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Santram Mandir, Nadiad

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Shree Santram Mandir is a prominent temple situated in Nadiad, Gujarat, India. It is home to Shree Santram Maharaj who is a holy figure in Gujarat and it is known for social activities for needy. Shree Santram Mandir has Santram Jan Seva Trust, it runs a physiotherapy center, an eye clinic and many other charitable organization, also involved in various cultural activities. There are other Santram Mandir’s located in Vadodara, Karamsad, Umreth, Varad, Koyli, Radhu, Pachhegam, Padra, Chaklasi, Narsanda and Sojitra in Gujarat.

Shree Santram Maharaj was a great Avadhoot saint. He came to Nadiad from Girnar, so he was also called Girnari Bava, Videhi Bava, or Sukha-Sagarji. He came here in Samvat 1872, lived for the spiritual good of People for the 15 years, and took Jivat-Samadhi on the full-moon-day of the month Magha of Samvat 1887. At the first he was dwelled in a hollow of the Rayan-tree, situated where the Deri is located today.

Significance of Santram Mandir: At the time when Shree Santram Maharaj took Samadhi, people saw a self-ignited flame which exists even today known as ‘Akhand Jyot’ (Eternal Light). The Darshan (seeing) and Poojan (worship) of the:

(a) Akhandjyot (Eternal Light)

(b) Padooka (Wooden Sleeper) of Shree Santram Maharaj and

(c) Samadhi Place is of great significance for the devotee and the people of the surrounding region.
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41 reviews
  • July 13, 2017
    Excellent temple for visitors. hospital run by temple for all kinds of medical help. eye surgery is best.kidney hospital is also famous for transplants.. must visit once  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    Sanram mandir is oldest and well known spiritual palce of nadiad.I love to go there frequently.It is must visit place in Nadiad city.  more »
  • June 25, 2017
    Very good environment. Excellent religious temple. Very nice place to visit for family. Must visit atleast once.  more »
  • July 5, 2017
    Jay Maharaj.... Om Shree santram laxmandev....
  • June 20, 2017
    If you coming nadiad for first time must visit this temple, which is located in the middle of city. Temple trust doing excellent philanthropy works in nadiad (like : eye hospital, laboratory, school etc).
  • April 6, 2017
    A place to visit if you're religiously inclined. Peace and divinity is in the air, and can be felt with constant throng of devotees, both young and old, modern and traditional, man and woman.
  • April 26, 2017
    Its a very beautiful and Holly place visit it once to make u r soul peace... JAY MAHARAJ
  • March 21, 2017
    This temple dedicated to Sant Santram.Presently Ninth Guru at Gaddi of temple.Very popular among devotees of Santram. Spacious temple. Parking available. The management also looks for school, hospital and other charitable trusts.

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