Laxminarayan Temple

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Overview

Laxminarayan Temple is located on the Mandir Marg , in Delhi.It is a hindu temple dedicated to Laxminarayan. The temple is one of Delhi's major temples and a major tourist attraction. The temple is dedicated to Laxmi and Narayana.
 
The temple construction  started in year 1933 and was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi was made built by B. R. Birla and Vijay Tyagi from 1933 and 1939.  1939 on the condition that people of all castes will be allowed in temple. The side temples are dedicated to Shiva, Krishna and Buddha. The temple spread over 7.5 acres and is embellished with many shrines, large gardens and Gita Bhawan. The interiors of the temples are beautiful carvings depicting the scenes from mythology. Numerous Hindu symbols and quotes from the Gita and the Upanishads ornament the temple walls. The highest Shikara  in the temple soars to an altitude of 165 ft, while the ancillary one is about 116 ft. Facing east and standing on an elevated platform, Birla Mandir of Delhi also enshrines the holy Vedas.  The main temple houses statues of Lord Narayan and Hindu Goddess Lakshmi. There are other small shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Hanuman. There is also a shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha. The left side temple shikhar houses Devi Durga, the Hindu goddess of Shakti, the power. 
 
This is the first of a series of temples built by the Birlas in many cities of India, which are also often called Birla Temple.
 
Important festivals : Janmashtami, Diwali
 
Temple Timing : 7.00 am to 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm to 9.00 pm
 
How to Reach, 
Road Way : The temple is easily accessible from the city by local buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws.
 
Nearest Railway Station ;  New Delhi Kalibari, Ramakrishna Ashram Marg
 
Nearest Airport :  Indira GandhiInternational Airport 

Location

Country
India
State
Delhi
City
New delhi
Location
New Delhi.
Address
Laxminarayan Temple or Birla Mandir,Mandir Marg,New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Contact Info
Phone: 011 2336 0297
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Laxminarayan Temple or Birla Mandir,Mandir Marg
Nearest Railway Station
Nearest Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport
IN
latitude : 28.566499710 longitude :77.103103640
Corporation : New Delhi
GPS Code : VIDP
Open Year
1939
Area
7.5 acres
Height
165 ft
Architect
Hindu temple architecture
Dedicated To
Baldeo Das Birla
Visiting Hours
7.00 am to 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm to 9.00 pm

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