Location of Dudhari Temple and Monastery
It is located in the southern part of proper Raipur city, Chattisgarh. It is situated in the Purani Basti area of Raipur. The temple is nestled on the banks of an ancient river called Maharajbandh.
Etymology of Dudhari Temple and Monastery
This ancient temple is dedicated to Hindu deity, Lord Rama. However, the monastery derived its named after the deeds of Swami Balbhadra Das who only had 'doodh' (milk) as his staple diet. Balbhadra was the main saint of the temple and used to accept only offerings of milk from the devotees. Entombments of the former 'Mahants' can also be seen in the nearby grounds.
Beauty of Dudhari Temple and Monastery
The beauty of this ancient holy shrine lies in its splendour architecture. It provides one a glimpse of the glorious past of the region and also a peep into the lifestyle of a rural monastery. The temple exhibits some fine craving. It is decorated with handsome murals that remind one of the talents of the ancient architects.
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