BELUR MATH, CALCUTTA

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Location : East Of India
Capital : Calcutta
Tourist Attractions : Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Raj Bhavan
Best Time To Visit : Throughout the year.

Belur Math, Calcutta - The architectural structure of belur math is like a temple, a mosque or a church depending on the way you look at itThe Ramkrishna mission established by the Swami Vivekanand has its head Quarters here. The Indian Philosopher Ramkrishna who preached unity among all the religions died in 1886 and his follower Vivekanand established the mission to preach the teachings of his Guru. This mission has branches all over the country. The headquarter of this international movement is Belur Math. The Architecture of the structure is very interesting. From any angle you look at it the structure is like a temple, a mosque or a church depending on the way you look at it. The math was established in 1899. Across the river is the Dakshineswar Kali temple. At this place Ramkrishna attained his spiritual enlightenment of unity among religions. The Kali temple is surrounded by 12 other temples dedicated to Siva. This temple was built in 1847.



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