Raipur Dudhadhari Math temple




Dudhadhari temple is a Hindu temple, located at Raipur Mathpara in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Mahant Shri The temple was established by Balbhadra Dasji during his stay in Raipur. Dudhadhari Math is one of the most admired temples of Raipur and is devoted to Lord Rama. The name of the temple has been derived from a wise man, named Balabhadra Das. It is considered that a cow called `Surhi ‘would bathe the idol with the milk. Devotees are fascinated to see, beautifully customized moments of Ramayana on the walls. Since then, he became Dudh-Aahari, meaning a person who consumes only milk as food. However, it is believed that the temple was constructed by King Jait singh during the 17th century. The first part contains the idol of Lord Balaji, while the second part is devoted to the worship of Ram Panchayat. It also houses a shrine of Lord Hanuman.
The festivals of Ram Navmi, Rathyatra, Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dussehra, Kartik Purnima and Diwali are celebrated with great devotion.

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