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Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Bilaspur (HP) Overview

Laxmi Narayan Mandir is a marvellous temple dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and her consort Lord Vishnu and is located in the district of Bilaspur. The temple is of immense religious importance for the devotees of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi who visit the temple often to offer their prayers and seek blessings from the deities. The beautiful temple has been constructed according to the Shikhara Shaily type of architecture and draws architecture buffs from all parts of the world. Located in the scenic region of Bilaspur, the pristine white temple has a divine vibe that will ease troubled visitors in an instant. The temple is located very close the Bilaspur Bus stand and is a well-maintained shrine.

The stately temple has beautiful idols of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi while areas of the temple also have stunning idols of Lord Shiva, Goddess Durga, Lord Ranganath and Baba Bangali. The Laxmi Narayan Mandir was initially located in the region where now stands the Bhakra Nangal Dam. That structure got submerged in the reservoir which is also known as Gobind Sagar Lake. The idol of Lord Ranganath was initially installed in a temple in old Bilaspur. After the town underwent modernization, the idol was re-installed in the Lakshmi Narayan Mandir. The temple is a pleasant relief from the hustle and bustle of the city. Many sit and chant Lakshmi and Vishnu Mantras as a daily part of their prayers. Devotees believe the deities are extremely powerful and any prayer made with a clean heart is always answered.

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Architecture of Laxmi Narayan Mandir

The exalted Laxmi Narayan temple has a spacious courtyard in front of the temple with wrought iron seats and grass lawns on either side. The temple is a modernized version of Shikhara style of architecture and has five shikharas on the top of the structure which are coloured gold. The entrance has a few steps to climb up a porch supported with sturdy pillars. The idols of the chief deities, Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu are placed in the sanctum sanctorum while the idols of other gods are placed around the sanctum sanctorum. The entire structure is made of white marble, and door frames are coloured brick red. For ventilation, it has rectangular jali-work that is consistently found all around the walls of the temple.

Best Time To Visit Laxmi Narayan Mandir

The best time to visit Lakshmi Narayan Mandir is in early in the morning because the temple is crowded for the rest of the day.

How To Reach Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Bilaspur

Rented taxis or private vehicles are the best modes of transport in Bilaspur. Tourists can reach the Laxmi Narayan Mandir via the route through Bhager - Jhandutta road - Shimla Ghumarwin road - Kangra road. The temple is located very close to the Bilaspur Interstate Bus Terminal (ISBT).

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