Basara Saraswati Temple
- 1 Basara Saraswati Temple
- 1.1 Gnana Saraswati Basara Temple
- 1.2 Famous Basara Temple History:
- 1.3 List of Basara Temple Darshan Timings:
- 1.4 List of Pooja and Ticket Cost:
- 1.5 Ways to reach Basara:
- 1.6 Must-watch videos of the temple:
- 1.7 Frequently Asked Questions:
How to get Basara Temple Darshan Online Booking? No online booking facility is available at Basara temple for Darshan or Pooja. We can purchase the tickets for darshan/pooja at the temple counter. Basara temple Abhishekam Tickets will start issuing from 4:00 AM.
In Simple, only current booking is available for Dashan. As pooja/darshan tickets are unlimited in a day, we can book the tickets on the same day of arrival.
Gnana Saraswati Basara Temple
The temple is on the river Godavari of Nirmal District, Telangana State. The primary deity of this temple is Goddess Saraswathi, to be the Goddess of Knowledge. It is one of the two temples of Goddess Saraswathi at Kashmir called Sharada Peeta.
Famous Basara Temple History:
When it comes to the legend behind the temple, After the ferocious Kurukshetra War, Sage Vedavyasya came to the Dandaka forest on the coast of the Godavari river along with his son Shakuni to live a peaceful life. He was pleased with the beauty of the place and decided to have shelter there.
Meanwhile, Vedavyasya dreamed of building a temple for three by Goddess Jaganmata. After that, he brought three hands full of dunes and made three goddess deities with the sand. Since then, the three deities have been coated with turmeric and worshipped. There is a belief that who eats the piece of turmeric coated to gods will gain more knowledge and intelligence.
The place was called Vasara of Vyasya Sage; with the influence of some Maharastra people, the temple was named Basara.
They’re also a belief that the place where Valmiki wrote Ramanyanam by dedicating it to Goddess Saraswathi. We can also find a marble tomb of Valmiki sage near the temple.
History says that a Karnataka King named Bijjaludu constructed this temple in the 6th century because he was the ruler of Nandagiri in that period.
List of Basara Temple Darshan Timings:
Generally, the temple opens at 4:00 AM and closes by 8:30 PM. But the temple will be closed for 1 hour in the afternoon, i.e. 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Here is the timings list of the temple.
|Name of the Pooja/Darshan||
Abhishekam, Alankarana, Harathi
|4:30 AM to 7:30 AM|
7:30 AM to 6:00 PM
|12:00 PM to 12:30 PM|
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
List of Pooja and Ticket Cost:
Basara Temple performs pooja daily the temple. Here is the index to know
- Vyasa Guha Pravesham ——————– Rs.5
- Gnana Jyothi Deepam ———————- Rs.10
- Sri Sathyanarayana Swamy Pooja ——– Rs.100
- Aksharabhyasam —————————– Rs. 100
- Upanayanam ———————————- Rs.100
- Special Darshanam ————————— Rs.100
- Special Kumkumarchana ——————– Rs.150
- Abhishekam ———————————— Rs. 200
- Pallaki Seva on every Friday —————— Rs.200
- Special Aksharabhyasam ——————– Rs.1000
- Shashvatha Kumkumarchana ————— Rs.1,016
- Nithya Chandi Homam ———————— Rs.1,116
- Suvarna Pushparchana on Friday ———– Rs.1,116
- Shashvitha Pooja Abhishekam ————— Rs.1,116
The temple also performs pooja for vehicles called Vahana Pooja. Details of pooja and ticket cost
- 2 Wheeler —————————————Rs.100
- Car or Jeep ————————————- Rs.150
- A heavy vehicle like Bus/Tractor/Truck —–Rs.200
For more details of the temple, you can click on the official Basara temple Website by clicking here
Ways to reach Basara:
If you want to reach by air, then Hyderabad airport is nearer to the temple with 259 km. From there, hire a vehicle or choose a railway way to get to the temple.
Basara Railway Station is the nearest railway station to reach the temple. It takes 2 km to get to the temple. Form Hyderabad, frequent rails will run to Basara.
There is an availability of direct buses from Hyderabad MGBS to Basara.
Now, you know how to get Basara temple online booking, details of timings of pooja. So, plan your trip accordingly and have a happy darshan.
Must-watch videos of the temple:
Here is a video about the aksharabhaysam pooja at Basara Temple Darshan.
This video will tell you about the temple history in detail.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Temple Distance from Hyderabad? The temple distance from Hyderabad is about 206.4 Km and takes about four and half hours to reach.
What are Basara Temple Darshan Aksharabhyasam Timings? Aksharabhyasam pooja at the temple is 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM. If you want the procedure and details of aksharabhysam, click here.
What is Basara Temple Contact number? The temple Contact number is +91 94910 00656. You can even visit the Basara temple Website if you have any queries regarding the temple by clicking here.