Gnana Saraswati Temple, a popular saraswathy temple in India
Gnana Saraswati Temple, location and historical background
Gnana Saraswati Temple is one of the famous saraswathy temple in India located at the banks of Godavari river in Telangana state. lord saraswathy has a prominent place in the hindu legends, according to this lord saraswathy is the god of alphabets, so there should make an initiation of education by the vidyarabham process which is a natural ritual in saraswathy temples for write the first alphabets for students in front of goddess saraswathy , there are many saraswathy temples in India.
Akshra abhyasam ceremony is the main festival host at this temples which is an essential thing before start the formal education at schools. it is believed that this is one of the three temples which constructed near to the manjira and godavari rivers. According to the great epic mahabharatha(known as fifth vedic book in India), maharshi vyas and viswamithra decided to settle down in a cool and serene atmosphere after the kurukshethra war, he came to Dandaka forest and selected that place, maharshi vyasaspent his time on prayers was then called vasara then it call later as Basara due to the influence of Marathi language.
The temple also has a mahakali idol situated on the first floor close to the main temple. devotees go to the nearest mountain which has an idol of goddess saraswathy on the top of the rock. the image of lakshmi is also situated near to the sanctum. mahashivarathri is the main festival host at the temple.