Which rivers meet at Rajim?

The holy confluence of three rivers Mahanadi (Chitrotpala), Pairi and Sondur, called Triveni Sangam is at Rajim. Rajim is also known as the “Prayag of the Chhattisgarh”.

Who made Rajiv Lochan Temple?

king Tungvansh
Rajiv Lochan means lotus eyed. This beautiful temple was built by Nal dynasty king Tungvansh in 8th CE.

Where did the Rajiv Lochan Temple found?

Located in right bank of the Mahanadi river on the north-east of Gariaband, where it joins its tributaries called “Parry” and “Sodhur”. It is connected by road from the district headquarters and regular runs buses on the road. It is 45km far from Raipur district headquarter in the south-east.

Which place is known as the Prayag of Chhattisgarh?

Rajim situated 48 km from the capital of Chhattisgarh, Raipur to its south-east. It is situated at the confluence of three holy rivers, the Mahanadi, the Pairi and the Sondu river. Known as “Prayag of Chattisgarh” this place too has an interesting story behind its name.

Which Mela is famous in Raipur?

Rajim Kumbh (Devanagari: राजिम कुम्भ or राजिम कुंभ) is an annual Hindu pilgrimage held in Rajim, located in Gariyaband district, Chhattisgarh, India.

Which temple is also known as Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh?

Bhoramdeo temple
The main temple is the Bhoramdeo temple built in stone. The architectural features with erotic sculptures has given a distinct style akin to the Khajuraho temple and the Konarak Sun Temple in Odisha, and hence the Bhoramdeo complex is known by the sobriquet the “Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh”.

Which Three Rivers is the Rajim pilgrimage situated in Chhattisgarh?

The holy confluence of three rivers Mahanadi (Chitrotpala), Pairi and Sondur, called Triveni Sangam is at Rajim. Rajim is also known as the “Prayag” of the Chhattisgarh.

What is official language of Chhattisgarh state?

Chhattisgarhi is the most widely spoken language, followed by Hindi; both are official languages of the state.

In which year Chhattisgarh was formed as a separate state?

The present state of Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh on 1 November 2000. The demand for a separate state was first raised in the 1920s.

What is Shahi Snan in Kumbh?

Read on to know the significance of the Shahi Snan on Chaitra Purnima Tithi. This Purnima Tithi is the first full moon day of the first Hindu Lunar month, Chaitra. It is said that the Gods and Goddesses descend on Earth to bathe in the Ganga in an invisible form. He was born on Chaitra Purnima Tithi.

Which is the oldest temple of Chhattisgarh *?

It comprises a group of four temples of which the earliest is a brick-temple. The main temple is the Bhoramdeo temple built in stone….

Bhoramdeo Temple
Location Chaura village, Kawardha town.
State Chhattisgarh
Country India
Location in Chhattisgarh

How old is Bhoramdeo Temple?

Bhoramdeo a thousand year old temple situated in Chouragaon is 18 km from Kawardha in Kabirdham district of Chhattisgarh and 125 Km from Raipur . this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is artificially situated between the mountain ranges, it was built during the period from 7th to 11th century.

Who was Rajiv Lochan’s maternal grandfather Sridhar Vatsalya?

My maternal grandfather Dr. Sridhar Gurudayalji Vatsalya must have been born around 1900s as he passed as a medical doctor in 1929 from National Medical College, Bombay and was invited to join WW2 in 1942. It was not normal for a boy who hailed from a backward Raja ka Rampur town of then United Province…

Which is the road from Raipur to Rajim?

Rajim is 45 km from Raipur. To reach there, one needs to take National Highway 43 to Abhanpur; from there a left turn leads a narrow but motor-able road to Rajim.

Which is famous for Pitr tarpan at Rajim?

Sangam at Rajim is famous for after-death rites, pitr-tarpan. Rajim is located on the pilgrimage route to Jagannatha of Puri, therefore it is frequented by pilgrims going to or coming after from Puri.