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Navgrah Mandir at Rambagh in Allahabad – Navgraha Temple in Allahabad

Navgrah Mandir at Rambagh in Allahabad is dedicated to the nine planets or grahas in Hinduism. The temple has separate murtis or idols of Som, Mangal, Budh, Brihaspati, Surya, Shukra, Shani, Rahu and Ketu. This a new temple and the construction was completed in 2012 AD.

All the nine grahas are established over a circular platform in the huge hall. All the nine murtis are depicted riding their respective vehicles.

Murti of Hanuman and Shiva are installed opposite to the Navgrahas.

A huge murti of Vishnu lying on Sheshnag with Goddess Lakshmi sitting near his feet and Brahma sitting on a lotus is also part of the temple. This is a beautiful sculpture and it has good light synchronization.

The 98 windows of the temple have paintings from the Ramayana.

The temple complex also has shrines dedicated to Khatu Shyam, Goddess Sati, Salasar Balaji, Ramjanki and Lakshman, Radhekrishna and Ganesha.

A scene from Ramayana named Panchawati is depicted in carvings on a large wall in the temple complex.

A special Ramdarshan area has temples dedicated to Ram, Sita, Lakshman and Hanuman.

Another attraction in the temple complex is Ganga Avataran.