Temples in Mumbai

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Temples in Mumbai

Mumbai, metropolitan city with vivid traditional values, religious significance and royal history is well-known for its temples. People in search of peace in this fast-paced city, can visit these mystical temples in Mumbai.

Here is the list of 4 Temples in Mumbai

1. Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai

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The Siddhivinayak Temple in the Prabhadevi area is a revered shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is one of the most significant and frequented temples in Mumbai. This temple was built in the year 1801 by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil. The couple did not have any children of their own and decided to build the Siddhivinayak temple so as to fulfil the wishes of other infertile women. Interestingly, the statue of Lord Ganesha here is believed to be self-manifested and grants wishes.

2. Mahalaxmi temple, Mumbai

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The Mahalaxmi Temple is one of the oldest temples situated in the city of Mumbai. Located on the Bhulabai Desai Road in Mahalaxmi West, it is dedicated to Goddess Mahalaxmi or the 'Goddess of Wealth'. The temple was built sometime around the 16th - 17th century and the main presiding deity here is Goddess Laxmi, while Goddess Kali and Saraswati are other two deities worshipped here. Together, the three idols are known as Mahalaxmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswati.

3. ISKCON Temple Mumbai

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ISCKON Temple is a divine and spiritual getaway from all the hustle and bustle of the capital city of Mumbai. Dedicated to Lord Krishna who is considered as the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu, the temple is clad in marble and glass. Meters away from the Juhu Beach, incorporating Iskcon Temple in your weekend plans might just be the perfect peaceful escape you are looking for. This place has a tranquil feel about it and the in-house vegetarian restaurant serves exceptional food at cheap rates.

4. Shri Swaminarayana Mandir, Mumbai

The Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Mumbai is part of the Swaminarayan Sampraday of idol worship and the belief that Sri Krishna Purushottam Narayan is the supreme being. The temple has raised demand for festival offerings in the area thereby aiding the local economy.

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