Champaran (formerly known as Champajhar) is a place of immense religious significance. It is the birthplace of Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya Ji. Vallabhacharya Ji was the saint of the Bhakti movement. He was the founder of the Pushti sect of Vaishnavism. And also the philosophy of Shuddha Advaita.
How to Reach Champaran
From Raipur to Champaran:
The last bus from both places leaves at 05:00 PM.
Private taxis are also available to go to Champaran.
All roads in this area are indeed in good condition.
Places to visit in Champaran
Champaran is a popular Vaishnav peeth. Thus, it attracts devotees from all over India and abroad. There are two temples dedicated to Mahaprabhu Ji.
The Prakatya Baithakji Mandir:
The Seva in this temple is by Param Pujya Goswami Shri Vrajjivanlalji and his two sons. During festivals, the temple is decorated beautifully. During this time temple witnessed a large number of devotees.
Mool Prakatya Mandir
This temple is dedicated to Shri Giriraj Ji and Shri Balkrishanlal Ji. A small stream of the Mahanadi river flows next to the temple and is believed to be the Yamuna. Here is the delicious Maha-Prasad served in the temple, afternoons and nights.
Mata Yamuna Mandir
This temple, dedicated to Maa Yamuna is situated on Yamuna Ghat. The idol of the Goddess is portrayed with four arms here. Maa Yamuna is also known as Suryakanya, daughter of Surya Dev.
Champeshwar Mahadev Mandir
Near the Prakatya Baithakji Mandir, this temple is dedicated to Mahadev. The Shivling here is pretty ancient. The premises of the temple are and the atmosphere divine.
Accommodation in Champaran
Shri Gopal Dharamshala offers two, three, and four-bedded AC and non-AC rooms. It is within walking distance of the bus stand and is near all places of interest in Champaran. This place is ideal for families and groups.
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