Raipur: During the exile, Mother Sita worshiped the Family Deity at the confluence of Rajim.
Raipur, India Tuesday 04 August 2020 Chhattisgarh News:
Rajim is known as Dharmanagri of Chhattisgarh. Sitamadi adjoining the Rajiv Lochan Temple complex on the banks of Mahanadi in Rajim. Rajim is called the city of religion and the bastion of folk art culture. The holy confluence of Pairi, Sondhur and Mahanadi in Rajim is Triveni. At the same Triveni Sangam site is the ancient temple of Kuleshwar Mahadev. There is a legend in relation to Kuleshwar Mahadev that during the 14 years of exile, Mother Sita bathed in the confluence and worshiped her clan by making a Deity from the sand of the river. That is why his name is Kuleshwar Mahadev.
Rajim is the center of public faith for Chhattisgarh. Various programs are organized here every year from Maghi Punni Mela to Mahashivaratri. Here the country attracts saints and visitors from abroad. Lomash Rishi's ashram is near the Kuleshwar Mahadev Temple. People do Kalpavas for a month near him. Rajim area is also known as Panchkoshi Parikrama of Chhattisgarh. In Panchkoshi Parikrama, 5 self-styled Shivalinga people perform circumambulation. Prominent among them are Shri Kuleshwar Mahadev, Rajim, Patheswar Mahadev, Patewa, Champeshwar Mahadev, Champaran, Phanikeshwar Mahadev, Fingeshwar and Kopeshwar Mahadev Kopra. Rajim is famous for archeology and ancient civilization. A grand statue of Lord Shri Rajiv Lochan is installed here. Excavation work has been done in Sitabari. In which the Vishnu temple of the era of Emperor Ashoka, Mauryan relics, 14th century gold coin, many sculptures and many artifacts associated with the Indus Valley civilization are found. The Rajim Maghi Punni Mela Festival showcases the folk art culture of the entire Chhattisgarh.
Prayagraj Rajim of Chhattisgarh where is the confluence of Sondhur, Pari and Mahanadi. It is said that Rama stayed in Lomash Rishi Ashram along with Lord Shri Ramchandra Sita and brother Lakshman during the Van Vaman. He also passed through the sites of Panchkoshi Dham. During the exile period, Rama worshiped his deity Mahadev at this place. The identity of Triveni Sangam Rajim is already established as a city of faith, religion and culture. The city of Rajim has religious, mythological and historical beliefs. On the initiative of Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel, Ram Van Gamaan Circuit is being developed from the point of view of tourism. A concept plan of about Rs 137 crore has been prepared by the tourism department for this. The 9 sites identified for the first phase include the well-known Rajim of Prayagraj in Gariaband district. Rajim has been identified in the plan made for tourism with the aim of Ram Van Gaman Path. A plan has been chalked out to beautify Kuleshwar Temple and Rajiv Lochan Temple and Lomash Rishi Ashram. In this plan, many facilities will be developed, including basic facilities- drinking water, passenger waiting room, tourism facility center in the main places of Panchkoshi Dham Yatra in 25 km radius around Rajim.