Laxmi Narayan Temple

About The Temple

Visit The Holy Shrine Of Laxmi Narayan Temple For Peace Of Mind

Laxmi Narayan Temple in Faridabad, Haryana is an eight year old temple, which draws hundreds of debotees every day from different parts of the country. The temple is dedicated to Ma Laxmi, the goddess of wealth and her consort, Lord Narayana, the preserver of the three worlds and an integral part of the Holy Trinity. Devotees flock around the temple every day to seek blessings from the Gods and look for peace and solace at their feet. The enshrined deities are known to be very active. It is said, one who prays with true heart always gets his wish fulfilled.

Building of the temple

The temple of Laxmi Narayan was conceived in 1996, when its foundation stone was laid by Jagatguru Ramanujacharya Swami Sudarshanacharyaji Maharaj. A number of religious came together and with the joint effort, the final form of the temple was unveiled in 2007. The temple is constructed with top class white marble from Makarana in Rajasthan. An amalgamation of traditional and modern styles, the architecture of the temple has a class of its own. The soaring pinnacles of the temple are decorated with gold and are matchless.

Other structures and shrines

The complex of the laxmi narayan temple houses a few other shrines and structures besides the main Mandir. The temple has a magnificent gopuram at its entrance. Other structures within the compound include Satsang Bhavan, Divya Manoranjak Paragyan, Pracheen Dhuna and Garud Stambh. There are twenty-one domes of the compound which are adorned with gold. These enhance the glory and magnificence of the temple. Apart from the presiding deities, Goddess Laxmi and Lord Vishnu, There are shrines of other gods as well like Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesh, Goddess Saraswati, Lord Ram, Laxman and Hanuman along with Maa Sita etc. There is also a temple dedicated to Swami Ramanujacharyaji.

Significance of the temple

The temple is of extreme significance to the devotees. The pran pratishtha or the ceremonial installation of all gods and goddesses of the temple has been done in accordance with religious texts and scriptures. The idols of the gods in the temple are the main attraction as they circulate an atmosphere which is peaceful, calm and spiritual. The devotees and worshippers experience mental bliss on visiting this shrine. The temple looks pristine and serene on full moon nights when the moon rays reflect off the all-white facade of the temple.

Temple timings and activities

The lakshmi narayan temple remains open for devotees and visitors from early morning till late in the evening. Swami, Purshottamacharyaji, who is the chief priest of the temple, helps devotees in pain and anguish to find peace and direction in life. You can visit the temple during the months between February and April and between September and December. These are times when the weather is pleasant and a lot of religious activities take place in the temple.

How To Reach

Faridabad is located in the southern fringes of the National capital Region of Delhi. The shree lakshmi narayan temple can be easily reached from Delhi and other parts of the country. You can approach the site via road, rail or air.

 

  • If you are travelling by train, you have a number of options of reaching Faridabad. Most major trains from or to the southern and central parts of the country pass through the railway station of Faridabad. The station is about twenty km away from the Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway station. One can travel to Delhi via an express train and catch a local train to Faridabad as well.
  • The nearest airport to the site is the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi. This is understandably one of the most important airports in this part of the world. It is well connected with any part of the globe. There are convenient taxi and bus services from the airport to Faridabad.
  • The all important and historic NH 2 or the Grand Trunk Road passes through Faridabad. The highway is well maintained and drive along the highway to Faridabad can be enjoyable. The highway connects Faridabad with the plains of the Ganges in the east and parts of the North-western frontier on the other side. There are regular bus and other road transport services from all the nearby places.

 

Nearby Attractions

Faridabad, owing to its proximity to the capital of India, has a lot options for tourists and visitors. If you have some time in your hand, you can explore some fantastic places around this region apart from the laxmi narayan mandir.

  • Delhi, the capital of India, is a place with immense historical as well as modernimportance. The region has been ruled and influenced by different Indian as well as foreign dynasties. In the days of the epics, this place was known as Indraprastha, which was the capital of the Pandavas. In the medieval ages, the Muslim dynasties of the Delhi sultanate and later the Mughals shaped the city of Delhi with their culture and heritage. The city also bears the influence of the British Raj. The amalgamation of so many traditions has made the city of Delhi a treasure trove of historical monuments, structures, artefacts and relics. Only a few kilometres away from Faridabad, Delhi is a must visit for tourists.
  • You may also pay a visit to the mountains of the Himachal and Uttarakhand regions form this place. There are plenty of holy shrines and pilgrimage sites in this region including Rishikesh, Dharamsala, Haridwar etc. The southern fringes of the Himalayas are spotted with picturesque hill stations like Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Mussouri etc.
  • Delhi is connected in a golden triangle with the historical sites of Agra, which houses The Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and Jaipur, the site of the historical Rajput kingdoms.
  • Lovers of nature and wildlife may visit a number of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in this region. The most notable among these parks are the Corbett national park, Keoladeo National park and the Sariska tiger reserve. These are famous parks in India which have rich bio diversity in the form of different flora and fauna.

A popular pilgrimage site

The lakshmi narayan mandir in Faridabad, Haryana is a pious and popular pilgrimage destination for Hindu devotees. Every day, hundreds of tourists and worshippers visit this place. They pray, make offerings and wishes at the feet of the presiding deities, Goddess Laxmi and her consort, Lord Narayana. A number of important festivals are celebrated in temple, which attract a huge number of visitors. Religious rites and rituals are also a regular affair of the temple.

 

History Of Temple

The foundation stone of the temple was laid on the auspicious day of Vijaya Dasami in the year 1996. Jagatguru Ramanujacharya Swami Sudarshanacharyaji Maharaj, the patron of the temple is called the foundation stone and showered his blessings. With the help of several religious communities and organizations, the construction of the temple was completed in the year 2007 and it’s doors were subsequently opened to visitors, devotees and the pain stricken people from all parts of the country. There are well managed provisions for travelling to and accommodation in the place. Resorts, dharmashalas, hotels and lodges to suit everybody’s needs and pockets are available around the temple. You could also base yourself in Delhi, which is a few km away from the holy shrine.

The do’s and the don’ts’

The temple is well maintained and managed. There are few strict rules and guidelines one needs to conform to while visiting the temple. The visitors are expected not to litter around the place and keep it clean. They should wash their hand and feet before worship. Pets and edibles are to be avoided while entering the premises. One should also be sober without the influence of alcohol or tobacco.