Basara Saraswathi Temple

this is an ancient temple devoted to goddess saraswathi. the temple at basar is likewise the abode of goddess lakshmi and kali. the current shape dates back to the chalukya period.


this temple has no extraordinary carvings like other temples. strolling in advance a few steps, one enters the sanctum sanctorum – a feeling higher experienced than defined. a sense of peace, brightness and unlimited joy engulfs one. the presiding deity, ‘gnana saraswathi devi’, is in a seated position with a ‘veena’ in hand and bedecked with turmeric. adjoining is the shrine of goddess maha lakshmi and a bit distance away, at the japanese facet is the maha kali temple.


akshara abhyasam


akshrabyasam in basara saraswathi templenow a days there's heavy rush of pilgrims coming to basara to perform “akshara abhyasam” for the kids. in line with the legend maharishi vyasa and his disciples and sage suka determined to settle down in a cool and serene ecosystem after the kurukshetra war. in the quest for the peaceful dwelling house, he got here to dandaka forest and pleased with serenity of the place selected this place. after his ablutions inside the river godavari maharishi vyasa used to bring three fistful of sand and region it in three small thousands and made photos sarada, laxmi, gowri together with his mystic power and later conducted prayers. this idol fabricated from sand has its face smeared with turmeric. consuming a bit bit of this turmeric paste, it is believed, will beautify one’s awareness and information. many people, in reality, take their kids to basara for “akshara abhyasam” before taking off formal school schooling. unique poojas and celebrations are held at the temple at some stage in maha sivarathri, starting 15 days earlier than (vasantha panchami) and persevering with 3 days after the competition. devi navarathrulu is widely known for ten days throughout dasara. given that maharishi vyasa spent big time in prayers, the place became then called “vasara” and turned into basara because of the influence of the marathi language inside the place.


the 8 pushkarnis

basara saraswathi templesome 100m from the temple there may be the cave, wherein the devout ‘narahari maluka’ is thought to have achieved rigorous penance. there's a four-sided monolith rock known as “vedavathi”, which produces unique sounds on each aspect while struck. it's far said to comprise jewels of sita devi. there are eight ‘pushkarnis’ spread throughout the village called ‘indra teeratham’, ‘surya teeratham’, ‘vyasa teeratham’, ‘valmiki teeratham’, ‘vishnu teeratham’, ‘ganesha teeratham’, ‘puthra teeratham’ and ‘shiva teeratham’.

the maximum crucial festivals celebrated are maha shivaratri (february-march) and devi navaratrulu (septmber-october) and on both the occasions about 10,000 pilgrims visit the vicinity from all components of andhra pradesh and maharashtra.

basar is a village with outstanding gardens surrounded by the temple premises amidst the dry and barren patches of the north telangana region.


by using teach : basara has a rail railway station among secunderbad junction – mudkhed junction (via kamareddy, nizamabad.)


by way of avenue : wide variety of andhra pradesh road delivery buses ( apsrtc) are available from hyderabad mahatma gandhi bus station ( imliban bus station), from jubilee bus station (jbs secunderabad), nizamabad bus stand, bainsa, nirmal and mancherial.

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