The Gayatri sanctuary in Korba City is noted to house the symbol of goddess Gayatri who is held in high regard by the devotees here. The sanctuary witnesses extraordinary petitions offered to the god on events like Dussehra, Diwali, and on Navami puja.
Dussehra, Diwali, and Navami day are the festivals celebrated in the temple.
How to reach Gayatri temple
The temple is about 9.5 km from Ghanta Ghar Square in Korba town. All regular bus services by CSRTC, local taxis, jeeps, non-metered autos from any part of the city for a nominal fare to reach the attraction site.
The Nearest railway station is korba.
The Nearest Airport is Raipur.
Chhattisgarh - 495678
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
Sarasvatii Namastubhyam Varade Kaamaruupini Vidyaarambham Karishhyaami Siddhirbhavatu Me Sadaa
Meaning -Saraswati, you are the provider of boons and the one, who grants all our wishes. As I begin my studies, I bow to the you to help me make it fruitful and make me succeed in all my efforts.
Yaa Kundendu Tushaarahaara Dhavalaa Yaa Shubhra Vastraavritaa Yaa Veenaa Varadanda Manditakaraa Yaa Shveta Padmaasanaa Yaa Brahmaachyuta Shankara Prabhritibihi Devaih Sadaa Pujitaa Saa Maam Pattu Sarasvatee Bhagavatee Nihshesha Jaadjyaapahaa
Meaning -May the blessed Saraswathi, Goddess Bhagavati, who is the deity for learning and who removes our laziness, protect us. She who is like the jasmine flower, pure and white, who is like the full moon, who is dressed in a clean robe and holds the veena. She who sits on a white lotus and is revered by the holy trinity - Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and other Gods.
Ya Devi Stuyate Nityam Vibhuhairvedaparagaih Same Vasatu Jihvagre Brahmarupa Saraswati
Meaning -May Goddess Saraswathi who is the Goddess of knowledge and is appreciated by the learned ones who have mastered the Shastras and who is the wife of the creator, reside on my tongue.
Shrii Saraswatii Namahstubhyam Varade Kaama Ruupini Twaam Aham Praarthane Devii Vidyaadaanam Cha Dehi Me
Meaning -I bend down unto you O Goddess, the one who grants all her devotees' wishes, to uplift me with knowledge.
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.