If you look across the river from Belur Math you will see the small flight of stairs and a big crowd of villagers, shopkeepers, kids, and mothers. For a small fee the small boat takes you across. In the beginning you have a feeling that you are not in a temple complex but in a small fair—in fact the area just adjacent to the river is not a part of the temple complex. It is a resting, eating, and purchasing area for the devotees who throng from all over the country.
As you walk towards the temple, the bright colourful conical top of the temple catches your attention. I really got a feeling that someone had a poetry in his heart when he was designing it.
Inside, you find the temple d...Read More