Bhoramdev Temple Protection Rule Enforced, No Chemical Based Offering Allowed

Lord Mahadeva's Bhoramdev (Bhoram Deo) Temple is Very Ancient Historical Cultural Monuments which is being damaged by offering mixed with chemical substance, For Protection Chhattisgarh Government Culture Department banned sprinkling chemical-rich Rice, Roses, Sindoor and other materials on the exterior of the temple

The technical team of the Department of Culture and Archeology inspected the Bhoramdev temple: The technical team also reported a ban on sprinkling rice and chemical-rich roses and other materials on the exterior of the temple.

Raipur, 16 September 2021: On the basis of the report of Kabirdham district administration, work will be started soon in the direction of conservation and promotion of the historic Bhoramdev temple of Chhattisgarh by the team of Culture and Archeology Department of the state government. Its preliminary preparations have started.
To find out the real reasons for the leakage of rain water in the premises of Bhoramdev temple and the sanctum sanctorum and the erosion of the exterior of the temple, built in the Phaniagvanshi period, 11th century, the center of historical, archaeological, tourism and religious public faith in Chhattisgarh. On the report of the administration, the team of Chhattisgarh Culture and Archeology Department visited the temple premises on Thursday. In the observation team of Shri Amrit Lal Paikra, Deputy Director, Department of Culture and Archeology, four different technical experts inspected it closely. The inspection team included Assistant Engineer, Archaeological Department Shri Subhash Jain, Deputy Engineer Shri Dilip Sahu, Chemist Shri Virendra Dhivar, Cartographer Shri Chetan Manhare and Kawardha SDM Shri Vinay Soni on behalf of District Administration, Deputy Collector Shri Rashmi Verma, Bodla Tehsildar Shri Aman Chaturvedi. were involved.

The joint team of the Department of Archeology closely inspected the Bhoramdev temple complex and surrounding areas. After the observation, the team told the collector Shri Ramesh Kumar Sharma the real reasons for the leakage of water in the sanctum sanctorum of the Bhoramdev temple complex and the protection of the outer part.

  The team of experts of the Department of Archeology told that the condition of Bhomardev temple is very good in comparison to other temples built in the 11th century in Chhattisgarh and its contemporaries. There is leakage of water due to some reason, its report will be given to the department. The team of experts has prepared a report for the special cleaning of the upper part of the temple, re-filling the joints of stones and special coding in the direction of conservation and promotion of Bhoramdev temple. The team has given a report to the district administration about pruning the trees around the temple. The team said that during the autumn season, the leaves of the surrounding trees have frozen in the upper part of the temple, due to which the drainage of water is not being done properly. A team of experts from the Department of Archeology has conducted a survey in all four directions of the temple for fresh filling from the ground floor.

The team of technical experts has said to commit to install rice and chemical-rich gulal, sandalwood and vandan in the outer part of the sanctum sanctorum of the temple. SDM Shri Vinay Soni said that in the sanctum sanctorum inside the temple, Bhormedav Pratibha has made a commitment on rice and chemical-laden gulal. Priest Shri Ashish Shastri said that on the instructions of the district administration, the entry of rice and other chemical-containing materials in the sanctum has been banned. A notice board has also been put up by the Management Committee to inform the general public.

The team of the Department of Archeology will soon work towards the protection and promotion of Bhomdev temple - Collector Shri Ramesh Kumar Sharma

Collector Shri Ramesh Kumar Sharma informed that a report was sent to the Archaeological Department by the district administration for the problem of water leakage in Bhordev temple and for special cleaning of the temple. On the basis of the report and information, the temple was visited jointly on Thursday in the presence of the expert team of Culture and Archeology Department and officials of the district administration. The reason for the problem of water leakage in the temple has been ascertained. On the basis of the report, the work of maintenance of the temple will be done soon by the Archaeological Department.