Laskhminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir) in Delhi

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Laskhminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir) Overview

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The Lakshminarayan Mandir, also popularly known as the Birla Mandir is one among the most popular temples in Delhi. The temple is dedicated to Lakshminarayan, another name for Lord Vishnu and was constructed by B.R Birla and Jugal Kishore Birla. Construction of the Lakshminarayan Temple was started in 1933 and it took six years to be completed.

Spread over a rambling 7.5 acres, the Lakshminarayn Temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi, on the condition that everyone will be allowed to enter this temple irrespective of their caste. Apart from the main temple building, there are two other temples on either side of the Lakshminarayan Temple which are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Krishna and Lord Buddha respectively.

The architecture of the Lakshminarayan Temple is typical to that of Hindu temple architecture. The temple is decorated with engravings with scenes from Hindu mythology and has been constructed on a high plinth. The Lakshminarayan Temple faces east and the idols housed in temple have been constructed using marble which has been sourced from Jaipur. The temple complex is complete with beautiful landscaping and waterfalls.

  • Opening Closing Time 6:30 am to 10 pm, all days of the week.

  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

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Location

Mandir Marg, Near Gole Market, New Delhi