Gnana Saraswathi Temple in Basara Andhra Pradesh

Here is Some information about Gnana Saraswathi Temple in Basara Andhra Pradesh India.

Location: Banks of Godavari River at Basara village,Andhra Pradesh
Built in:  11th century to 18th century
Built By : Saga Veda Vyasa
Phone : +91-8752-243503
Dedicated to: Goddesh Sarashwati
Entry: Free
Photography:Allow
Temple Timing: 4:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Significance: One of the temple
Visiting Timing: 30 Mins
Best time to Visit: October to March
Architectural style: South India
Nearest Railway Station:Basar Railway station(2.5 Km)
Nearest Airport: Haidrabad Airport

More Information about Gnana Saraswathi Temple

Gnana Saraswathi Temple is located at Banks of Godavari River at Basara village,Andhra Pradesh.The temple was built about   11th century to 18th century by  Saga Veda Vyasa.The temple is dedicated to Goddesh Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Knowledge and Learning.According to Brahmandapuranam, Adikavi Valmiki installed Saraswati and wrote Ramayana here. Children are brought here to do the learning ceremony called Akshara Abyasam. It is believed to be one of the two oldest temples of Goddess Saraswathi in India, the other being located in Kashmir.There is a marble image of Valmiki and his samadhi near the temple. It is believed that this temple is one of the three temples constructed near the confluence of Manjira and Godavari rivers by Ashtrakutas. According to another school of thought ‘Bijialudu’ a Karnataka king, who ruled the province of Nandagiri with Nanded as his capital in the sixth century, constructed the temple at Basara. The image of Lakshmi stands besides Goddess Saraswati in the sanctum sanctorum. Due to the presence of Saraswati, Lakshmi and Kali, Basara is considered as the abode of the divine trinity on the Bank of the River Godavari which is 40kms from Nizamabad on Adilabad district border.On Akshara abhyasam Heavy rush of pilgrims coming to BasaraSaraswati temple for children.

History of  Sri Saraswathi Temple in Basara

The history of the temple goes back to the times of ‘Mahabharata’ which  is nearly  five thousand years old. The Goddes Saraswathi is known for initiation of  “ Aksharabyasa” and is also called as Sri Gnana  Saraswathi. Maharshi Veda Vyasa after the epic war of ‘Maha Bharatha’ traveled to south from North. He reached Dhandakaranya region and performed penace to please Goddess Saraswathi on the banks of holy river Godavari.Daily he used to wake up by Brahma Muhurtha (early morning) and goes to holy Godavari  for sacred bath and returns to his meditation place and engaged in his  meditation till the sun set. There is a cave in this region where Veda Vyasa  sit for penance it as entitled as ‘Kumarachala’ Due to the  meditation performed by kumaraswamiji he used to pray by following words for the Goddes  Saraswathi.‘Paramashanthi Pradayini’ ‘ Adrushyaroopini’ Because of Veda Vyasa’s meditation this region called as Tapobhoomi. Here Sri Veda Vyasa Rushi got darshan and blessings of Goddess Saraswathi. In the passage of meditation period he got a dream, in that she ordered Veda Vyasa that every day before meditation he has to bring a feastful of sand from Godavari after sacred bath to this cave and keep it as three heaps. After some time from three heaps three deities appeared because of penance and meditation power of Saga Veda Vyasa as follows.
Maha Saraswathi,Maha Laxmi,Maha Kali ,For these three deities Veda Vyasa made Prana Prasthista. As he stayed here for a long time this place was named ‘ Vasara’ in due course of time it became ‘ Baasar’.At that time one young man named Sri Makkaji Patel who belongs to Veera Shaiva of Renukapuram has tried to protect the temple from the attacks made by the Nawabs with the help of a gang of youngstars belonging to Ravindrapuram, Mahathpuram, Ratnapuram, Vyasapuram under the leadership of Makkaji Patel, the temple was protected from Muslims invasions.

Sri Saraswathi Temple in Basara Seva and Timing


Abhishekam
100-00
Kumkumarchana
  20-00
Akshara Srikaram
  50-00
Sri Sathyanarayana Swami Pooja
  50-00
Spl Akshara Srikaram
500-00
Nithya Chandi Hamam
516-00
Upanayanam
  50-00
Pallaki Seva
  50-00
Vahana pooja
  50-00 To 150
Shashvitha Bala Boga Prasadam
1001-00
Shashvitha Kumkumarchana
1016-00
Shashvitha Abhishekam
1116-00
                                   Annadanam  Schemes
Shashwatha  Maha Raja Poshakulu
10116-00
Shashwatha Poshakulu                                 
  5116-00
Sadarana Poshakulu                                        
  1116-00

                                   Visiting Hours
Suprbatha Seva           


4.00am
Abhishekam                              
04.30
To
05.30
Alankarana, Harathi,                 
05.00
To
06.30
Theeratha Prasada Vitharana              
06.30
To
07.30
Sarvadarshanam, Aksharabhyasam, Kunkumarchana
07.30
To
12.00
Rudra Havanam
12.00
To
12.15
Maha Nivedhana,Harathi                    
12.15
To
12.30
Temple Closed             
01.00
To
02.00
Sarvadarshanam, Aksharabhyasam, Kunkumarchana
02.00
To
07.00
Pradoshakaala Puja, Harathi.
07.00
To
08.00
Sarvadarshanam
08.00
To
08.30
Harathi       
08.30
To
08.30
Dwarabandhanam   


08.30
 
Festivals in  Sri Saraswathi Temple in Basara
  • Vyasa Pournami
  • Dasara Navarathrulu
  • Vasantha Panchami
  • Maha Shivarathri 
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 How To Reach Sri Saraswathi Temple in Basara

By Road : There are many public and private vehecals available to reach Sri Saraswathi Temple in Basara .

By Rail : The Nearest Railway station is  Basar Railway station(2.5 Km).

By Air : The Nearest Airport is  Haidrabad Airport.

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