Lakshmi Narayan Temple or the Birla Mandir is situated underneath the Moti Dungri Fort in Jaipur. This temple is devoted to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu, this temple is a tectonic landmark of Jaipur. It is built with pure white marble. The Birla temple varies from other Indian Temple and it is built-up with a modern outlook. Inside this splendid temple, beautifully engraved idols of Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu, and other Hindu Gods and Goddess, can be viewed.
A fragile carving of ancient quotes and Hindu symbols from the Upanishads and Geeta decorates the wall of the enchanting temple. Apart from the religious idols, figures and pictures of several religious philosophers, historical achievers, like Socrates, Buddha, Zarathustra, and Confucius, and saints are also present in the temple. This temple is a work of art and truly signifies architectural beauty in a modern form.
History Of Birla Temple
Birla temple was constructed in 1988. The temple’s luster is famous for its modern architectural elements and statues of marble architecture. The land of the shrine was a belonging of King of Jaipur, who immolated it to Birla Family at the price of 1 INR (one rupee) with the objective of the construction of this temple.
Best Time To Visit
The temple is a splendid beauty to visit throughout the year. But the great time to visit there is from October to March. As this will be the winter season and the climate will be pleasing, this will be the perfect time for sightseeing. Also, that will be the time of festivals related to Hinduism, especially of Lord Vishnu or Goddess Lakshmi. If you visit this temple during night time, then you will find the temple luminously beautiful.
- Visiting hours: (Morning) 6am-12pm, (Evening) 3pm-9pm
- Famous For: Monument Fort/Fortress History & Culture
- Entry Fee: Free