Basar Temple,Andra Pradesh, India

Basar is a village with wonderful gardens surrounded by the temple premises amidst the dry and barren patches of the north Telangana region, 30-km from Nizamabad. Basar is situated on the banks of River Godavari. It is located at a distance of about 220-km by road and 190-km by rail from Hyderabad.

The Temples

This is an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi. The temple at Basar is also the abode of Goddess Lakshmi and Kali. The current structure dates back to the Chalukya period.

This temple has no exquisite carvings like other temples. Walking ahead a few steps, one enters the sanctum sanctorum - a feeling better experienced than described. A feeling 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. Adjacent is the shrine of Goddess Maha Lakshmi and a little distance away, on the eastern side is the Maha Kali temple.

The Legend

Legend suggests that Maharshi Veda Vyasa, the author of Mahabharata, came to the forests of Dandakaryana to meditate. He began meditating on the banks of the River Godavari and found the place to be very peaceful. The divine mother is believed to have appeared before the sage and ordained him to build temples for the Shakti trio: Maha Saraswathi, Maha Lakshmi and Maha Kali. The sage Veda Vyasa did so by bringing three handfuls of sand and sculpts out the figures. This place was initially named after Vyasa and was called "Vyasapuri". Later on it got took names Vasara and ultimately Basara/Basar.

Festivals
The most important festivals celebrated are Maha Shivaratri (February-March) and Devi Navaratrulu (Septmber-October) and on both the occasions about 10,000 pilgrims visit the place from all parts of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Now a days there is heavy rush of pilgrims coming to Basara to perform "Akshara Abhyasam" for the children.

Places To Visit

Here is the list of places to visit near Basar apart from Sri Gnana Sarawathi Devi Temple.
1) Sri Mahankali Temple
2) Sri Dattatreya Temple
3) Sri Vyasa Maharshi Guha
4) Sri Vedavathi Shila ( Sri Vedavathi stone)
5) Godavari river
6) Lord Shiva temple at river Godavari bank

How to Reach Basar

Basar is well connected with Road and Rail routes.

By Air: Nearest airport is Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. From Hyderabad one can choose to travel by Bus, Train or by hiring a private taxi.

By Train : Basara has a Rail railway station between Secunderbad Junction - Mudkhed Junction (via Kamareddy, Nizamabad.)

By Road: Number of Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Buses (APSRTC) is available from Hyderabad Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (Imliban Bus station) and from Jubilee Bus Station (JBS Secunderabad)

From Aurangabad :

You can Plan for Ajanta Express 17063 from 11.00 PM which reach near about 5.00 am at morning to basar take room at basar and return back with Devgiri Express 17058 which come basar at 4.45 pm and reach Aurangabad at 11.20 PM.




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