Temples in Amritsar for a Enticing Religious Vacay

Temples in Amritsar

Here is the list of 5 Temples in Amritsar for a Enticing Religious Vacay

1. Golden Temple, Amritsar

Golden Temple, Amritsar
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One of the most spiritual places in India, Golden Temple, also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib, is the holiest shrines in Sikhism and is alive with religious fervour and sacredness. Its divinity is a thing that can only be experienced and not described. After going through a tumultuous period of demolitions, it was rebuilt by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1830 purely with marble and gold. It is the view of the resplendent shrine, glistening in the centre of the tank that brings an infinite calmness.

2. Shri Ram Tirth Temple, Amritsar

Shri Ram Tirth Temple, Amritsar

The Shri Ram Tirth Temple, located near Amritsar city, was built to honour the birthplace of Luva - Kusha, twins of Rama and Sita. Constructed in lime yellow stone, the temple dates back to the epic of Ramayana where Sita was given in the Ashram of Balamiki after being abandoned by Rama. The battle of Ram's Ashwamedha force with Luv-Kush is said to have taken place here. The gurukul of the twins, situated in the temple compound, is regarded as an architectural wonder by pilgrims.

3. Mata Lal Devi Temple, Amritsar

Mata Lal Devi Temple, Amritsar

Mata Lal Devi Temple, popularly known as Sheesh Mahal of Amritsar, is famous among the Hindu pilgrims for its miraculous fertility-improving powers. The temple is dedicated to the female saint Lal Devi and is considered a miniature dimension of the popular Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu. The temple is decorated with shining mirrors that light up the area through the reflecting sunlight and numerous diyas.

4. ISKCON Temple, Amritsar

ISKCON Temple, Amritsar

Situated in the heart of the city in Moni Chowk, ISKCON Temple (also known as Sri Gaur Radha Krishna Mandir) is a revered Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu gods Krishna and Radha. The temple houses idols of several deities, Radha- Krishna being the most prominent. A tiny shop also sells statues of deities, religious books and related merchandise

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5. Bhayian Da Shiwala Mandir

Bhayian Da Shiwala Mandir

Located in Tilak Nagar, Amritsar, Punjab, the Bhaiyan Da Shivala Mandir is a very popular Shiva temple in Amritsar. The temple was built by two brothers from UP and since is maintained by migrant workers of UP, hence owing to its origins, the temple came to be known as Bhaiyan Da Shiwala. The temple is also called Shivala Bagh Bhaiyan. The temple also houses other deities within its Sanctum. Shivaratri is the main festival of the temple. While it enjoys devotees from all over the country all year round, the temple sees a sudden rise in devotees during Shivaratri which is celebrated very religiously in the temple.  

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