Video - In and Around of Devi Talab Mandir
Devi Talab Mandir is located about 1 km from the railway station of Jalandhar City. The Mandir is situated in the heart of Jalandhar City. The famous Devi Talab Mandir, is near the Doaba College and Doaba Chowk, Jalandhar City, Punjab
History of Mandir
The Kali mandir is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas and the Kali is known as Tripurmalini. As the Sati's right breast fell here. Lord Shiva of this temple is called Bhishan Bhairav.
The anterior of Devi Talab Mandir had been invaded several times by Foreign Rulers, but from the shambles has emerged a new gilded Mandir famous for influx of record number of devotees. The gilded Mandir is famous for the Hariballah Sangeet Sammelan held every year in December at its precincts for the past 125 years. Famous classical music exponents - both instrumental and vocal come together and perform at this gathering. In Devi Talab, there is a large masonry 200 year old tank sacred to Hindus.
Time to VisitBest time to visit Devi Talab Mandir is during December.
Other places to Visit
An ancient monument Temple in the Jalandhar City dedicated to Vrinda, wife of Jalandhara, in the Kot Kishan Chand locality which is now named as Tulsi Mandir. On one side of the temple is a tank which is said to have been the bathing place of the demon Jalandhara. At some distance is the temple of Gupha, with the image of Annapurna, the goddess of plenty, is installed in it. Also nearby lies the Brahm Kund and some temples dedicated to Shiva. Near the Balmiki gate is the Sheetla Mandir, which is said to be as old as the City of Jalandhar. Within its premises are also two small old temples of Hanuman and Shiva.
This architecturally beautiful temple is located 21 km from Jalandhar in Kapurthala town.
The mandir, the most striking monument in the town was built by Fateh Singh Ahluwaliah, the founder of the Kapurthala State.
The main dome in the center is surrounded by several smaller temples dedicated to different deities.
Sodal MandirThe temple of a child deity where wishes are fulfilled. Thousands of devotees congregate here during the month of September.
Annapurna Devi TempleThe temple is situated in the old locality of Kot Kishan Chand, Jalandhar. Jalandhar which is very old city has lot of significance in the history.
Shiva Temple- The Mandir dates back of the Lodhi Era and is said that the Nawab of Sultanpur Lodhi, in whose territory the city of Jalandhar then fell hadeyed a newly married Hindu girl whom he had wanted to make an object of his lust.
She was the devotee of lord Shiva whose serpent saved her honour. Awed by the appearance of this serpent he had begged pardon from the girl and on her bidding he had got this temple built. The temple has an unusual architecture. Its main gate is built in the style of a mosque while the rest of the building is in Hindu style.
Accommodation Facilities at the TempleAccomodations are easily available in the hotels in Jalandhar. Jalandhar is very well connected to the major cities by road and rail. there also good accommodation facilities in the nearby cities like in Ludhiana, Hoshiarpur,Kapurthala. Jalandhar has thousands of Hotels ranging from luxury to budget ones. Jalandhar also has many Dharamshalas.
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How to reach the Temple
By Air: There is no airport in Jalandhar. The nearest airport to reach the Temple is Raja Sansi airport in Amritsar, 80 km away. This airport is well connected to other parts of the country by regular flights. The Raja Sansi International Airport at Amritsar is located about 11 km from the city centre. Several airlines operate flights from abroad, including Singapore as well as London and Birmingham and Toronto. The airport now handles as many as forty-eight flights every week up from the occasional, intermittent ones some years ago. British airways, Malaysia Airlines, Phuket Airlines, Tajakistan Airlines, Uzbek Airways and Air-India are also lining up to fly here.
By Rail: By Railways the Jalandhar City Railway Station is an important station on the Delhi-Amritsar Railway line. It is connected with direct trains to Delhi (375 km), Calcutta, Mumbai, Puri, Nagpur, Jammu Tawi and Deluxe Express to Mumbai, Shatabadi Express to Delhi, Utkal Express to Puri and Howrah Mail to Calcutta.
By Road: While by Roadways there is a vast network of bus services of Punjab, Himachal, Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh (160 km), U.P., Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan State Roadways, apart from private operators.