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Belur Math Shrine

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Address: Belur Rd., Howrah, Belur 711202, India
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The headquarters of the international Ramakrishna Order.

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Ramakrishna Belur Math Temple

This is a great place for peace and calm. Concentrate on Ramakrishna's image in his temple, do meditation or just sit in the garden. It will bring enough peace in mind to forget... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place for peace and calm. Concentrate on Ramakrishna's image in his temple, do meditation or just sit in the garden. It will bring enough peace in mind to forget all current problems.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Pleasant Place Math of Ramakrishna and Vivekananda. I Visited here on Month of Jan 2016 very nice Clean and Peaceful Place here you get to know more about Swami Vivekananda and Guru Ramakrishna life from the Museum. If you come here at least take 3-4hrs timing best prefer timing to go early morning 7 am to 12pm because after... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The traffic getting there and back is crazy bad, so bring a picnic lunch or dinner. Best time is early morning, but I prefer to go to the evening Aarti service when Ramakrishna is worshiped in traditional style with lights, incense, flowers, water, etc. This is the heart of the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda movement that began ignited the interest in Hinduism in... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place is just amazing. Beautifully maintained and serene, it is a different world altogether. The book shop was nice.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place neat and clean located near to Yamuna river side. We will get to know more about Swami vivekananda and Guruji life from designated museum.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If only this philosophy permeated worldwide …. Six kilometres from Kolkata on the western bank of the River Hooghly is BELUR MATH (1899) built by the great spiritualist Swami Vivekananda in honour of his master Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa. It is the monastery headquarters of the Ramakrishna Mission founded by Swami Vivekananda. The Math and the temples were built partly with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Within the hubbub of the city, a beautiful spot which is quiet and a place for contemplation. Beautifully kept and a delightful place to wander and reflect

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Beautiful Place for people with a good taste for Spiritual interests . Located nicely on the bank of Hoogly/Ganga River. After visiting this its always good to take ride to Howrah stop to take bus/taxi and enjoyment for a boat ride on the majestic Ganga!!!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

A must check in place near by kolkata.My suggestions to cover it with dakhnieshwar kali temple.take a boat ride on river Ganga from dakhnieshwar to reach Belur. You can get the "bhog" (lunch) here. This place has wonderful flowers collection and garden.although photographs not allowed here but I personally think one should must capture this architectural beauty.A must must must... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to visit in any time. Morning or evening. Don't forget to take Bhog during noon time.

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