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Gayatri Mata Temple in Shantikunj Haridwar Uttarakhand

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Location : Shanti Kunj Ashram,Rishikesh Road,Haridwar,Uttarakhand
Built in : 1971
Built By : Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharya
Dedicated to: Gayatri Mata
Photography : Allow
Entry : Free
Visiting Timing : 1Hour
Best Time to Visit : May to Oct
Temple Timing : 6AM to 9AM
Phone:01334 260602
Website:Shantikunj Ashram
Coordinates: 29°59'33"N 78°11'25"E

Nearest Airport: Delhi,Dehradun
Nearest Railway Station:Haridwar

More Information about Gayatri Mata Temple Shanti kunj Haridwar

Shanti Kunj is located 6 kms from Haridwar on the Rishikesh Road. It was founded and developed by Gurudev, Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharya in 1971 in Haridwar. It is the head-quarter of All World Gayatri Pariwar, which has more than 70 million followers all over the world. sculptures resembling the various characters of Hindu mythology, heritage of the religious glory of Haridwar.

Shantikunj Haridwar was founded by the Saint-Scholar-Philosopher par excellence, Pandit Shriram Sharma Acharya, who in his youth was also a freedom fighter.

Shantikunj has emerged over the years as a unique center and fountain-head of a global movement of Yug Nirman Yojana (Movement for the Reconstruction of the Era) for moral as well as spiritual regeneration in the light of very old Indian heritage. It is the head-quarter of Yug Nirman Yojna of the All World Gayatri Pariwar (or Akhil Bhartiya Gayatri Pariwar), which has a following of more than twenty million devoted disciples and seventy million persons all over the world.

Shantikunj Ashram Haridwar is the fountain head of cultural, ethical, spiritual awakening & national integration. Through the Seer-Vision of the Yugrishi the founder organiser and patron who was born on 20th September 1911 in the village Anwalkhera, Agra, (U.P.) India. Shantikunj Ashram India has grown into unique fountain head of moral, ethical and spiritual awakening of the masses in India carrying the seer-vision of Acharyashri with the messege of love, peace, understanding and unity-in-diversity to all corners of the globe. The gist of Gurudev's messege is the lightening up of human consciousness to a higher and nobler realm of light, love and life instincts with divine harmony and joy. Reverred Mata Bhagvati Devi Sharma (worshipped as the emanation of mother Durga by the Gayatri Pariwar) has been the foremost collaboration and discipline of Gurudev. She contributed the most in giving concrete shape to the ideals and dreams of her soul-mate. The smooth working of this vast organization is based on voluntary contribution of fifty paisa, one handful of grain and one hour daily of mission work by millions of its devotees.

Shantikunj Ashram Haridwar is devoted to cultural, ethical, moral and spiritual awakening and national integration. Development of divinity in mankind is the foremost goal and avowed objective. Pledged for national peace, prosperity, amity, love, goodwill and fraternity irrespective of region, religion, faith, caste, creed, sect etc., Shanti Kunj is a unique abode true to its name. Visitors who stay here are glued to the Ashram, when they visit and view its peace & fraternal treatment. The courteous ovation and pleasing treatment add glory to the solemn attraction and the visitor wishes to come here again for accomodation.

Expansion of national unity, amity and brotherhood and extinction of ignorance, jealousy, hatred and strife from globe are being attempted by popularizing Gayatri Mantra, Yagya and Sanskar, the adoption of which invokes celestial thoughts and inspires for divine deeds. The divinity may be seen firmly fixed in every activity of this holy shrine.

Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya

Another noteworthy contribution of unparalleled and unsurpassed significance is the establishment of a university of its own kind of the world with the avowed objective of imparting global education on scientific spirituality and life style. These form the base of human transformation and result in the development of Divine manners, charming habits, noble character, captivating sweet behaviour and elegant qualities which may enable the human race to shun its ego, selfishness and material greed and develop rational thought and compassion for all animate & inanimate world.

With a view to revive past glorious civilization, inducing noble sanskars, patriotism, national unity, amity and brotherhood irrespective of region, religion, caste, creed, sect etc., Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya has been developed on the pattern of Takshshila and Nalanda, the two glorious universities of ancient times with four faculties in the initial stage viz. Sadhna, Shiksha, Swasthya and Swavlamban.

If Brahmvarchas Shodh Sansthan is a fragrant flower grown by the 'Mahatapa' of Pujya gurudev the Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya is the fruit grown out of that flower. The students and faculty of this university are totally committed to work towards the achievement of the objective of BSS.

Network of  Shantikunj

Shantikunj has a vast network of about 4000 Shaktipeeths-Pragya Peeths, 25000 Pragya Sansthans & 30000 Swadhyaya Mandals etc., which regularly organise satsang, discourses, inspiring sings, discussions on various problems in their areas to advance the noble cause of the mission. Infact, these serve as local centres of which Shantikunj is the Headquarter.

Achievements of Shantikunj Ashram, Haridwar

Shantikunj has performed gigantic tasks unknown in the history of thousands of years of this country. After the magnificent 1008 Kundli Maha Yagya in 1958, it has performed 24 similar Gayatri Mahayagyas in each of which 2 to 3 lakh persons participated. Besides these 28 Ashvamedha Yagyas were also organised for Global awakening of people in each of which 10 to 15 lakh people took part. Yug Sandhi Mahapurushcharan of 12 years penance was celebrated in two installments. The first Mahapurnahuti was organized in 1995 at the birh place of reverred Gurudev at Anwalkheda, Agra in which 30 to 40 lakh people participated. It was the grandest celebration of the mission, The second Maha Purnahuti was organised at Haridwar in the year 2000 in 5 steps in which almost ten million devotees participated.

Besides the performance of gigantic Yagyas more than 250 Sanskar mahotsavas of magnanimus form were also organised in different parts of the country for the revival of the ancient practice of sanskar in the most elegant manner which turned even the mental plane of hard criminals. They refined themselves and started living a civil life after wards. In this process the organization has proved to be a unique spiritual sanitorium for people of all walks of life of the country and of different parts of world.

History of Shantikunj Haridwar

ShantiKunj Ashram was established in the year 1971 by Pandit Shri Ram Sharma Acharya. Built over a small piece of land, the ashram gained followers and grew in leaps and bounds. Over the years, it spread to a larger area which came to be called as the Gayatri Nagar. 
Later on, further enhancements were made in the ashram in the form of a satellite campus which was a research Institute named, Brahmavarchas Shodh Sansthan, in the year 1979. The institute is located at a distance of around 1.5 kilometres from the main Ashram. 
In the year 1998, another campus was added to the main buildings, this was called as Gayatrikunj. Today, it is the campus of the Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, a recognised University under the flagship of Shantikunj. 

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How to Reach Gayatri Mata Temple in Shantikunj Haridwar

By Road:Shanti Kunj Ashram 6 kms for Bus stand or Railway station.Walking distance for road

By Rail : The nearest Railway station is at Haridwar.

By Air :  The nearest airport from the Ashram is the Jolly Grant Airport located at a distance of 24 kilometres.

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