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Belur Math Shrine

Belur Rd., Howrah, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Type: Religious Sites
Description: The headquarters of the international Ramakrishna Order.
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Belur math is a temple on the banks of the Ganga (its not Ganges, as given by some englishman). The place is serene but mostly crowded with devotees. The best place is to sit by the Ganga and watch the sunset. The boat ride from Belur to Howrah is so good and rejuvenating.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Its really great to visit this place on the banks of River Ganga / Hoogly. A bot ride to Dakshineshwar will double the fun.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

That there are monasteries in the Hindu religion that works in clean, disciplined manner doing so much good all around is an eye opener. The location is beautiful, the surroundings peaceful and dignified and is a must visit for those exploring godliness all around us. Specially the main gate with emblems of all major world religion caught our eye. Must... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

People who visit Dakshineswar Kali Temple also make it a point to visit the Belur Math Shrine. This unique temple is the nerve center of the Ramkrishna Mission and the President of the global Ramkrishna Mission resides here. Inside the magnificient temple you will find a certain peace and calm that will pacify your nerves and make you feel spiritually... More

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Aurangabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Head quarter of Ramkrishna Mission..Very Clean and Peaceful...In Temple u can have meditation..Must see in Kolkata/Howrah..Adobe in crowds of Kolkata

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Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Its a wonderful place. When we visited it was all so rainy and serene. it was so quiet and beautiful, i simply loved it. Wonderful place to meditate and indulge your soul. very neatly maintained campus with beautiful fusion architecture. The whole place has a dream like charm.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

If you visit Belur Math anyday, you may get a spiritual experience. Taking the blessings of Ma Ganga you can see the prayer may help you to feel the love of the Al-Mighty. Please come and enjoy.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very quite place however far from city. you have to take a boat if you want to save your time to reach there. you can easily get the ferry from Dakshineshwari kali mandir to belur math.

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Dhaka, null, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Though you have to travel an hour from the city to reach there, the cool breeze from the river ganga will make you satisfied.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Belur Math is a beautiful temple right on the Ganges River. It is so peaceful, quiet and serene. Definitely worth seeing.

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