Video - In and Around Birla Mandir
The Birla Temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi is yet another famous and major attraction in the Pink city of Jaipur. Birla temple is situated at the foot of Moti Dungri Fort and is built by the famous and affluent business family of Birlas. The popular Birlas have built many other temples in the country. The land on which this temple stands was given to the Birla family by a Maharaja on a token sum of just one rupee.
The temple which is a sacred place is always thronged by devotees. Infact the management of the temple hardly finds the temple absolutely vacant at any point of time during the day. During festivals, the number of devotees multiplies to a greater number.
Birla Temple is built in white marble which is a highly revered place of worship for Hindus. From outside the temple there are sculptures on numerous mythological themes and images of saints catch the attention of the visitors. Images of Socrates, Zarathustra, Christ, Buddha and Confucius manifest the secular nature of the temple.
The Birla Temple appears like a magical palace during the festival of Janmashtami, which is being celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. The complete temple premises are decorated beautifully with flowers and festoons.
In the evening, the temple glows grandly as though it is illuminated with a thousand light bulbs. The magnificent structure of the temple in marble glows in breathtaking radiance and captivates everyone with its unparalleled beauty.
The Jaipur Birla Mandir attracts many tourists and devotees every year. The temple is very much crowded especially during the festivals as Hindus come from all over the state and country to pay their respect to the Lord.
i. The temple has a very small museum which displays old things and home products with objects of the Birla family. The museum is open daily in morning from 08:00 AM to 12: 00 AM then from 04:00PM to 08:00 PM. There is no entry fee to visit this museum.
ii.Abhaneri: it is a rustic village culture of Rajasthan which englintens here the visitors in Abhaneri. It is founded by King Raja Chand; the village is remarkable for the step wells baoris and Harshat Mata Temple.
|iii.Jaipur Moti Doongri - this Temple in Rajasthan is particularly known for its reality and live location. Moti Doongri templeis especially for Ganesh ji, Moti Doongri Temple is located at the foothills of the fort Moti Doongri. The meaning of Moti Dungri is pearl hill, because it appears like a hill a drop of pearl. There are large number of devotees here on Wednesdays or on Ganesh Chaturthi. Thousands of devotees throng the famous Ganesh temple at Moti Doongri on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.||Near by tourist places to Birla Mandir |
iv.Galta Galta is very close to Jaipur, this place is famous for the sacred kunds water reservoirs. The village is also named for temple of Galtaji located just beyond Sisodia Rani-ka Bagh.
v.Karauli: it serves a pleasurable tour and even a must to pray in the temple of Kaila Devi. Madan Mohanji and other historic monuments are worth visiting. The visitors throng this place during the extravaganza of festivities of annual fair of Kaila Devi.
vi.Jaigarh: This site is very much close to Jaipur and is famous for the majestic Jaigarh Fort built during 15th and 18th century.
vii.Balaji: At a distance of 102 Km from Jaipur, the Hindu exorcism temple of Balaji is a place for people who suffer from possession. On Tuesdays and Saturdays here comes a huge crowd of victims.