There is nothing to be amazed at this, if said that the world around us is full of mysteries and the mysteries have formed a big circle around us. Every other day, we hear about some unique place which has not been known to us and has a surprising story, in the queue, adds one next place named as Moksha Bhavan (Salvation House).
It’s in Varanasi where people check-in to die. On the banks of River Ganges (Varanasi), the old town is acclaimed as one of the holiest places in India. Especially like the River Ganga where individuals came wash off their wrongdoings, this place is likewise utilized by individuals to accomplish salvation. Moksha Bhavan has twelve rooms alongside a place for the preists furthermore a little Temple is also arranged inside.
According to Hindu Convictions, it’s a Gateway to Salvation. It is said that in Varanasi, in the event that one kicks the bucket at the place then its profoundly go on the odds that he/she will never be conceived again. The story has been continuing for quite a long time. Varanasi which is likewise well known for Lord Shiva and consistently the town is brimming with devotees who developed in a substantial gathering to petition God for their long lives and satisfaction, there’s additionally the individuals who have achieved the place with the rationale of being free from life cycle.
The manager of the hotel, Bhairavnath Shukla after years is habitual of people dying in the hotel and also he has been praying for people’s salvation. Mr. Shukla takes note of that on a normal of 14,500 individuals who come to remain there in the hotel, around 11,000 are said to achieve Moksha. Mr. Shukla can likewise anticipate of who will pass on.
Below are some cases in relation to the Moksha or Mukti Bhavan, full name – Kashi Labh Mukti Bhavan.
The recent is Urmila Devi (96) case who has come down to aatain Moksha in Varanasi from all over South. She has lost her close ones and now she doesn’t want to live anymore, thus it was her last wish to die in the holy city of Varanasi. Some have more tragic as they said about theirs. There is and eighty year old man who has been staying there in the Moksha Bhavan. From the past ten years, he has been waiting for his sons but he received in only money. A couple from eastern Bihar has been waiting for their old aunt to die in the Mukti Bhavan and many others like them go there just to free themselves from the life cycle. There’s a belief that they will die and they have their death-beds ready. The place is also ready for non-residential Indians.
Varanasi is a place where death is also a blessing and Moksha Bhavan helps all people who are on their death-beds.
According to Bhairavnath Shukla, those staying in the Moksha Bhavan are only charged with twenty Rs. As the fees and those who cannot afford even that small amount, can live for free. They even arrange the woods for the cremation. From fifteen days to two-three months, people are allowed to stay in the Moksha Bhavan and can wait for their death time, depending on the persons condition. There is no such restriction of living over there in the salvation house and if the person do not die within the given time the he is asked to leave the place and free the bed for another person who wish to die.
According to a Reuters report, 14,578 people have checked in the hostel as of July this year. While most of them have attained Moksha, the others, who couldn’t die, had to leave disheartened.
Moksha Bhavan, call it Mukti Bhavan or Salvation House, stands always for the last wish of the people. The place has seen its share of deaths. And not only Moksha Bhavan, there are other few places too which do the same work and they run by charitable trust.
The start of life and eyes with golden dreams meet with the end of life and dreams – Moksha Bhavan.