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.
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.
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.Pic Courtesy :http://t...View more
Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative clothing.
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
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
The priests perform regular puja and rituals to the deities.