July 7, 2022

Top 5 Places to Visit in Kaushambi

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Top Tourist Attractions in Kaushambi

Kaushambi

About Kaushambi

Kaushambi District is rich in historic sites. The history of every day demystifies the district’s significance. The important historical centres are Kara, Prabhasgiri and Kaushambi. The district is abundant with temples in which the major attractiveness are the temple Sheetla in Kara Dham and the temple Jain in Prabhosa. This site is located around 69 kilometres to the north-west of Allahabad. In Kara there are so many temples that are notable for the temples Sheetla Mata, Chhetrapal Bhairav, Hanuman and Kaleshwar Mahadev temples.

Best Places to Visit in Kaushambi

  1. Sheetla Mata temple
  2. Chhetrapal Bhairav temple
  3. Hanuman temple
  4. Kaleshwar Mahadev temple
  5. Kara – Birth place of the famous saint Malookdas

Kaushambi is surrounded by several sites of interest like as Allahabad, Kanpur, Varanasi, Vindhayavasini, Chitrakoot.

Sheetla Ma Temple

Ma Sheetla’s shrine is located on the Ganga River’s bank. It is known as the primary shaktipeeth among the Goddess’s 51 shaktipeeths. Sheetla Devi is seated on gardhabha in the idol. This temple is a place of worship for people of all faiths. It is stated that worshipping Goddess Sheetla on the ashtami of Krishnapaksha in the month of Chetra dispels negative forces.

Since at least 1000 A.D., this location has been a religious pilgrimage site. Kara was also an important municipality in the kingdoms of northern India’s mediaeval monarchs. Even today, one may see the ruins of King Jaichand’s fort, the last Hindu king of Kannauj.

Kara – birth place of the famous saint Malookdas

Kara is also the birthplace of the well-known saint Malookdas (1631-1739 A.D.). There is a saint’s ashram and Samadhi. He was also a devotee of the Goddess Kara. Teg Bahadur, a well-known Sikh guru, had travelled to Kara to discuss many matters with Saint Malookdas.

Kara is also the birthplace of the well-known saint Malookdas (1631-1739 A.D.). There is a saint’s ashram and Samadhi. He was also a devotee of the Goddess Kara. Teg Bahadur, a well-known Sikh guru, had travelled to Kara to discuss many matters with Saint Malookdas.

Prabhasgiri

Prabhasgiri or Prabhosa is a religious historical site on the bank of the Yamuna river in the Manjhanpur Tehsil, some 50 kilometres north of Allahabad.

It is also said that Shri Krishna was killed here by Jaratkumar’s arrow while hunting deer.

Previously, there was a large Jain temple on a very large hill. After the demolition of this temple, another Jain temple was built in 1824 A.D. There is also a cave that is 9 feet long and 7 feet wide. The records in this cave date from the second century before the Gupta dynasty and are from the brahmilipi. Until recently, this location has served as the spiritual hub for all Jain devotees. This is where the sixth teerthankara of the Jains, BhagwanPadmaPrabhu, spent the majority of his life.

Goddess Durga Temple

This temple is located around 1km south-west of Manjhanpur’s town area. There is a black stone idol of Goddess Durga and Lord Shiva in this temple. These idols are thought to be from the period of Buddha. On the occasion of Navaratri, a vast crowd gathers to honour Goddess Durga.

This temple is located about 10 kilometres west of Manjhanpur in the village of Gambheerapurab on the bank of a pond. According to local legend, Kamasin Devi grants all of her devotees’ wishes. The locals have a strong belief in the divine powers of this shrine.

This location is roughly 30 kilometres from Allahabad on the Allahabad-Kanpur road. This location is in the Chayal tehsil. This location is home to a massive temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ram. This temple was built about 20 years ago.

There are various tourist attractions near Kaushambi, including Allahabad, Kanpur, Varanasi, Chitrakoot, and Vindhayavasini.

Best Time to Visit in Kaushambi

From November to March is the best time to visit Kaushambi.

How to Reach Kaushambi

  • The nearest  airports is Allahabad Airport (45Km) from District headquarters Kaushambi.
  • The nearest  railway station is Bharwari (15Km) from District headquarters Kaushambi.
  • District headquarter connected by bus from Allahabad (52 km ), Chitrakoot (75 km), Fatehpur (80km) and Kanpur ( 160 km).

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