Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Founder King of the Jaipur city, established five Yantra Mantra (the instrument and formula) or Jantar Mantar in five cities of West Central India between 1727 and 1734 at Jaipur, Delhi, Ujjain, Mathura and Varanasi. Most famous being the ones at Jaipur and Delhi; very few people know about the other three and fewer have even visited them.
|Graffiti at Rajendra Prasad Ghat|
Following is the photo-post on the Man Mahal or Jantar Mantar of Varanasi:
Laghu Samrat Yantra – Another Instrument to find Time, Declination and Hour angle of the heavenly bodies
|Narivalaya Dakshin and Uttar Gola|
|A Panoramic View of Ghats on Ganga at Banaras/Varanasi|