Shri Gaur bihar ashram (Mata Matha) – 12/50 Best places to visit in Puri (2021) | Visit in and Around Puri
Shri Gaur bihar ashram or Gupta Vrindavan Puri Odisha is also known as Mata matha. This matha is well decorated, maintained, calm and quiet also very peaceful.
Main temple of this matha is about 150 years old. This is about 4km from Swargadwar in Puri and famous for different deities statues placed here. If you are a lover of photography then this is the right place where you get wonderful sculptures of tales from our “Puran”.
Shree Gaur bihar ashram (Gupta Vrindavan) Puri is covered with natural beauty and having many statues of deties like Shree Jagannath, Laxmi, Radha-Krishna, Hanuman, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Lord Shiva and many more.
About Shree Gaur bihar ashram
This ashram is named after Gouranga saint. According to Chaitanya Charitamrut book Sri Chaitanya Dev was staying in this place located alongside the Trithraj Mahodadhi and engrossed in meditation. He founded “Goudiya Vaishnav tradition”. His disciple Rama Dasi was also performing meditation and bhajan in the ashram. The present mahant Subal Charan Das had renovated it and performing mutt rituals.
Facts of Gaur Bihar Ashram / Gupta Vrindavan Puri
How to Reach – Local Taxi|
Distance From Jagannath Temple – 6KM
Distance From Swargadwar Beach – 4KM
Entry Fee – Rs 5/- Per Person
Photography – Allow
Famous For – Natural beauty with statues of deities
Opening Timings – 7AM – 1PM and 3PM to 5PM
Fani cyclone made landfall over Puri on 3rd May 2019. This matha is badly affected and renovation work is in progress.
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1- Jagannath Temple
2- Golden Beach Puri
3- Konark Sun Temple
4- Ramachandi Temple
5- Chandrabhaga Sea Beach