The Pink City of India makes India a proud nation because of its culture and heritage. But what makes the Pink city proud is the Birla Temple in Jaipur. Also known as the Lakshmi Narayan Temple, the Birla Temple is situated little below the Moti Dungri fort of Jaipur. As such there are many temples in Jaipur and every temple has its own unique importance. So does the Birla Temple.
Built in pure white marble, the Birla Temple Jaipur is not like any other ancient Indian temple. It is dedicated to worship Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. Beautiful idols of God, carvings of Hindu symbols and famous quotes from the Geeta and Upanishads on the walls of the temple are its biggest highlights. Apart from this, the temple also includes pictures of famous personalities like Buddha, Confucius, Zarathustra and Socrates. This temple is definitely an ancient temple but in its modern form.
The land on which the temple was constructed was gifted by the Maharaja to the Birla family for just one rupee. Later the temple was built in the year 1988. Surrounded by lavish gardens, the best time to visit this temple is between October to March. The timings are from 8.00 a.m to 12.00 noon and 4.00 p.m to 8.00 p.m everyday. The temple complex consists of beautiful gardens, a museum of the Birla family and a shopping area. Next to the Birla temple is the Ganesh temple. People who visit the Birla temple also visit the Ganesh temple.
The Birla temple is an epitome of peace and serenity, spirituality as well as modernity. So, if you wish to make your sightseeing in Jaipur a more memorable one, then do not forget to visit Birla Temple. It will not only sooth your soul but also rejuvenate your minds.