Laxmi Narayan Temple or the Birla Mandir Jaipur is an example of marvellous architectural landmark of Jaipur. It is constructed with a pure white marble and a modern approach. Lord Narayan and Goddess Lakshmi idols are awesome and beautiful. There are idols of other Hindu God and Goddess, Hindu symbols, ancient quotes and ornaments on the walls of the temple. On some walls, mythological events are carved also. In this temple, there are idols and images of other than religious-like saints, philosophers and historical achievers, like Socrates, Buddha, Zarathustra, and Confucius. Its modern form of architecture makes it different and must-visit places.
The Laxmi Narayan Temple has three domes to represent the three religions of India; a tribute to the secular nature of the country. The Birla temple has lavish green gardens all around the temple.
The Birla Temple, originally named as Lakshmi Narayan Temple, was built by Shri Rang Ramanuj Das Ji. It is believed that in 1904, Lord Laxminarayan came into the dream of Shri Rang Ramanuj Das. Lord Laxminarayan told Ramanuj Das that he resides beneath the land where the temple was being constructed and asked Ramanuj Das to bring him back to earth. It is situated below the Moti Dungri Fort in Jaipur.
Birla Mandir Timings: The regular visiting hours are between, 8.00 am to 12.00 noon and 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm every day.
Location of Laxmi Narayan Temple : Birla temple is located in Jaipur city. Jaipur is well connected by road, rail and air. Jaipur is just 268 km from Delhi.