Kalaram Mandir In Nashik
Kalaram Mandir History
Kalaram Mandir is situated in Panchavati area, Nashik. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama in the form of black stone idol. It is built by Sardar Odhekar of Peshwa in 1790. The name Kalaram Mandir is derived as the Lord Rama here resides in black stone.
Along Lord Rama the idols of Sita and Lakshman are in black stone decorated with ornaments. The temple is constructed with black stone. Earlier, Harijans were not allowed inside the temple. It was only in the year 1930, after the Satyagraha of Dr.Ambedkar that Harijans were allowed to enter its premises.
Kalaram Mandir Architecture:
There are 4 entrance doors, one each facing East, West, North, and South. The Kalaram Mandir is made up of 32 tons of gold. The mandir comprises of 96 pillars. The temple is built with the effort of 2000 workers with 23 Lakh Rupees, which took approximately 12 years to construct the Mandir. The main entrance has a Lord Hanuman deity which is black. There is also a very old tree that has Lord Dattatreya’s footprint impressions marked on a stone.
Kalaram Mandir Temple Timings
5:30 AM – 10:00 PM.
Kalaram Mandir Puja Timings:
|5:30 AM to 6:30 AM||Kakad Aaarthi|
|7:00 AM to 8:00 AM||Sanai Vadan and Bhupali|
|8:00 AM to 10:00 AM||Mangal Aarthi of Lord Ram|
|10:30 AM to 1:00 PM||Mahanya Puja of Lord Ram and MAha Aarthi|
|3:00 PM to 5:00 PM||Vividh Bhajani Mandal Performs Bhajans|
|7:00 PM to 8:00 PM||Shej Aarthi of Lord Ram|
|8:00 PM to 10:00 PM||Keerthan|
Kalaram Mandir Nashik Festivals:
- Sri Ram Navami
- Rath Yatra
Photography: Allowed, but not in the temple room.
How to Reach Kalaram Mandir:
Nashik Bus Stand to Temple – 2 KM.
Nashik Railway Station to Temple – 11 KM.
Nashik AirPort to Temple – 19 KM.
Kalaram Mandir Address:
Panchavati Rd, Panchavati, Nashik, Maharashtra 422003.