Basara City Travel Guide
Basar, the abode of Saraswathi Devi (Goddesses of Learning), is a village situated on the banks of river Godavari, famous for the temple of Goddess Saraswathi. It is one among the two oldest temples dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi in India (the other is in Kashmir). Saraswathi Devi is regarded as "Gnana Dayini", the one who bestows knowledge and wisdom.
The temple at Basar is also the abode of Goddess Lakshmi and Kali, but the presiding deity is 'Gnana Saraswathi Devi'.