Bharat Mata Mandir
|Bharat Mata Mandir|
|Location||Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi|
|Elevation||83.67 m (275 ft)|
|Major festivals||Independence Day|
|Creator||Babu Shiv Prasad Gupta|
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Bharat Mata Mandir (meaning "Mother India Temple") is located on the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith campus in Varanasi, India. Instead of traditional statues of gods and goddesses, this temple has a huge map of undivided India carved in marble. This temple is dedicated to Bharat Mata and claims to be the only one of its kind in the world.
The Bharat Mata Mandir structure is built of stone. It has a statue of Bharat Mata built of marble, symbolizing undivided India. The temple houses a relief map of India also carved out of marble. The map depicts the mountains, plains and oceans up to scale.
Bharat Mata Mandir is situated on the campus of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith and is 1.5 kilometers south of Varanasi Junction railway station and six kilometers north of Benaras Hindu University.