Durgiana Temple

Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya inaugurated one of the most sacred temples of Amritsar, the Durgiana Temple. The temple which is set near the Lohgarh Gate of Amritsar is enshrined with Goddess Durga. Amritsar has been the land of holy shrines from a very long time. The religious and cultural heritage of this district of Punjab has attracted many a tourists to this place.

Depicting the bliss of Goddess Durga Durgiana Temple of Amritsar is also called by the name of Lakshmi Narayan Temple. Daily rituals devoted to Durga Ma is performed in the temple of Durgiana in Amritsar. A dome and a tank are the prime possession of Durgiana Temple both of which are considered sacred for the Hindu followers.

The local devotees of Amritsar come to offer their prayers to holy Goddess Durga on a regular basis. However, apart from Durga Devi, Durgiana Temple is also famous for Lord Krishna and Lord Vishnu. The temple beautifully expresses the holy aura of the two Lords through its magnificent imagery.

The Durgiana Temple was constructed following the design aesthetics of the world-famous Golden Temple of Amritsar. As such tourists from all over the world who come to visit the Golden Temple never miss to step into the pious premises of Durgiana Temple in Amritsar.

Such is the popularity of Durgiana Temple in Amritsar that in the travel itinerary of Punjab this anme has become one of the most inevitable one.

Since Lakshmi and Narayan are the two other presiding deities of Durgiana Temple hence those who are ardent devotees of these Gods and Goddesses also visit the shrine to gather the blessings.

Durgiana Temple is undoubtedly a must-visit Amritsar tourist attraction.

Last Updated on 14 January 2011