Temples in YamunanagarOne of the most fascinating characteristics of the city of Yamunanagar is the presence of a number of temples and religious places. The mornings and evenings of this city are marked by the soothing sound of the enchanting of prayers and the ringing of the temple bells. These temples also serve as strong tourists attractions and during the festivals these temples are decorated and they serve as community gathering centers for the people of Yamunanagar.
Popular Temples of YamunanagarSome of the popular temples in the city of Yamunanagar are as follows.
Shri Radha Kunj Bihari TempleThis temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a part of the famous ISKCON temple group. This temple is located near Gopal Motor Garage in Hare Krishna Marg, Raghunathpuri Lal Dwara Road in Yamunanagar and is at a distance of 2 kilometers from the Jagadhri Workshop Railway Station. This temple also houses a men's ashram and conduts Sunday feast fro all devotees.
This temple also provides daily prasadam to all devotees who visit the temple along with the services of morning, noon and evening prayers. The Shani Mandir and the HBC market are all at a distance of just a kilometer from this temple. The City Center Park is at a distance of only 2 kilometers from this temple.
Shani MandirThis temple is dedicated to Shani Bhagawan and is located at a distance of 2 kilometers from the Jagadhri Workshop Railway Station. This temple is often thronged by devotees mostly on Tuesdays and Saturdays and the evening prayers of this temple witnesses a turn over of huge number of devotees, who gather here to offer their prayers to Lord Shani. They also ensure that they lit lamps here and seek the blessings from the priest.
Shiv TempleAlmost all major areas of Yamunanagar has a Shiv Temple of its own. However, the most famous one in Yamunanagar is the one present in Model Town as it is in the center of the city. Also the architectural grandness of this temple attracts a huge number of tourists. Mainly the devotees visit this place on Mondays after a day long fast and they break their fast by consuming the prasadam from this temple, after offering their prayers to Lord Shiva. The Dewi Bhawan Bazaar is at a distance of 3 kilometers from this place.
Guru Ravi Das MandirThere are many temples dedicated to Guru Ravi Das in Yamunanagar. Some of the temples are in Subhash Nagar, East of Bhatia Nagar, Choti Line Jagadhri, Telipura Village Jagadhri, Sasoli and many other areas. The Jagadhri Railway Station is at a distance of 7 kilometers fromt he temple in Subhash Nagar. Also, Indira Market is close to the temple in Subhash Nagar and is at a distance of 1.8 kilometers. This temple is visited by Hindus and by Punjabis as well.
Hanuman TempleThis temple is also known as the Chitta Mandir and is one of the oldest temples of Yamunanagar. This temple is situated on the banks of the River Yamuna and hundreds of devotees throng this place on Tuesdays. This temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, who is also famously and lovingly known as Bajrang Bali amongst the followers. The Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple near BIlaspur is also very famous as the idol of Hanuman has five faces.
There are many other temples in Yamunanagar, like the Devi Mata Mandir, Shri Gauri Shankar Mandir, Santoshi Mata Mandir and many others. A visit to these temples, has a long lasting effect of calmness and serenity on the devotees and it also stirs one's soul towards spirituality.
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