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Jnanakshi Rajarajeshwari Temple established and nurtured by the late Sri Tiruchi Swamigal. The shrine of Shri Rajarajeshwari is an awe-inspiring edifice built of granite stone. The temple has three enclosures in total. The main entrance with a towering Raja Gopuram measuring almost 108 feet in height is under construction. The second enclosure of the temple houses the Dhwaja Sthambam and an icon of the Lion, the mount of the Goddess. The central enclosure has distinct parts like the Navaranga, Ardha Mantapa and the Garbhagriha or the Sanctum sanctorum which houses the beautiful image of Mother Rajarajeshwari. The temple follows Agamic way of worship and worship is conducted 5 times during a day, starting with Usha kala puja early in the morning and concluding with the Ardha Yama Puja after which the temple is closed for the day.
Shri Jnanakshi Rajarajeshwari Temple, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
The temple celebrates its annual festivities called Brahmotsavam, during the Vasanta Navratri, also known as Chaitra Navaratri. The Brahmotsavam is held for a total of 9 days when the processional image of the Goddess is decorated in various forms of Shakti and mounted on different Vahanas and is brought out in procession around the temple corridors accompanied by music.
The temple has a serene atmosphere and is an ideal place to worship the supreme personality as Shakti, the Divine Mother.
Rajarajeshwari Nagar is a locality in South Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It is located in the southern part of Bangalore on the Mysore road. The locality has been named after a famous temple - Rajarajeshwari Temple which was built in early 1960s by Sri Tiruchi Swami. The area has lots of greenery and is one of the nice residential localities in Bangalore. Ideal homes, BEML layout, BHEL Layout etc. are the zones with in Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar in short). From Mysore road, there is a Grand Arch constructed at the entrance of this area. The arch was built by the Rajarajeshwari Temple and inaugurated by then Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao.
Sri Jnanakshi Vidyaniketan
Sri Jnanakshi Educational Institutions Trust
6th June, 2000 welcomed the founding of this institution, Sri Jnanakshi Vidyaniketan. The magnificent building as envisioned by Paramapujya Swamiji has been realised with the contribution from the devotees of Sri Kailash Ashrama Mahasamsthana Trust and Sri Rajarajeshwari Temple. The school is spread over the total area of five acres and 25 guntas. However, seventeen acres are at the disposal of our students to enjoy while learning and growing.The strength of the students is one thousand four hundred and twenty. The staff strength is one hundred and twelve.
By way of infrastructure our school houses well-equipped computer labs, individual labs for Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Mathematics. We have a well-equipped library presently with about 3,000 books with more books being added each year. The vast playground provides students with ample opportunity to play many games. It is worth noting that it is one of the biggest playgrounds in Rajarajeshwarinagar which is being given out to KSCA and other institutions for cricket league matches.
Kenchenhalli, Rajarajeshwari Nagar