Spiritual Tour in Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (About this soundlisten) is one of the most prominent Sikh gurdwara, or Sikh house of worship, in Delhi, India and known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, as well as the pool inside its complex, known as the “Sarovar.” It was first built as a small shrine by Sikh General Sardar Bhagel Singh in 1783, who supervised the construction of nine Sikh shrines in Delhi in the same year, during the reign of Mughal Emperor, Shah Alam II.

 

Laxminarayan Temple

The Laxminarayan Temple, also known as the Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple up to large extent dedicated to Laxminarayan in Delhi, India. Laxminarayan usually refers to Vishnu, Preserver in the Trimurti, also known as Narayan, when he is with his consort Lakshmi. The temple, inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi, was built by Jugal Kishore Birla from 1933 and 1939. The side temples are dedicated to Shiva, Krishna and Buddha.

It was the first large Hindu temple built in Delhi. The temple is spread over 7.5 acres, adorned with many shrines, fountains, and a large garden with Hindu and Nationalistic sculptures, and also houses Geeta Bhawan for discourses. The temple is one of the major attractions of Delhi and attracts thousands of devotees on the festivals of Janmashtami and Diwali.

 

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid (جَامع مَسجد‬), also spelled Jame MosqueJami MasjidJameh MosqueJamia Masjid, or Jomeh Mosque, refers to the main mosque, of a town, city, area or village, which hosts the special Friday noon prayers and, in case there is no allocated open space (Musallah or Eidgah) available or nearby, the Eid prayers. These are sometimes called Congregational mosques or Friday mosques. The term “Jama Masjid” or “Jame Masjid” comes from Persian Masjed-e Jame (مسجد جامع‬), from Arabic: مَسْجِد جَامِع‎, translit. Masjid Jāmi‘, meaning “congregational mosque” (in Arabic, the term is simplified to “جَامِع Jāmi‘“). In non-Arab Muslim nations, the word jāmi‘ (“that which gathers, congregates or assembles”) is often, though erroneously, conflated with another word from the same root, jumu‘ah (Arabic: جُمُعَة‎ “assembly, gathering”), a term which is used for the Friday noon prayers (Arabic: صَلَاة الْجُمُعَة‎, translit. Ṣalāṫ al-Jumu‘ah literally “prayer of assembly”) and the day itself (Arabic: يَوْم الْجُمُعَة‎, translit. Yawm al-Jumu‘ah literally “Day of Assembly”). This is due to the fact that the Friday prayers (or Jumu’ah prayers), which require congregations, are only held in congregational mosques, usually the main mosque or central mosque, and hence they are also sometimes known as Friday mosques.

 

Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir

hri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir (Hindi: श्री दिगंबर जैन लाल मंदिर Śrī Digambar Jain Lāl Mandir) is the oldest and best-known Jain temple in Delhi, India. It is directly across from the Red Fort in the historical Chandni Chowk area.

The temple is known for an avian veterinary hospital, called the Jain Birds Hospital, in a second building behind the main temple.[1][2]

Located just opposite the massive Red Fort at the intersection of Netaji Subhas Marg and Chandni Chowk, Digambar Jain Temple is the oldest Jain temple in the capital. According to Jain scholar Balbhadra Jain’s compendium of Digambar Jain shrines in India, it was built in 1656.

 

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