The divine aura of Chakra Tirth is surrounded by several legends and fascinating myths. Ranking as one of the most important place of worship in the region, this holy spot lures devotees from all across the world –the year around. The historical precincts of Lucknow are known for a multitude of temples and places or religious worth. Located in the holy place of Naimisharanya, one such temple is the popular Chakra Tirth Temple. This much visited venue pays rich testimony to myths and legends connected with the Mahabharata.
According to legends, Chakra Tirth was host to the 'Chakra' of Lord Brahma, which stopped at this place before disappearing into the earth. This episode has rendered the location holy and is now visited by tourists of all ages and from all walks of life. Yet another myth links this place to the 'Sudershan Chakra' –an important aid of Hindu god Vishnu. Devotees from near and far come here to take a holy dip in the waters of its nearby spring-fed pool. It is believed that a bath taken in this scenic pool washes away the sins of one and all. The tranquil precincts and serene ambience of Chakra Tirth is all the more magnified by the divine nature of the many smaller temples surrounding the main sanctum. The sight of chakras adorning the fringes of this natural pool, evokes a feeling of devotion and wonder in the minds of all visitors. Do remember to include the Chakra Tirth in your list of “must sees” in Lucknow—it’s worth it!
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All days of the week 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM