Kalaram Temple

Kalaram Temple

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Kalaram temple is an old Hindu shrine dedicated to Rama in the Panchavati area of Nasik city in Maharashtra, India. It is probably the most important Hindu shrine in the city. The temple derives its name from the statue of Lord Rama that is black in color.The literal translation of Kalaram means black Rama. The sanctum sanctorum also houses the statues of goddess Sita and god Lakshmana. Thousands of devotees visit it every day. The temple formed a pivotal role in Dalit movement in India. The famous Dr. Ambedkar once held a protest outside the temple for allowance of Dalits into the temple. The main entrance has Lord Hanuman idol which is black in colour. There is also a very old tree that has Lord Dattatreya' footprint impressions marked on a stone.Pilgrims also visit the Kapaleshwar Mahadev temple near Kalaram temple. Authorised guides are available for reasonable price at Kala Ram mandir who show around easily.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136777061
  • 9786136777061