Mathura: 41 Days Of Darshan And Worship Gives Freedom From Sufferings


Shri Vigraha of Bada Ganesh at Askunda Ghat.
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Mathura. The ancient Bada Ganesh temple is adorned on the Askunda Ghat on the Yamuna bank in the center of the city. Here there is a life-size Shri Vigraha of Ganesh ji about 6 feet. Sevayat told that by taking a resolution of 41 days and worshiping here regularly, one gets freedom from sufferings and desires are fulfilled.
Chandrashekhar Goswami, the temple servant, told that he is serving Ganeshji as the seventh generation of his ancestors. In their lineage tradition, the seventh generation ancestor Sridhar Shastri started service in this temple. This temple was there for a long time before that. Its antiquity is mentioned in the book of FS Grouse, present in the Mathura Museum. Apart from this, in the map of the arrival of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to Braj, this temple is mentioned in the name of Vinayaka Tirtha. At the same time, this temple is mentioned in the texts and books of the Gaudiya sect.
Sevayat told that 5 years ago, a group of followers of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu from Navdeep Mayapur West Bengal had come here for darshan while searching on the basis of the same map, he himself showed Vinayaka Teerth written in his map, as well as his A picture of Bade Ganesh was printed in a book nearby. The antiquity of this temple can also be gauged from the fact that one of the four major ancient mythological deities of Lord Varaha in Mathura is adorned in this temple. This temple is one of the main temples of Panchkosiya Parikrama of Mathura.

Mathura. The ancient Bada Ganesh temple is adorned on the Askunda Ghat on the Yamuna bank in the center of the city. Here there is a life-size Shri Vigraha of Ganesh ji about 6 feet. Sevayat told that by taking a resolution of 41 days and worshiping here regularly, one gets freedom from sufferings and desires are fulfilled.

Chandrashekhar Goswami, the temple servant, told that he is serving Ganeshji as the seventh generation of his ancestors. In their lineage tradition, the seventh generation ancestor Sridhar Shastri started service in this temple. This temple was there for a long time before that. Its antiquity is mentioned in the book of FS Grouse, present in the Mathura Museum. Apart from this, in the map of the arrival of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to Braj, this temple is mentioned in the name of Vinayaka Tirtha. At the same time, this temple is mentioned in the texts and books of the Gaudiya sect.

Sevayat told that 5 years ago, a group of followers of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu from Navdeep Mayapur West Bengal had come here for darshan while searching on the basis of the same map, he himself showed Vinayaka Teerth written in his map, as well as his A picture of Bade Ganesh was printed in a book nearby. The antiquity of this temple can also be gauged from the fact that one of the four major ancient mythological deities of Lord Varaha in Mathura is adorned in this temple. This temple is one of the main temples of Panchkosiya Parikrama of Mathura.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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