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Monday, January 19, 2009

Lakshami Narayan Mandir - New Delhi

Lakshmi-Narayan Mandir is situated at New Delhi, India. It is also known as “Birla Mandir”. This temple is dedicated to lord Vishnu, the preserver in the trimurti, and his consort Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth. It is the first of the temples built across the country by the industrialist family of Birlas. Thousand of devotees came to this temple to celebrate Janmashtami festival on Janmashtami (Birthday of God Krishna).

History of Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir is built by B.D. Birla in 1938 and inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi (Father of the Indian Nation) on the express condition that people of all castes, especially untouchables would be allowed in. therefore, a sign at the gate reiterates that people of all faiths and classes are welcome to this temple. The whole temple is decorated with relief carvings, depicting the scenes from mythology.

Information for Tourist

1) The birla mandir was built by B.D. Birla in 1938.
2) The temple was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi (Father of the Indian Nation).
3) Birla mandir is also known as Laxmi Narayan temple.
4) Birla mandir is built in orissan style.
5) Visitors can visit this temple From 7 to 12 in the Morning and 2 to 9 In Evening.
6) Other places to see – Geeta Bhawan , Buddha temple inside the premises, Gardens and Fountains Inside the Premises
7) Most important festival in birla temple is Janamashtami (Birth of Lord Krishna), Diwali (Festival of Lights), Ram Navami.

Photo Gallery

Biral mandir photo

Birla mandir image

Birla mandir picture

Birla Mandir wallpaper

Birla Mndir - Delhi

Decorated Birla mandir on Janmashtami festival

Front view of Birla mandir

Laxmi narayan bhagwan at birla mandir

Laxmi narayan Photo

People visiting at laxmi narayan temple

Yogi idol at birla mandir

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