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Bharat Mata Temple

Bharat Mata temple, the only temple dedicated to Mother India, is situated at Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth campus at a distance of 3 Km from the city. The temple, built by Babu Shiv Prasad Gupt- a follower of Gandhi was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1936. It is in the shape of pentagonal cone with five pillars supporting the structure. The five pillars indicates the 5 basic elements of creation namely earth, wind, fire, water and sky. The houses a marble structure of Bharat Mata dressed in an orange/saffron saree holding a flag. Instead of the idols of gods and goddesses, Bharat Mata temple has a large relief map of India, carved out of marble. This fine three dimensional structure of undivided India is constructed at the right proportions of oceans, lands and hills. The temple is opened from 9:30 a.m to 8:00 p.m.

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