Ramakrishna Temple commonly known as, Belur Math. It is situated on the west bank of Hooghly River, Belur, and West Bengal, India. The distance of belur math from dhakhinswar kali temple is approximately 15 mins by lanch over Hooghly River. The atmosphere of belur math is very silent. Vivekananda founded this math.This Ramakrishna temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement. The Ramakrishna temple is remarkable for its architecture that fuses Hindu, Christian and Islamic motifs as a symbol of unity of all religions. In 2007 Belurmath railway station was also inaugurated which is dedicated to Belurmath temple.
Architectural style: Fusion of Hindu, Christian and Islamic motifs
Sanctum: Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
Date built: 1938
April to September
6.00 to 11.30 a.m.
4.00 to 7.00 p.m.
October to March
6.30 to 11.30 a.m.
3.30 to 6.00 p.m.
HOW TO REACH
By Rail– Local train from Howrah to Belur Math: 7:40, 8:55, 10:10, 16:05, 17:20, 18:30 hrs
By Air– The nearest Neataji Subhash Chandra Boss’ airport is 12 kms away from Belur Math.
By Launch and Boat– Daily Launch service between Dakshineswar and Belur Math, from Dakshineswar, 8am onwards.
By Road-WBTC Air-conditioned bus from Belur Math to Jayrambati via Kamarpukur.
PLACES TO EAT
There are many restaurant in Dakshineswar. Being a tourist attraction place, this city has large number of restaurants as well as cafes. Everyday there are large number of tourist and devotees come here so there are large number of places where one can eat. There are places likeAthiti Apyayan, Grill to Chill, Good Evening Restaurant, Mohima, FabHotel Pawan Putra Kakurgachi and Kingston Boutique Hotel.
OTHERS PLACE TO VISIT
Dakshineswar Kali temple is a well-known Hindu temple in India. It is situated at Dakshineswar near Kolkata. The goddess of this temple is Bhavatarani, a feature of goddess Kali who is defined as "She who liberates her devotees from the ocean of existence".
HOLY MOTHER'S TEMPLE
The Holy Mother's temple is dedicated to Sarada Devi, the divine partner of Ramakrishna.The divine mother's temple is right at the entry of Belur Math. The temple is over the part where her earthly remains were entrusted to blazes. The temple of the Blessed Mother was sacred on 21 December.
Swami Vivekananda Temple
The temple has in its upper story an alabaster OM (in Bengali characters). Alongside the temple stands a bel (bilva) tree in the place of the original bel tree under which Swami Vivekananda used to sit and near which, according to his wish, his body was cremated. On 4 July 1902 at Belur Math. It may be mentioned here that in the West many people were influenced by Swami Vivekananda’s life and message. Some of them became his disciples or devoted friends
WEBSITE & CONTACT
Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission
P.O. Belur Math-711202
Dist Howrah, West Bengal.
Phone :(91-33-) 2654-1144/1180/5391/8494/9581/9681
Fax : 2654-4346
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