Swami Brahmananda Saraswati

Shankaracharya of Jyotir Math (1941-1953)
known as
'Guru Dev'

Compiled by Paul Mason
© Paul Mason 2021

Shri Shankaracharya Ashram,
Brahma Nivas, 15, Alopibag,
Allahabad,
Uttar Pradesh, 211006
India

 25°26'39"N 81°52'13"E

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In 1950 Guru Dev was offered a rather grand building for his use as an ashram. He is said to have instead paid the market price for the property, and turned it into a spacious ashram.


Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad
, 2004, (photo 1 of 9)


Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad, 2004, (photo 2 of 9)


Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad, 2004, (photo 3 of 9)


Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad, 2004, (photo 4 of 9)


Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad, 2004, (photo 5 of 9)


Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad, 2004, (photo 6 of 9)


Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad, 2004, (photo 7 of 9)


Adi Shankara - Shri Yantra - Swami Brahmananda Saraswati
Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad
, 2004, (photo 8 of 9)
 

Guru Dev, Swami Brahmananda Saraswati, Shankaracharya of Jyotir Math (1941-53)
Brahma Niwas, Alopi Bagh, Allahabad
, 2004, (photo 9 of 9)


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Bahadur Ganj, another building referred to in connection with Guru Dev, appears to be about 3 km to the south west of Alopi Bagh, at Bahadurganj, or else there is another Bahadurganj about 20km to the north.



 
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