Agroha Dham

Agroha Dham
Basic information
Location Agroha (town)
Geographic coordinates 29°19′54″N 75°37′31″E / 29.33167°N 75.62528°E / 29.33167; 75.62528Coordinates: 29°19′54″N 75°37′31″E / 29.33167°N 75.62528°E / 29.33167; 75.62528
Deity Mahalakshmi
Festivals Agroha Maha Kumbh
District Hisar
State Haryana
Country India
Website http://www.agroha.com/
Architectural description
Creator Tilak Raj Aggarwal
Date established 1984
Completed 1984
Specifications
Temple(s) 3
Monument(s) 1

Agroha (Devnagari: अग्रोहा धाम) is a Hindu temple complex in Agroha, India. Construction started in 1976 and was completed in 1984.[1] The temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Mahalakshmi.

History and development

The decision to construct the temple was made at the convention of All India Aggarwal Representatives in 1976. The trust was established for this purpose under Shri Krishna Modi and Rameshwar Das Gupta.[2] The land was donated to the trust by Laxmi Narain Gupta and construction was started under the supervision of Tilak Raj Aggarwal. The construction of the main temple was completed in 1984 while construction of other features started in 1985 under Subhash Goel.[3]

Description

The main temple is divided into three wings. The central wing is dedicated to Hindu goddess Mahalakshmi, western wing to goddess Saraswati and eastern wing to Maharaja Agrasena.[4]

Shakti Sarovar is a large pond behind the temple complex. It was filled with water from 41 rivers of India in 1988. A platform at the north-west end depicts the scene of Samudra manthan.[5] A naturopathy center is located near Shakti Sarovar, where treatment is done through yoga.[6] An amusement park with a boating site has been built near the complex.[7]

Agroha Vikas Trust

Agroha Vikas Trust is the temple board responsible for the building and maintenance of the temple complex. It was founded in 1976.[8]

Festival

The Agroha Maha Kumbh festival is held every year on Sharad Purnima.[9]

See also

References

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