Basara Temple Aksharabhyasam Timings

Basara Sri Gnana Saraswati Temple is one of the popular Temples for Aksharabhyasam ritual for children. Aksharabhyasam also referred to as Vidyarambham or Akshara Sweekaram (Akshara Srikaram, Ezhuthiniruthu), is a Hindu ritual observed for initiating children into education and the world of alphabets. ‘Om Hari Sri Ganapathaye Namah’ is the vidyarambham mantra written on sand or […]

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, […]

Vasanta Panchami at Basara Saraswati Temple

Vasanta Panchami heralds the advent of spring. This festival marks the first day of spring. In 2014, Vasanta Panchami date is February 4. Vasantha means the spring. Magh-Shukla Panchami, which generally falls in the month of February is celebrated as Vasanth Panchami. The fields are mustard yellow with the ripening of crops. Yellow is a […]

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 […]