Birla Mandir, New Delhi
Did you know that Birla Mandir is also known as Laxminarayan Temple and is one of the biggest temples in the Indian Capital city of New Delhi. In today’s discussion, we would talk more about the temple. How to reach (nearest metro), history, timings and also the address, so keep reading.
The temple was built in 1933 by the famous industrialist Baldeo Das Birla. It was inaugurated by the Father of the Nation, Mahatama Gandhi. It is spread over 7.5 acres and has many fountains, shrines and scriptures depicting Hinduism. It is located to the west of Connaught Place. So, this was the history of the famous Birla Temple of New Delhi.
The main deity in the temple is that of Lord Laxminarayan (Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi Devi) There is another temple of Lord Shiva and Maa Durga in the temple complex. There is no entry fees in the temple, however Cameras are not allowed inside the temple premises.
If we talk about the timings of the temple. The temple opens at 04:30 in the morning and closes at 1:30 PM. The temple reopens at 02:30 PM till 09:00 PM on all seven days of the week. The nearest metro to the Birla Temple is Rama Krishna Ashram Marg Metro Station, thereafter one can hire a rickshaw or auto-rickshaw to reach the temple. The temple is located to the west of Connaught Place on Mandir Marg.
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