed up by the powerful kingdom of Magadha which corresponds to the districts of Patna and Gaya in Southern Bihar.

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By Air: for reaching Ayodhya the holy city, the nearest airports are Amausi, Bumrauli and Babatpur. The Amausi airport, located at a distance of 134 kms is the most nearest airport. Flights to/from most major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore are rather frequent.

By Road:Ayodhya is well connected with other places by road, as it is located on the main highway, which runs through the town on the way from Faizabad to Gorakhpur. There are always frequent tempos and buses shuttling along the highway from Faizabad to Ayodhya.

By Rail:
Ayodhya doesn’t have a railway station and one can catch trains from Faizabad. Lucknow, Allahabad and Gorakhpur are connected by rail with Faizabad.

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Bharat Mata(Mother India) Temple in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh

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Location:Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth campus
Built in:1936
Built By:Babu Shiv Prasad Gupt
Dedicated to:Mother India
Entry:free
Photography: Allow
Temple Timing:4:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Visiting timing:30 Mins

Best time to Visit:Oct to March

Nearest Railway station:Varanasi
Nearest Airport:  Varanasi


Bharat Mata Temple is among the beautiful temples constructed in 1936 by Babu Shiv Prasad Gupt, a Gandhian follower. It is situated within the campus of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth. The shrine is dedicated to Mother India and possesses a beautiful marble structure, which was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi.

The temple also has a beautiful structure of undivided India with a three-dimensional view, displaying the exact proportions of lands, oceans and hills. The architecture of the temple is in the shape of pentagonal cone, which is supported by the five pillars. The temple also offers beautiful view of river Ganges and the ghats located in close vicinity. 

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By Road:Varanasi lies on NH2 from Calcutta to Delhi, NH7 to Kanya Kumari and NH29 to Gorakhpur. Some important road distances are: Agra 565 km, Allahabad 128 km, Bodhgaya 240 km, Delhi 780km, Khajuraho 405 km, Lucknow 286 km.

By Rail:Varanasi is an important and major rail junction, served by trains from all metros and major cities across the country. It is directly connected with New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Gwalior, Meerut, Indore, Guwahati, Allahabad, Lucknow, Dehradun.

By Air:Direct, daily flights are available between Varanasi and New Delhi from Babatpur airport which is 22 km from Varanasi and 30 km from Sarnath. It also connects Varanasi to Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Calcutta, Mumbai, Lucknow and Bhuvaneshwar.

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New Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh


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Location:Banaras Hindu University campus
Built By:Birla family
Dedicated to :Lord Shiva
Entry:free
Photography: Allow
Temple Timing:4 Am to 10 Pm
Visiting timing: 30 Mins
Best time to Visit: Oct to March
Nearest Railway station: Varanasi
Nearest Airport:Varanasi

The new Vishwanath temple of Varanasi is located in the premises of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
Golden temple is the second name with which new vishwnath temple .As Golden temple is also known as Birla family and foundation so the temple is also pronounce by the Birla temple. Vishwnath temple is built by the Birla foundation in the honor of lord shiva and its infrastructure is same as kasha vishwnath temple. The temple spectacle is designed by the honorable Madan Mohan Malviya the founder of Banaras Hindu University. Mr. Madan mohan malviya was against the discrimination of upper and lower caste, creed and race in the same way temple doors doesn't pursue any discrimination to any person according to their caste, religion, or richer and standard poor.
New vishwnath temple is the example of individual dedication towards the lord shiva and its designed in the very beautiful way that no one identify in which one is kasha vishwnath and which is new vishwnath in their infrastructure. The inner walls of the temple are ornamented with extravagant sculptures according to the Hindu mythology and verses. The door of the temple opens early in the morning at 4am and shut down at 10pm in the night. Everybody is welcomed in the aarti that took place every morning and evening without any partiality and Prasad offer to every lord shiva devotees. As its shiva temple so every Monday people comes to pour milk on the marble shiva lingam and every year since it built on maha shivaratri people organize a Bhandra in which food is offer to every shiva devotee. The food plate contains Aaloo, puri halwa, kashifal and thandai as shiva Prasad devotes first have the food and later serve to other visitors it's the tradition of this temple.

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By Road:Varanasi lies on NH2 from Calcutta to Delhi, NH7 to Kanya Kumari and NH29 to Gorakhpur. Some important road distances are: Agra 565 km, Allahabad 128 km, Bodhgaya 240 km, Delhi 780km, Khajuraho 405 km, Lucknow 286 km.

By Rail:Varanasi is an important and major rail junction, served by trains from all metros and major cities across the country. It is directly connected with New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Gwalior, Meerut, Indore, Guwahati, Allahabad, Lucknow, Dehradun.

By Air:Direct, daily flights are available between Varanasi and New Delhi from Babatpur airport which is 22 km from Varanasi and 30 km from Sarnath. It also connects Varanasi to Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Calcutta, Mumbai, Lucknow and Bhuvaneshwar.

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Durga Temple(Monkey Temple) in Varanasi Uttar Pradesh

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Location:Near to Durga Ghat  on the banks of the holy Ganges River in Varanasi.
Built in:18th century
Built by:Bengali Maharani
Dedicated to:Goddess Durga
Entry:free
Photography:Allow
Attraction: Design Pattern and Busts
Temple Timing:5:00 Am to 10 Pm
Visiting Timing:30 Mins

Best time to Visit: March to Oct

Nearest Railway Station: Varanasi
Nearest Air Port: Varanasi

Brahmacharini Durga Temple is located near to Durga Ghat (Durga Kund) on the banks of the holy Ganges River in Varanasi. The prime deity is the Goddess Durga and is an imposing structure of Devi. The temple, built in 18th century by a Bengali Maharani, is one of the most revered temples in Varanasi. The temple was constructed with many storied Shikhara, placed one over the other. The temple structure is imposing and offers a spiritual ambiance to the environment.

One of the most popular temples, dedicated to Goddess Durga, it sits on the large rectangular tank called Durga Kund in the Southern sector of the city. The Puranas locate Durga Ji at her present site, and she has kept this place for many centuries. She is said to protect Varanasi from the south, as one of the fierce goddess guardians of the sacred zone. According to some who serve this temple, the image of Durga was never established by human hands, but is a self-manifest image. It appeared here of its own accord.

Durga is the 'terrible' form of Shiva's consort Parvati, so at festivals there are often sacrifices of goats. Non-Hindus can enter the courtyard but not the inner sanctum. It is commonly known as Monkey Temple due to many frisky monkey that have made it their home. 
  
History of Durga Temple Varanasi

Varanasi is a place highly revered by the Shaivite Hindus. The general trend noticed is that Durga Temples are a rare find in regions which has many followers of Lord Shiva. This is why it is indeed quite surprising to find a Durga Temple in a place like Varanasi reputed for being a Shaivite stronghold. Anyways the temple was constructed by a Bengali Maharani. It was built in the 18th century. Even though she is credited with the construction of the temple, the deity that is enshrined within the temple was not established by her. According to popular legend, Durga herself appeared in this temple at Benaras ( the other name by which Varanasi is known ), India. Durga temple, also known as the "monkey temple" is one of the important temples of Varanasi. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The Durga temple was built in the eighteenth century. A Bengali Maharani built the Durga temple in Nagara Style ( the North Indian style of temple architecture ). It is stained red with ochre and has a multi-tiered shikhara ( spire ). The Durga temple is situated on a rectangular tank, called the Durga Kund. According to the Puranas, Goddess Durga has kept this place for many centuries and protects the holy city, Varanasi, from the South. According to legends, the present statue of Goddess Durga was not made by man but appeared on its own in the temple. The Durga temple is also called Monkey temple because of the presence of large number of monkeys. In Hinduism, Durga is represented as the embodiment of shakti or female power, clad in red, riding a tiger and fully armed with Shiva's trident, Vishnu's discus and a sword. Non-Hindus can enter the courtyard of the Durga temple but not the inner sanctum.
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The temple is based on square shape. It has a square campus. The main building of temple is built of a square shaped stage. The shape of building is also square. The stage of the temple contains rooms in it, which are used for temple's staff purposes and sometimes, for Yagya. The campus is a green campus with trees and plants. Visitor can walk around the main temple building in the campus. It's useful since, some worshippers walk around the building of temples for religious reasons in Hinduism. The temple has a huge square pond in front of it. The pond is with stone stairs in all sides and four watch pillars on each corner. There is a shade made of stone also at one side of the pond. The stone work on the walls of temple building also emphasizes the square shape. The temple wall has designs built in square shaped blocks and ornamental scrawls.
About Durga Kund

On the right side of the Durga temple, a rectangular tank of water known as Durga Kund (Kund means pond or pool). Earlier it was directly connected to the river so that it can automatically replenish. But currently the water channel is closed to block the water supply. The water in the pond is collected by the rain or drainage from the temple. At the occasion of Nag Panchami, the act of showing Lord Vishnu resting on the Shesha Nag is recreated every year in the Durga Kund.
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By Road:Varanasi lies on NH2 from Calcutta to Delhi, NH7 to Kanya Kumari and NH29 to Gorakhpur. Some important road distances are: Agra 565 km, Allahabad 128 km, Bodhgaya 240 km, Delhi 780km, Khajuraho 405 km, Lucknow 286 km.

By Rail:Varanasi is an important and major rail junction, served by trains from all metros and major cities across the country. It is directly connected with New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Gwalior, Meerut, Indore, Guwahati, Allahabad, Lucknow, Dehradun.

By Air:Direct, daily flights are available between Varanasi and New Delhi from Babatpur airport which is 22 km from Varanasi and 30 km from Sarnath. It also connects Varanasi to Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Calcutta, Mumbai, Lucknow and Bhuvaneshwar.

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