At a distance of 35 km from Nizamabad, 158 km from Adilabad and 212 km from Hyderabad, Basara is a famous pilgrimage situated in Adilabad District of Telangana. This is additionally one of the best Places to visit in Telangana Tourism.
Basar or Basara is arranged on the banks of River Godavari. It is a well known traveler and journey site on account of the renowned Saraswathi temple. The Basara temple in is an unique temple of Goddess Gnana Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Information and Learning. Childrens are brought here to do the learning service called Akshara Abhyasam. It is accepted to be one of the two most seasoned temple of Goddess Saraswathi in India, the other being situated in Kashmir.
As per mythology, Maharishi Vyas, his followers and sage Viswamitra chose to settle down in a cool and tranquil air after the Kurukshetra War. In the journey for a quiet dwelling place, came to Dandaka timberland and satisfied with peacefulness of the locale, chose this place. Since Maharishi Vyasa invested impressive energy in petitions, the place was then called ‘Vasara’ and transformed into Basara because of the impact of the Marathi dialect in the locale.
It is additionally thought to be one among the three temple made close to the sacred conversion of the Manjira and Godavari Waterways by the Rashtrakutas. A Karnataka ruler by the name Bijialudu allegedly developed this antiquated temple at Basar.
Sri Mahankali Temple, Sri Dattatreya Temple, Sri Vyasa Maharshi Guha, Sri Vedavathi Shila (Sri Vedavathi stone), Godavari waterway and Maha Shiva temple at stream Godavari bank are alternate attractions in Basara.
The town is likewise home to a Rajiv Gandhi College of Information and Innovation offering engineering courses. It was set up in the year 2008. The course offered is a six year coordinated designing course.
The best time to visit Basara is from October to Spring. Convenience is accessible with a few temple visitor houses and private hotels.
Basara Temple Timings: 4 am – 12:30 pm and 2 pm – 8:30 pm.