Basara Temple: Gnana Saraswati Temple in Basar, Telangana

Basara Temple is a Hindu temple of Goddess Saraswati located on the banks of Godavari River at Basar, Telangana state. Basara Saraswati Temple is one of the two famous Saraswati temples in India, the other being in Jammu & Kashmir. Saraswati is the Hindu Goddess of knowledge and learning. Children are brought to the temple for the learning ceremony called as Akshara abyasam. The origin and the […]

Accommodation at Basara Temple

Here are the details of accommodation at Basara temple. The information on guest houses, rooms, AC rooms, Non AC rooms, temple rooms, sadans, etc is given here. Here is the list of Guest House / Sadan, Amount for each room per day… TTD Guest House ( Four Rooms) Each room (Non-AC) Rs. 150 per day, […]

Religious History (Sthala Puranam) of Basara Temple

Here is the religious history, sthala Puranam of Basara Temple. It is located in Mudhol Mandal of Adilabad district in Andhra Pradesh. According to legend, Maharishi Veda Vyasa and his disciples and sage Śuka decided to settle down in a cool and serene atmosphere after the Kurukshetra War. In the quest for a peaceful abode, Vyasa came to Dandaka forest and, pleased with serenity of […]

Postal Aksharabhyasam Scheme in Basara Saraswati Temple

Aksharabhyasam is the major ritual observed in Basara Saraswati temple in Andhra Pradesh. Millions of devotees visit the temple every year and perform Aksharabhyasam to their tiny tots. Basara Gnana Saraswati Temple committee has started a new service – ‘Postal Aksharabhyasam Scheme, by which the temple committee offers puja to the Goddess on the names […]