Banjari Mata Mandir
Banjari Mata Mandir Raipur, Timings, History, Route info
Banjari Mata Mandir History
As per the local folklore, Harish Joshi an ardent devotee of the Sakthi noticed a rock which resembles Banjari Mata. The priest installed the rock and the locals used to worship the deity regularly. Temple will be thronged with thousands of devotees on Navaratri days (Dussehra). The only face (head portion) which is decorated with Sindhoor is visible outside. Lion statues are visible on either of the deity.
There are sub-temples within the temple complex which is of Lord Vishnu, Lord Siva (Banjareswara Mahadeva), Sri Ram, Ganesh, Hanuman etc. There are two entry paths to reach the temple. Sayana Mantap is located in the Garbha Griha. Holy tree in the temple complex will be tied with coconut and cloth, it is believed that their wish will be granted.
- Doodhdari Mutt
- Sri Rama Panchayatana
- Hatkeshwar Temple
How to reach Banjari Mata Mandir?
- The nearest airport is at Raipur which is 26 Km from the temple.
- The nearest railway station is at Raipur which is 7 km away.
- The direct bus is available from Raipur bus station to temple.