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Sanchi Stupa

This fascinating and world famous Stupa in Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh is a wonderful example of perfection. Showcasing brilliance of Buddhist art and sculpture, this stupa grabs attention of thousands of visitors round the year including national and foreign tourists, archaeologists and historians. The Sanchi Stupa is still holding the remains of Buddhist teachers, influential Buddhist monks and Buddhism. It also shows the journey to enlightenment and explains how Buddha achieved enlightenment.


Architecture - Buddhist Art and Architecture

Creator Commissioned by Emperor Ashoka of the Maurya Dynasty

Website -  http://sanchi.org

Address: Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh 464661

Contact No078050 06888, 755-4005748

 

Some interesting facts about the stupa:

  • This Stupa is the oldest stone structure in India that was built during the Mauryan period.

  • Originally commissioned in the third century BCE by Emperor Ashok, this huge hemispherical dome with a height of 54 feet consists of a central chamber where the relics of Lord Buddha are placed.

  • Enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1989, it is counted among the best conserved ancient Stupas of central India.


Visiting Hours/ Timing :

Sunrise to Sunset 

6:30 AM to 6:30 pm


Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Sanchi is during the winters, from November to March.


NOTE: Entry fees per person for Indian citizens and visitors of SAARC and BIMSTEC nations is Rs. 30/- and for others is Rs. 500/-. Entry is free for children up to 15 years of age.

How to Reach: 

         By Air: By Air or rail to Bhopal which is well-connected with many other cities of India.

         By RoadSanchi by bus, cabs and private cars provided by different tour operators. Sanchi can also be reached by road from Vidisha (10 km) and Indore (232 km).

 

Top attractions near the temple:

Sanchi Stupa 2: The Stupa No.2 at Sanchi, also called Sanchi II, is one of the oldest existing Buddhist stupas in India, and part of the Buddhist complex of Sanchi. It displays what has been called "the oldest extensive stupa decoration in existence". It is also considered as the birthplace of Jataka illustrations.

The Great Bowl: Behind Monastery 51, partway down the hill towards Stupa 2, is the Great Bowl, carved from a huge boulder, into which food and offerings were placed for distribution to the monks.

Bija Mandal: Popularly known as Vijayamandira Temple, this is located in Vidisha. Constructed in the 11th century, this temple was destroyed in the year 1682.

Udaygiri Caves: The Udayagiri Caves feature some of the oldest Hindu images and cave temples in India. It is located near the city of Vidisha, northeast of Bhopal in the state of Madhya Pradesh. One of India's most important archaeological sites from the Gupta period, the Udayagiri hills.


ASI Mueseum: Sanchi museum is located near main Sanchi stupas site. It is Sanchi Museum which is formally known as "Archaeological Survey of India's site museum". Museum was actually established by Sir John Marshall in 1919, when he was Director General of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

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बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग :

बैद्यनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग मंदिर को ही बाबा बैद्यनाथ धाम भी कहा जाता है।इस जगह को शिव के सबसे पवित्र निवास स्थान और 12 ज्योतिर्लिंगों में से एक माना जाता है। यह भारत के झारखंड राज्य के देवघर में स्थित है। इस मंदिर परिसर है बाबा बैद्यनाथ का ज्योतिर्लिंग स्थापित है।मंदिर परिसर में बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग के अलावा 21 अन्य मंदिर भी हैं।

पूजा का महत्त्व:

भगवान शिव के पूजा में बेलपत्र चढ़ाना सर्वश्रेठ और शुभ माना गया है। तीन पत्तियों का संगम, शिव की तीन आंखों के अलावा उनके त्रिशूल का भी प्रतीक है, जो पिछले तीन जन्मों के पापों को नष्ट करने के वाला माना जाता है। हालाँकि, वृक्ष के बेलपत्र तोड़ने का भी एक समय होता हैं। कहा जाता हैं कि महादेव सौ कमल चढ़ाने से जितने प्रसन्न होते हैं, उतना ही एक नीलकमल चढ़ाने पर होते हैं और एक हजार नीलकमल के बराबर एक बेलपत्र होता है। इसीलिए भगवान शिव को प्रसन्न करने के लिए बेलपत्र चढ़ाना चाहिए।

पूजा कैसे होगी?

हमारे द्वारा नियुक्त पुजारी बैद्यनाथ धाम मंदिर में बेलपत्र द्वारा स्थापित विधी से पूजा सम्पन्न करते है।

पूजा सामग्री:

बेलपत्र, जल, फूल।

पूजा अवधि:

नित्य, 10 मिनट

पूजा करने वाले पंडितों की संख्या:
  • पंडित मोती राम मिश्रा 35 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

  • पंडित ललन मिश्रा 10 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

डिसक्लेमर : हम किसी भी मंदिर के एजेंट, सहयोगी या प्रतिनिधि नहीं हैं। हम पूरे देश में फैले पंडितों के अपने नेटवर्क के माध्यम से सेवाएं प्रदान करवाते हैं

इस पूजा को बुकिंग के 7 दिनों के अंदर शुरु करवाया जाएगा।

About the Temple :

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.

About the Puja:

Offering Bilva or belpatra in Shiva Puja is important and considered auspicious. A confluence of three leaves, "Bilva" is symbolic of Shiva's three eyes as well as his trident (trishul) which is believed to destroy sins of the past three births. However, there are certain days when one should not pluck the bel leaves from a tree.

How Puja is done ?

The purohits and pandits will perform the puja with proper rituals and right procedure inside Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple.

Puja Samagri:

Belpatra, Jal, Flowers.

Puja Duration:

10 mins, Everday

Number of Pandits performing Puja:
  • Pandit Moti Ram Mishra with 35 years of experience.

  • Pandit Lallan Mishra with 10 years of experience.

Disclaimer : We are not an agent, associate or representative of any temple. We perform services through our own network of Pandits spread throughout the country

Please note it can take up to 7 days to schedule the puja.