|Devanagari भारत माता मंदिर|
State Uttar Pradesh
Consort Bharat Mata
District Varanasi district
Elevation 83.67 m (275 ft)
Year built 1936
Creator Shiv Prasad Gupta
|Location Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi|
Address Vidyapeeth Road, Cannt Road, Lalapura, Chanuwasatti, Chandua Chittupur, Guru Nanak Nagar Colony, Chetganj, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221001
Important festivals Indian Independence Day, Republic Day
Similar Tulsi Manas Mandir, Durga Mandir - Varanasi, Ramnagar Fort, Gyanvapi Mosque, Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Bharat Mata Mandir (Hindi: भारत माता मंदिर, "Mother India Temple") is located on the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith campus in Varanasi, India. Instead of traditional statues of gods and goddesses, this temple has a huge map of undivided India carved in marble. This temple is dedicated to Bharat Mata and claims to be the only one of its kind in the world.
- Bharat mata mandir varanasi unique temple where undivided india is worshiped
Bharat mata mandir varanasi unique temple where undivided india is worshiped
Bharat Mata Mandir was constructed in 1936 by freedom fighter Babu Shiv Prasad Gupta and was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. The temple is built on the campus of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith.
The Bharat Mata Mandir structure is built of stone. It has a statue of Bharat Mata built of marble, symbolizing undivided India. The temple houses a relief map of India also carved out of marble. The map depicts the mountains, plains and oceans up to scale.
Bharat Mata Mandir is situated on the campus of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith and is 1.5 kilometers south of Varanasi Junction railway station and six kilometers north of Benaras Hindu University.