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Saraswati Temple (Sharda Peeth) BITS Pilani Campus : Stunning and Splendid Tourist Attraction in Rajasthan

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Saraswati Temple (Sharda Peeth) BITS Pilani Campus : Stunning and Splendid Tourist Attraction in Rajasthan

Shardapeeth, a beautiful temple dedicated to Saraswati, the Goddess of learning, is made of white marble temple in Pilani which stands unique due to the installation of statues of scientists, saints, philosophers etc along with Gods and Goddesses.

Built in 1959, the unique temple displays architectural harmony woven.

Following the Indo-Aryan Nagara scheme of construction, the temple stands on 70 pillars. It has five different sections called as the Garbha Griha, Pradakshinapath, Antarala, Mandapam and Ardha Mandapam. 

The entire structure is built on a 7 feet high basement and is spread on 25000sq feet in area. The marble used in the temple has come from Makrana, Rajasthan. 

The Shikhar above the sanctum has a height of 110 feet. The Shikhars are crowned with kalashas which are made up of copper plated with gold. In fact, the Gods and Goddesses reflected in stone carving on the columns in the periphery speaks of the secular philosophy of the Birla Education Trust. 

The Sharda temple at Pilani was built by the philanthropist GD Birla. Dedicated solely to Saraswati, it is located in the heart of the Vidya Vihar campus at Birla Institute of Technology.

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