Indore is famous for many reasons one of them is for temples. The Nath Mandir is one of the famous temples of Indore. The Nath Mandir was dedicated to the Nath Devotees. This temple also spreading the importance of Yoga and Naamasmaran.
About Nath Mandir
The Nath Temple in Indore is one of the most important sources of spiritual awakening for Nath devotees. This holy place was constructed by the “Shri Madhavnath Maharaj”. Today it is also an important source of activities of the Nath sect.
Nath Mandir spread the importance of Yoga and Naamasmaran throughout India. The Nath Temple in Indore is one of the most important sources of spiritual awakening for Nath devotees. Shrinath Dutta Mandir at Akola in Maharashtra, and Shri Madhavnath Mandir at Itwari, Khatiwada in Nagpur also in Maharashtra are also some of the active centres of Nath Karya.
Shri Nath Mandir is a very sacred place where one gets real peace of mind. The temple Vastu itself has its divine and pure atmosphere. One gets a chance to look within himself and an opportunity to clean his mind and fill it up with positive, pure, noble thoughts.
About Madhavnath Maharaj
The Nath Temple in Indore was constructed under direct supervision and guidance of Shri Madhavnath Maharaj, before taking Samaadhi. Shri Madhavnath Mahara was a Hindu Saint, born in the year 1857 of Karvi Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh.
Shri Madhavnath Maharaj spread the importance of Yoga and Naamasmaran throughout India. Shri Madhavnath Maharaj attained spiritual enlightenment in the Balaji temple which contains the Samadhi of Shri. Guptanath. After that, Shri Madhavnath Maharaj when thirteen years old went on a journey which would take him to Badri-Kedar, Rameshwaram, the twelve jyotirlingas and the samadhi sthaan of the Nava Natha’s (nine masters).
He followed a solitary strict penance for another six years in the Himalayas and attained yoga siddhi. Shri Madhavnath Maharaj then went to Kashi, Amarkantak, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Khandwa, Chaalisgaon, Saptashrungi, and many other places where he blessed people and helped them lead a spiritual life. As a result, a vast shishya parampara was established which continues to grow to this day.
He blessed his followers to build the Lakshmi-Venkatesh temple at Rangaari, Devgaon in Aurangabad district. Shreenath temple was then built at Thorgavhaan in Jalgaon. With the help of Lakhsmibai halwai Shri Madhavnath Maharaj built the famous Dgadusheth Halwai Datta Mandir in Budhwaar Peth, Pune. Several temples were built in Indore, Trimbakeshwar in Nashik, Akola, Nagpur, Wardha, Hinganghat, Dhaar, Shiraale, Naandgaon, Kashi and other places which helped people attain the spiritual path.
Importance of Yoga
Doing yoga brings many benefits. The art of practising yoga helps in controlling an individual’s mind, body and soul. It brings together physical and mental disciplines to achieve a peaceful body and mind; it helps and anxiety and keeps you relaxing. It also helps in increasing flexibility, muscle strength and body tone. It improves respiration, energy and vitality. Practising yoga might seem like just stretching, but it can do much more for your body from the way you feel, look and move. That’s why “Yoga” is important
Publications Of Nath Mandir Indore
There are four publications by the Shrinath Mandir, Indore (M.P.), are
1. Shreenath Sanjeevani
2. “Shreenath Deepa Prakash” which a detailed biography of Madhavnath Maharaj written through Nathsoot
3. “ShriMadhavnath Charit Navneet” sung by Nathancha Vishwanath (Late V.S.Mahashabde), which a piece of Madhavnath Deep Prakash
4. “Shreenath Geetanjali” a collection of Bhajans for daily use, composed by Nathsoot and sung in presence of Shri Madhavnath Maharaj.
All these publications in Hard and CD formate are available at Indore Nath Mandir
Address of Nath Mandir
Address- 1 / 5, South Tukoganj, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452001
Phone- 0731 251 1900 or +91-7312432940.
Best Time To visit Nath Mandir
This temple opens all the days of the week from Morning 6 AM To Evening 8 PM. The best time to visit this place is at Morning or Evening time because at this place your mind gets relaxed and free from the stress.
How To Reach Nath Mandir
The location of Nath Mandir is at Prime location so you can easily reach this place. You can reach this place via public and private vehicles. Also, have a good arrangement for the parking of private vehicles.
You must have to visit this place with your family to know about the history of yoga and Naamasmaran. Also, read the publications of this temple. And also teach the importance of Hindu culture to your children and grandchildren.