Baba Mohan Rama

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Baba Mohan Ram
Tapasya and Protector of Devotees
AffiliationDeva, Rishi
AbodeKali Kholi , Milakpur , Tigra Village
DayThursday
MountLeela Ghoda (Shesha)[1]

Baba Mohan Ram[2] (Hindi: बाबा मोहन राम) or Baba Mohan Rama (Hindi: बाबा मोहन रामा)(or Babaji, Kali Kholi Ke Sardar, Maharaj ji, Guruji) (1500-1530 AD; V.S. 1409–1442) is a Hindu folk deity of Rajasthan, India.[3]

Baba stands for Lord Shiva, Mohan stands for Lord Krishna and Ram stands for Lord Rama making his Divine Name "Baba Mohan Ram". He is an Indian spiritual master who is regarded by his devotees as a saint, a sadhu, a rishi, a fakir, a satguru and an incarnation (avatar) of Lord Krishna. He is attributed to be the creator, sustainer and destroyer of this universe by his devotees. He is said to have miraculous powers, his tapasya is meant for the upliftment of people and providing them a direction to reach liberation (Moksha) by being their Teacher (Guru) in the Kali Yuga. He is the one whose birth and death is unknown.[3]

His iconography varies regionally but he is said to have a gold ring around his head with a peacock feather holding his dreadlocks with face as beautiful as Krishna with a glaze of a moon, and he wears a Mala made up of pearl and rudraksha. He rides on Leela Horse (Ghoda) who is believed to be the incarnation of Lord Shesha whose speed is that of the wind, the horse always reaches immediately if any bhakt (devotee) of Baba Mohan Ram is in trouble. Some Bhagat say, that Babaji runs barefoot to his devotee if there is any Sankat ( Trouble ) in his Life. He is typically shown dressed as a simple monk, situated in a forest or wilderness suggestive of his renunciation of worldly goods and pursuit of a meditative yogi lifestyle. He Meditates in His Adobe Of Kali Kholi which is believed to signify Mount Kailash ( Adobe of Lord Shiva ), where he has brought his Throne From Indrasan. He can be worshiped in any form such as worshiped as Trimurti, Krishna, Shiva, Rama.His teachings mainly focus on the moral code of love, forgiveness, helping others, charity, contentment, inner peace, and devotion to the God and guru and Seva. He is also worshiped in the form of the divine Jyoti (Divine Lamp) which holds miraculous powers.[4]

Baba Mohan Ram's Cave is in the mountain of Kali Kholi, in Bhiwadi where his Akhand Jyoti is present, Devotees come in a large number during the Doj and the Chemai Doj (Six Month Festival). Devotees offer Ghee to his Akhand Jyoti which removes their problems and they offer there bhog and Uppla (cow cake) to his ever lasting Dhuni which also cures all the problems caused to his devotees. According to the legend, the Temple is surrounded by miracles and divine energy, any seva that people do there benefits them, like sweeping the temple floor, donating food to poor, providing water to the bird feeders and feeding animals especially cows. Temple is Surrounded by trees of Gular, Neem, Peepal, Jadi, Guggal, Sitaphal, Banyan and it is full of cows and birds like Koyal, Pigeon, Peacock, Bulbul etc. It is said that he commanded his devotee to build a temple on his name in the village of Milakpur, where his first devotee Nandu Ji lived.[4][5][6]

Legend of Kali Kholi[edit]


Template:Baba Mohan Ram was a Legend according to Hindu Mythology.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tyagi, Manu (2018). Shani Mahima Granth. Delhi: Rama Publication. p. 77. ISBN 978-81-903707-9-0.
  2. ^ Krishna, Bal (1999). Dooj Vrat Baba Mohan Ram. Alwar: Village Milakhpur. pp. 1to100.
  3. ^ a b Tyagi, Manu (2018). Shani Mahima Granth. Delhi: Rama Publication. p. 67. ISBN 978-81-903707-9-0.
  4. ^ a b Bhagat Ji, Guru Deshraj (2016). Baba Mohan Ram Katha. Delhi: Baba Mohan Ram. pp. 1–100. ISBN 978-8-5119-3913-2.
  5. ^ "Bisrakh residents keen to reinstall Ravana idol". Times of India. TNN. 11 August 2016. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Ram makes it in Bisrakh temple, amid heavy police guard". Times of India. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 10 January 2019.