Specialty of Mata Sita’s Kanak Mahal.Image Credit source: we_love_ayodhya/insta
22 January 2024 i.e. the holy day of Lord Ram’s life consecration has arrived. Not only Ayodhya but the entire country has been colored in the colors of Lord Ram. The deeper the faith that people have in Lord Ram, the more they have attachment to everything related to him. There are many places in Ayodhya which are associated with Lord Ram and one of these places is Kanak Bhawan, which is very special for both Lord Ram and Mother Sita. It is believed that Kanak Bhawan was presented to Mother Sita by Shri Ram’s mother Kaikeyi.
The history of Kanak Bhawan has been very special in itself and even today this place is a center of faith for the people. A large number of devotees come here for darshan. So let us know the specialty of this place.
Kanak Bhavan is also related to Lord Krishna
Kanak Bhawan, given to Mother Sita, is also believed to be related to Shri Krishna, in fact it is said that Lord Krishna had reached this place with his wife Rukmani in the Dwapar era. It is said that at that time Kanak Mahal had become dilapidated and Krishna ji himself had installed the statues of Mother Sita and Ram ji here. Rukmini Kund is also built here.
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Vikramaditya carried out the renovation
About two thousand years ago, this place was also renovated by Emperor Vikramaditya and it is said that the present form of the palace was built by Vrishbhanu, wife of King Mahendra Pratap Singh of Orchha. For now let us know the special features of this palace.
Ram and Sita roam around
The beauty and grandeur of Kanak Mahal can be seen even today. Here Lord Ram sits with Mother Sita in the sanctum sanctorum. The statues of Hanuman ji, Bharat, Shatrughan and Lakshman ji are also installed here. Ram devotees believe that Lord Ram and Mother Sita roam in this building even today.
How to reach Kanak Bhawan
After reaching Ayodhya, if you want to visit Kanak Bhawan, then the route is from near Dashrath Mahal or you can also go from Hanuman Garhi. According to the information, after opening at 8 in the morning, the gates of Kanak Bhawan are closed at 11 in the day and then open again at 4 in the evening and darshan can be done till 10 in the night.