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Bhrigu Rishi Temple | Gujarat, Bharuch

One of the Saptrishis of Indian mythology, Sage Bhrigu is highly revered in Hinduism for his wisdom and knowledge. The Bhrigu Rishi shrine, situated near the river Narmada, is dedicated to the divinity of the great saint. Rishi Bhrigu is credited with writing the first-ever book on Indian Astrology, the Bhrigu Samhita. The temple was built between 1675A.D to 1686A.D by the Maratha rulers, and has undergone many repairs and renovations during the later years.

Legend

The temple is built in dedication to Rishi Bhrigu. The shrine is believed to be where the ashram of the Sage was situated. It is believed that Bhrigu Rishi wrote first Indian Astrological work, Bhrigu Samhita at this very spot of the shrine. He is said to have documented five million horoscopes in the book. It is also believe that, it was here the great saint told Ganesh Purana to King Somakanta.

Architecture

The temple  of Bhrigu Rishi is divided into two sections. The first part houses Bhrigu Rishi, Jamadagni Maharishi, Renuka Mata and Parasurama, Lord Ganesh idols. The second part, which is the core of the temple, is again divided into two portions. One portion has Lord Narayana idol, four vedas in the form of Shiva lingas, and idols of Dashavataras. The second portion contains Jwaleshwar mahadev, who was worshiped by Bhrigu maharishi. Ganesh,...View more

Darsan Info

Timings - 6.00 AM to 7.00 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire.

Culture

Bharuch was a ship building center and sea port since the early ages of history. Bharuch has been the home to the Gujarati Bhargav Brahmin community for ages. The community traces its lineage to Bhrigu Rishi and Lord Parshuram. The rain (Meghraja) festival celebrated in Bharuch during monsoon season is unique and attracts a lot of devotees.

Language Spoken:Gujarati

Location and Contact

Katopor Bazar, Bharuch, Gujarat 392001

By rail/road - Bharuch is well connected by rail and road to the rest of the state.                    
By air - The nearest airport is Vadodara which is around 85kms from the temple. Taxis and buses are available from the airport.

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Temple Rituals

The priests perform regular pujas and rituals to the deities

Regular Offerings

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