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Bharat Mata Mandir, Varanasi | Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi

Situated in the holy city of Varanasi, is the temple of Bharat Mata, its uniqueness in the fact that this temple is dedicated to the devotion to our motherland. The temple dedicated to Mother India defines the spirit of nationalism that binds every Indian. Built before the partition it depicts undivided India. The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1936. While inaugurating he had conveyed his hope that the temple would go a long way to promote peace, love and unity.

Legend

The temple was born out of the devotion of a nationalist Babu Shiv Prasad Gupta and antiquarian Shri Durga Prasad Khatri. They wanted to construct a shrine dedicated to the Mother India, in Varanasi, a place dotted with many other temples.This temple is part of famous Kashi - Varanasi Pilgrimage Yatra.

Architecture

Situated in the beautiful garden of Mahatma Gandhi Kasi Vidyapith is the Bharat Mata temple. The shrine is constructed in marble with long pillars supporting it. The main hall has a huge central courtyard where the map of undivided India carved on the floor. It is in 3D, with the mountains, plains, rivers all depicted perfectly. Photos of Gandhi and other freedom fighters are kept all around the courtyard.

Darsan Info

Temple timings : 9.30AM to 8.00PM.
Anyone irrespective of religion, caste, creed, nationality can enter the temple.

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Darsan Dresscode

Devotees can wear any attire. Footwear has to be kept outside

Culture

The city of Varanasi believed to be found by Lord Shiva himself is closely associated with many stories of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. The place is the most revered site in the country with its many temples, ashrams and ghats. Cremation and rites for the departed are conducted in many of these Ghats.

Language Spoken:Hindi

Location and Contact

Cannt Road, Chetganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi is a major pilgrim destination in India. It is well connected to other parts of the country by rail, road and air.

Additional Info

    • Central Residency hotel(0542 222 1022)
    • Sanjay Motels(0542 645 1102)
    • HHI Varanasi (0542 241 1484)
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Temple Rituals

The temple does not have any idols for Gods or Goddesses but a huge map of India carved out of marble. There are no religious rituals in the temple

Regular Offerings

Flowers

famous Festivals

January - Republic Day of India
August - Independence Day of India

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