Birla Temple is situated at Gole Market on the Mandir Marg at Connaught Place in New-Delhi. Birla Mandir is locally famous as- Lakshminarayan temple. Dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu. In 1938, it was constructed by well-known industrialist- B. D. Birla. This fabulous temple of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi is a beautiful sight for the visitors across the world.
Being the biggest temple of Delhi, it is a home of many gods, goddesses and the deities of Hindu Mythology. It is very near to the metro station- R.K. Ashram Marg. Inaugurated by our Father of the Nation- Mahatma Gandhi, only on the condition that it will be open for people of all castes and religion. One of the major and the most visited tourist religious destinations in India and even in the world. It is mostly thronged during the Hindu Festivals- Janamasthami, Dusshera and Diwali.
Architecture: Birla Mandir was made up by Red sandstone and white marble. This notable abode of divinity was built across more than seven acres of land in Delhi region. The Birla temple is east facing and positioned on a high plinth. The Birla temple is a three-storied building and is established long back in the Nagara style. This temple also engraved with Kota specially brought from Rajasthan and its major cities. The temple has its Shikara located about 160 feet high, just above the sanctum sanctorum of the temple.
Specialty:The temple has an attractive garden and beautiful fountains. A big hall- ‘Geeta Bhawan’ for religious discussions and a huge horse with a chariot is drawn with marble stones. This temple looks very beautiful during sunrise and on some specific festivals.
How To Reach:
By Road: Basically, there are many public and private vehicles available to reach this Temple at Delhi.
By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Delhi Railway station.
Air: The Nearest Airport
is Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi.