BHOJPUR | A GUIDE THROUGH THIS RELIGIOUS TOWN

July 29, 2020 Travel Diaries
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By Bhumika Bhartiya |  BHOJPUR | A GUIDE THROUGH THIS RELIGIOUS TOWN

This town of Bhojpur is mostly famous for its huge Shivling statue which was set in place a long time ago. The town is filled with a number of temples. Varying types of ancient sculptures are set in place in Bhojpur and people worship these sculptures as well. It was built in the eleventh century in Madhya Pradesh.

 

 

BHOJPUR STRUCTURE

The main temple of Bhojpur is actually dedicated to Lord Shiva. Substantially, The temple houses one of the largest liṅgas in India which is 5.5m tall and 2.4 feet in circumference. It is crafted in a single rock.

BHOJPUR VISITING PLACES

Bhojpur houses several visiting places. Also, It provides the visitor with panoramic views as it is situated beside the Betwa River which is one of the tributaries of the Yamuna River. Furthermore, Bhojpur is also home to many temples, the inner architectural designs of which will blow your mind!

 

 

Additionally, Different sects of people visit these temples and worship the God they believe in.

  • Bhojeshwar Temple
  • Manatunga Acharya Shrine
  • Manjhar Khund Gufa Mandir
  • Prachin Devi Mandir
  • Ram Janki Mandir
  • Ram Mandir
  • Khedapati Hanuman Mandir
  • Shiv Shakti Durga Mandir
  • Sai Baba Mandir Gayatri Mandir
  • Maa Vaishno Mandir

BHOJPUR CENTRE OF ATTRACTION

The town of Bhojpur always been a center of attraction for many tourists around the country and out of it. People come and visit this place just to see how it is still after so many years. Furthermore, Bhoja’s Royal Palace, Jain Temples, Parvati Cave, and Rock Drawing and Quarries; these places are around the Bhojpur temple and there you will find some unwanted guests who might steal your food and run away. People consider them as small gods. Also, These are langoors (a variety of monkeys).

 

 

Additionally, In the Hindu culture, there is this festival known as Shivratri. On this auspicious day, people worship their god “Lord Shiva”. People from all over the country visit Bhojpur during this time because Bhojpur is known for its temples devoted to Lord Shiva. However, On this day many native people come together and offer small gifts to Lord Shiva. They perform some rituals to preach to God. Moreover, They give their offerings in the form of milk, sweets, and bel patra known as Aegle marmelos.

Apparently, The significance of Bhojpurlies in the fact that it is a place for people who believe in Lord Shiva. Not only that, but the temples also offer prayers to Gods of various religions. Undoubtedly, The town ofBhojpur sets a good example of secularism.

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