Meera Temple, Chittorgarh
Meera Temple, Chittorgarh - Address
Address: Chittorgarh Fort Village, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 312001
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About Meera Temple, Chittorgarh
Whosoever is aware of Indian mythologies and history would be aware of the eternal verses of Meera, the saint poetess. Chittorgarh is the birth place of Meera Bai, a 16th century Rajput princess. Meera had abandoned the worldly pleasures in order to dedicate her life to Krishna, the Hindu Lover God. Infact the tradition of religious poetry movement in India is associated with Meera only. The Meera temple in Chittorgarh is dedicated to this poetess. Crafted in the architectural style of Rajputs, this temple exhibits extreme piety and dedication. Inside the temple, there are four pavilions in the open arcade enclosing the sanctum. As you walk inside the temple you shall be able to watch beautiful paintings of Meera Bhajans and Lord Krishna. There is also a carved statue of the five human bodies and one head. It signifies that there is no division on the basis of caste and creed to enter this temple.
Meera Temple Information
- Follow the Hindu rituals like taking off your shoes while entering the temple.
Meera Temple Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
Meera Temple Opening and Closing Hours
- Recommended time to visit will be from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
How To reach Meera Temple by Public Transport
- One can hire an auto rickshaw or a tempo to reach the temple from Chittorgarh town.
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Meera Temple, Chittorgarh Reviews
As the name suggests, this temple is dedicated to Mirabai. She was the devout follower of Lord Krishna. It is the same place where her in laws tried to kill her by sending the bowl full of poison to drink.
Wonderful architecture... Beautiful temple.. must see.. good to be here
The Meera Temple is located in Chittorgarh Fort Village Chittorgarh Rajasthan India.This is Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna.This temple is very beautiful and amazing architecture splendid. Structure.This place must visit with family and friends.
It's too in chittodgarh its glory of meerabai .the night show was the best
Mirabai was a 16th-century Hindu mystic poet and devotee of Krishna. She is a celebrated Bhakti saint, particularly in the North Indian Hindu tradition. Thousands of devotional poems in passionate praise of Lord Krishna are attributed to Meera in the Indian tradition. Hindu temples, such as in Chittorgarh fort, are dedicated to Mira Bai's memory. Meera unwillingly married Bhoj Raj, the crown prince of Mewar, in 1516. He died of battle wounds in 1521. Both her own father and her father-in-law were killed within a few years after her husband, Vikram Singh became the ruler of Mewar, her in-laws tried many times to execute her, such as sending Meera a glass of poison and telling her it was nectar or sending her a basket with a snake instead of flowers, she was not harmed in either case, with the snake miraculously becoming a Krishna idol (or a garland of flowers depending on the version). Mira Bai left the kingdom of Mewar and went on pilgrimages. In her last years, Meera lived in Dwarka or Vrindavan.