Kanak Bhawan temple of Ayodhya where Lord Shri Ram still resides with Janaki
The personal building of Lord Shri Ram and Mother Shri Sita, which is known as Kanak Bhavan, is a symbol of supreme divinity, power and beauty. It was given to Sita by mother Kaikeyi after the marriage of Shri Ram. Which Lord Rama and Sita ji made their personal building. This building of that time was the most divine palace located in the city of Ayodhya, spread over fourteen kos. Kanak Bhavan was spread over five kos at that time. It is believed that on returning to Ayodhya on Deepawali, God celebrates Diwali in this palace. Dainik Bhaskar will tell you special information about this palace on Diwali.
Adorable form of Lord Sri Sitaram seated in Kanak Bhavan
Kanak Bhavan was constructed on the request of Kaikeyi under the supervision of Vishwakarma.
According to religious beliefs, Kanak Bhavan was built on the request of Queen Kaikeyi by King Dasharatha of Ayodhya under the supervision of Vishwakarma by the best craftsmen. According to the beliefs, the entry of men was prohibited in any annex of Kanak Bhavan. Hanuman ji, the supreme devotee of the Lord, was also able to find a place in the courtyard after a lot of persuasion. According to this belief, in the sanctum sanctorum of Kanak Bhavan, the deity of no other deity other than Lord Shri Ram-Janaki has been established.
Divine makeup of Kanak Bhavan government on Badi Deepawali
Son Kush installed idols of Rama and Sita in Treta and Dwapar by Krishna in Kanaka Bhavan.
After Lord Rama went to Shridham in Treta Yuga, his son Kush installed the idols of Rama and Sita in Kanak Bhavan. This building became dilapidated after the defeat of Ayodhya. According to legends, an inscription of Vikramaditya period was received from Kanak Bhavan, according to which in Dwapar Yuga, when Krishna came to Ayodhya after killing Jarasandha while traveling to major pilgrimages, he saw a Padmasana Devi doing penance on the mound of Kanak Bhavan and the mound The idols were re-established after being renovated. This inscription itself further describes Samvat 2431, about 2070 years ago, Samudragupta also got this building renovated. In the year 1761 AD, the devotee poet Rasik Ali had renovated the Ashtakunj of Kanak Bhavan.
Everyday in Kanak Bhavan, there is a beautiful darshan of God
The present palace was built under the supervision of Maharani Vrishabhanu Kunwari of Orchha.
The present Kanak Bhawan was built under the supervision of Maharani Vrishabhanu Kunwari, wife of King Sawai Mahendra Pratap Singh of Orchha State. In the year 1891, along with the installation of ancient idols by him, two new Deities of Ram Sita were also consecrated.
The sleeping place where Lord Rama sleeps, the eight sakhis reside around this Kunj.
There is a sleeping place near the sanctum sanctorum of the temple where Lord Rama sleeps. There are eight sakhis’ kunjas around this kunja. On which their pictures have been installed. All the sakhis have different services. . Charushila, who made arrangements for the Lord’s entertainment and sports, similarly the services of Ksema, Hema, Vararoha, Lakshmana, Sulochana, Padmagandha, Subhaga to the Lord are different. These eight sakhis are said to be the sakhis of Lord Rama.
It is said to be the Ashtasakhi of Sita, in which Chandra Kala, Prasad etc. are present.
Apart from these, there are eight more, which are called Ashtasakhi of Sitaji. Among them are Chandra Kala, Prasad, Vimala, Madan Kala, Vishwa Mohini, Urmila, Champakala, Roopkala. It is believed that Kishori ji narrates the story of Shri Ram to his devotees i.e. Bhaktmal every day. In this spirit the book of Bhaktamal is also kept. Lord Shri Ram also plays Chaupar with Janaki every day, for this arrangement of Chaupar has also been made. Saints have had such experience that Lord Shri Ram-Janki also keeps on traveling in Kanak Bhavan. Chaitra Ramnavami, Sawan Jhulanotsav, Annakoot, Deepawali, Shri Hanumant-Jayanti, Mahalakshmi Puja, Deepawali, Annakoot and Gyaras (Devothani Ekadashi) etc. are celebrated with pomp in the temple.