Beautiful and grand temples of Mumbai

Beautiful and grand temples of Mumbai

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Beautiful and grand temples of Mumbai

Temples in Mumbai: These are the 7 beautiful and grand temples of Mumbai, which are crowded to see people

Decorated with its religious significance and royal history, the cosmopolitan city of Mumbai is also famous for its temples. People definitely come to visit some of the best and recognized temples in this city to find peace. You must also know about these temples once.

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Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai

Beautiful and grand temples of Mumbai

Siddhivinayak Temple in Prabhadevi Kshetra is a revered temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Most of the devotees come to visit this temple in Mumbai. This temple was built by Lakshman Vithu and Deubai Patil in the year 1801. The couple did not have any children of their own and that is why they decided to build the Siddhivinayak temple so that the wishes of other infertile women could be fulfilled through this temple. Interestingly, the idol of Lord Ganesha himself appeared here. The wish of every devotee who comes here is fulfilled.

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Mahalaxmi Temple in Mumbai

Beautiful and grand temples of Mumbai

The Mahalaxmi Temple in Mumbai is one of the oldest temples in the city. Mahalaxmi Located on Bhulabai Desai Road in the west, it is dedicated to Goddess Mahalakshmi or the ‘Goddess of Wealth’. The temple was built around the 16th – 17th centuries and the main presiding deity is Lakshmi, while Goddess Kali and Saraswati are the other two goddesses who are also worshiped here. By combining the three idols, this temple is known as Mahalakshmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswati.

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ISKCON Temple in Mumbai

Beautiful and grand temples of Mumbai

ISKCON Temple is a divine and spiritual temple. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, who is believed to be the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the temple is made of marble and glass. A few meters away from Juhu Beach, the ISKCON temple is a must visit on weekends. The surrounding environment is very calm, as well as vegetarian food is available in the restaurant here, where you can taste them at cheap prices.

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Shree Mumbadevi Temple

Shree Mumbadevi Temple

The early settlers of Mumbai considered Mumba Devi as their “mother goddess”. The original temple of Sri Mumbai Devi, which was built at Bori Bunder, is believed to be six centuries old. When that temple was destroyed, it was rebuilt in the 18th century in Zaveri Bazar. The temple is decorated with flowers.

Babulnath Temple in Mumbai

Babulnath Temple in Mumbai

Built by a Gujarati community, Babulnath Temple is one of the oldest temples in Mumbai. Lord Shiva is the main deity of the temple and it is situated on top of a small hill near Girgaum Chowpatty. The structure of the temple dates back to 1890 when it was situated at a great height. Its height was reduced by lightning in the 1960s.

Walkeshwar Temple in Mumbai

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The Walkeshwar Temple, also known as the Baan Ganga Temple, is located in south Mumbai near Malabar Hill, which is also the highest point in the city. There is a small pond near the temple, which is named Bangangatank and hence it is also known by this name. The legend of the temple is related to the Ramayana and the name Baan Ganga is derived from a story related to the legend. The temple is very crowded on Amavasya and Poornima days.

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Sri Thiruchembur Murugan Temple in Mumbai

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Thiruchembur Murugan Temple is one of the few South Indian temples in Mumbai that restores the essence of practices in the South. The main deity of the temple is Lord Murugan and the temple is situated on top of a small hill, just like Murugan temples are found in the southern parts of India. The food prepared here is traditionally served in the form of food prasa/Annadanam in banana leaves. The temple is located in West Chembur.

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