A temple dedicated to Goddess of learning, Gnana Saraswati Temple is situated at the confluence of River Godavari and River Mangira in Basar. This beautiful temple is an architectural marvel of the Chalukya dynasty.
Believed to be the oldest temple of the goddess of knowledge in India, it is said that Ved Vyas performed penance at the temple built at this site. As per the legend, he used to make idols of Goddess Lakshmi, Kali and Saraswati with sand here. The Gnana Saraswati Temple is visited in large number during the festivals of Vasant Panchami and Navratri.
Rekhananda Reddyon Basar Saraswati Temple 4 years ago