Ram Tirath, Ram Tirth

Ram Tirath, Ram Tirth

Punjab, Amritsar

Shrine: Lord Rama

Sri Ram Tirath Temple dates back to the period of Ramayana and is considered as the place where the ashram of sage Valmiki was situated. A large number of tourists and devotees visit the place especially during the annual fair held on the full moon day in November. Ascetics and sages also come here to meditate and worship Lord Rama.

Origin: The temple has its origin traced to the reign of Lord Rama.

Legend

According to the mythology, Ram Tirth is situated at the place where the revered sage Valmiki had his ashram. It is believed that he gave shelter to Sita devi after she was ousted from Ayodhya. She gave birth to her sons Luv and Kush here. Hindu mythology also states that the epic fight between Luv-Kush and their father, Lord Rama, took place at Ram Tirath. It was also here, that the sage wrote the epic Ramayana.

Architecture

The temple complex consists of a series of temples.  The sanctum supported by pillars has the image of Lord Rama. The temple complex also contains a hut and a tank. Goddess Sita is believed to have stayed at the hut . The tank is believed to have been dug by Lord Hanuman. The shrine has a monumental statue of Lord Hanuman. There are also huge statues of Lord Rama and various depictions of Ramayana all around the shrine.
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Darsan Info

Temple timings - 5.00 AM to 9.00 PM

Darsan Dresscode: Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative clothing.

Culture

Amritsar is the spiritual and cultural centre for the Sikh religion.  The city is known for its rich cuisine and culture, and for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919 under British Rule.  It is near Pakistan, with the Wagah Border being only 28 km

Language Spoken: Punjabi

Location and Contact

Kaler, Punjab 143101

Contact Number : +91 8267919654

Ways to Reach

Amritsar is a major city of Punjab and is well connected to other parts of the country by road, rail and air. The temple is situated around 13 kms from the railway station and 15kms from the airport. Taxis and buses are available to reach the temple

Addition Info

  • Hotel PR Residency(073071 00700)
    MK Hotel (90183 250 4611).
    Amritsar has many accommodation options for all budgets.
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Climate

Place Name Jan - March April - June July - Sept Oct - Dec
Max-Temparture 22.5oC 37oC 34.6oC 26.6oC
Min-Temparture 7oC 20oC 25oC 9.3oC

Temple Rituals

The priests perform regular puja and rituals to the deities.

Special Rituals

There is a belief among devotees that childless women will be blessed with an offspring if they take a dip at the Sita di Baoli on full moon night. Women also float lamps in the Tirth which is believed to wash off all their sins

Pooja Timing

Temple timings - 5.00 AM to 9.00 PM

Festivals

April -  Ram Navami
November -  Diwali, Temple fair





  • Near Bus Stand

  • Amritsar
  • Nearby Airport

  • Amritsar
  • Nearby Railway Station

  • Amritsar
  • Taxi Stand

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Sonia on Feb 11, 2017 07:35 AM
I have no baby when i come for bath in mata sita ki baoli plz ans me

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