Allahabad

In the map of India (U.P.) the city of Allahabad (Prayag) has a very special and unique place as a spiritual & religious centre. All the religious-minded people are familiar with the importance of Teerthraj Prayag; which is situated at the confluence of Mokshdayini Ganga, Ravisuta Yamuna and Antahsalila Saraswati rivers. In Hindu Dharmshastras and epics Prayagraj has been enjoined and recognized as Teerthraj. Though Prayag has not been enumerated as Saptmokshdayani Nagari, yet the importance of its being an ancient historical, cultural and religious place can never be overemphasized.

To look at the supernatural beauty spread around Sangam area of Prayag, the pilgrims / tourists visit day in and day out not only from all over India but also from various foreign countries. The idol of Shree bade Hanuman Jee presides near the ancient Indian Fort situated in the Sangam area of the religious city of Prayag (Allahabad).

Shri Hanumanji, the son of Anjana and Pavan has incarnated near the famous fort of Prayag in the shape of an idol without any expression of sound to uplift the whole humanity in this kaliyuga. Shri Hanuman Ji is the God of power dexterity and valour.

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Mankameshwar Temple

Mankameshwar Temple at Allahabad lies on the banks of Yamuna River and is near Saraswati Ghat. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Every Monday in the Hindu month of "sawan" is considered very auspicious and scores of devotees visit the temple during this time.

Alopi Devi Temple

One of the prominent Siddipeeths is in Alopibagh locality. It is unique as small wooden jhoola (swing) above a square shaped platform with a small kund is worshipped as the deity. In front of the temple is Shankarachaya Ashram of Jyotishpeeth.

Bharadwaj Ashram

Associated with sage Bharadwaj, it is believed to have been visited by Lord Ram while proceeding to Chitrakoot in his exile. At present there are temples of Bharadwajeswar Mahadev, Sage Bharadwaj and Goddes Kali.

Sangam

The place where three holy rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati merge into one. It offers fascinating view at sunrise and sunset. Kumbh Mela, Ardh Kumbh Mela, and annual Magh Mela are held on the banks of Sangam. One can reach Sangam by boat for a dip in the holy waters.

Akshayavata (The undying Banyan Tree)

This famous tree mentioned by the historians stands inside the Fort. As per Hindu belief it is an immortal tree, which never dies. The underground Patalpuri Temple, The palace of Jodha bai and Saraswati Koop are also inside the Fort.

Nagvasuki Temple

In Daraganj, on the bank of the river Ganga, is a temple, which has a unique statue of Bhismapitamah in a lying posture.

Kalyani Devi Temple

Kalyani Devi Temple is one of the Siddhpeeth of Lalita Devi. The present temple is about one hundred years old but the diety is very old. (Also known as Lalita Devi Mandir).

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