Shree Geeta Bhawan - श्री गीता भवन
< full history is being drafted/verified... soon to be published here. >
Meaning of the name - Shree Geeta Bhawan
Shree means Sir- A mark of respect, Geeta means - The name of the most sacred book The Bhagvat Geeta. Bhawan means place of abode or Temple or Mandir.
It literary means "The house of Geeta".
We accept requests for educational visits to the temple, please contact us in advance to make a booking.
An Historical Building
The building was the former St George's Presbyterian Church and was originally designed by J.P.Osborne in a cruciform shape in 1896. Shree Geeta Bhawan Mandir was opened in 1969 and since then we have made many improvements and adaptation to suit our cultural needs.
Shree Geeta Bhawan Building Architecture and Design shown above was approved and implemented in year 2009.
Directions to SGB
The easiest way to get to the temple via public transport is to take bus number 46 from Birmingham City Centre (Colmore Row) or Perry Barr (One Stop). Get off at the bus stop on the corner of Brecon Road.
Pooja Samagri List
Chunni ..... 1
Honey ..... 1 Small Jar
Milk ..... 2 Pints
Yogurt ..... 1 100g
Sugar ..... 500g
Ghee (Purified Butter) ..... 100 G
Camphor (Kapoor) ..... 1 Tikki -Tablet
Illaichigreen (Cardamon) ..... 1 Small Packet
Long (Cloves) ..... 1 Small Packet
Supari- Beatal Nutt ..... 1 Small Packet
Saffron - Kesar ..... 1 Small Packet
Chanden (Sandalwood Powder)..... 1 Small Packet
Almonds (Badaam) ..... 1 Small Packet
Currents (Sultanas) ..... 1 Small Packet
Durva - A Sacred Grass ..... Small Amount
(See Temple Priest)
Perfume - Scent ..... 1
Paan Patte (Beatal Leaves) ..... 17
Agarbatti ..... 1 Small Packet
Sweets-Indian or Mithaae ..... 500 G
Fruits ..... 11
Flowers ..... 1 Bunch
Match Box ..... 1
Rice ..... 1 Small Packet
Coconutfresh ..... 1
White Cloth ..... 1.25 Metre
Mauli- A Thickred Thread ..... 1
Ganga Jal (The Gangeswater) ..... Trace