Bhaktidham Mandir: The world's 'only temple' in India which stands on granite pillars, devotees from 100 countries have deep faith..
Prayagraj: By the way, many world-class temples are established in India. But the 'Bhakti Dham Temple' built on the border of Prayagraj and Pratapgarh is supernatural and unique. The special thing is that this temple stands on granite pillars. It was built by the famous architect of Ahmedabad. It is 108 feet high from the ground. It has been beautifully carved by hand. Whose shade is made on seeing it? According to Hiranyamoy Chatterjee, secretary of Shri Kripaluji Parishad, the organization managing the temple, this is the first such temple in the world that stands on granite pillars.
Bhakti Dham Temple, located in Mangarh village of Kunda Tehsil of Pratapgarh district, is a divine abode depicting deep devotion, love, and devotion towards Shri Krishna. The total distance of the temple from the highway going from Prayagraj to Lucknow is about 6 kilometers, which is situated on the road going from Kunda to Khandwari in the north direction. There is a movement of devotees from the country and abroad throughout the year to have the darshan of Radha Krishna in the temple. The special thing is that the devotees of this temple keep their deep faith in more than 100 countries. Even on normal days, about five thousand devotees come daily for darshan and tourism.
Kripalu Maharaj built the temple
The Bhakti Dham temple in Mangarh was built by Jagadguru Kripaluji Maharaj. He laid its foundation on 26 October 1996. The famous architect of Ahmedabad prepared this temple in the year 2005 with devotion and reverence. Which was also inaugurated by Kripalu Maharaj on the 17th of November in the same year.
Unique piece of architecture
Bhakti Dham located in Mangarh village of Babaganj development block is a unique example of architectural art. The outer wall of the temple is made of pink sandstone, in which excellent painting has been done. Whereas Makrana marble and granite stones have been used in the inner verandah and the roof of the temple. There are three main gates in this temple which open on three sides of the temple. While there are about two and a half dozen doors in the main hall, the melodious episodes related to the life of Radha Krishna on the walls fascinate every devotee who comes here.
People come from abroad
The main building has two sections, in one the episodes related to the life and character of Shri Krishna and Radha Rani, and in the other the episodes related to the life of Jagadguru Kripalu Ji Maharaj have been displayed. Radha Ashtami and Shri Krishna Janmashtami are celebrated with pomp in the Bhakti Dham temple. Satsang is organized for a month on Guru Purnima. Devotees of Radha Krishna and disciples of Kripalu Ji Maharaj join in large numbers from India and abroad on these occasions. The temple premises is spread over an area of about three kilometers.