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“Sun temples in center of City of banyan trees-vadodara”
Review of Surya Mandir

Surya Mandir
Reviewed May 4, 2013

Believe me can you imagine a city where The General head post office,the city center of a 2 million full city is bang opposite the rare SUN temple-Sooryanarayana Temple!The fifth icon of the five basic Icons which Acharya Shankara pronounced all to worship is the SUN 'GOD' because of which Life survives on earth.The rays of the SUN rising has to fall on the icon driven by seven horses at the dot of the dawn each day.Whether today is it possible we cannot say,still the temple right in the center of this cultural city of 2 million is surrounded by a garden open space where mostly homeless or old come to 'relax'.All twelve names of SUN are written on the panel and i remember standing before it before I named my son as ADITYA.New day new thought new ideas new way to deal look at the same or new problems is the message of gayatri mantra as we all stand before the LIGHT that shines equally for ALL!The SUN.This is an active SUN temple as breaks a wrong notion that sun temples are rare in India.I was so peped up when I could have my own hospital on this lane 20 years back as the city expands at the periphery many barodians may have never entered its precincts!!Sun is the fire Light a Noor common to us all humans.

5  Thank santhemant
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

this is one of the most legendary temples of Vadodara and is thus frequented by a large number of devotees. It is situated in the Surya Narayan Baug, Love to see this again

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