Durgiana Temple, Amritsar, Punjab

Durgiana Temple is a famous Hindu temple located in Amritsar, in an Indian state called Punjab. This temple was built in the honour of Goddess Durga, hence the name Durgiana Temple. You can also find the idols of Lord Vishnu, who is known as the protector of the world and Goddess Lakshmi who is known as the goddess of wealth in this temple. The architecture style of the Durgiana Temple is similar to the style of the Golden Temple which is a Gurudwara located in the same city. Both temples hold an equal amount of importance in the city in terms of worship. The Durgiana Temple is also known as Sitla Mandir, Lakshmi Narayan Temple and Durga Tirath temple amongst the locals in Punjab.

According to Hindu mythology, many incidences took place in this temple wherein one incidence Lava and Kusha (Children of Lord Rama) tied Lord Hanuman to a tree in the temple as a challenge. And in another incidence, it is said that the grandson of Lord Surya, Iksvaku, had performed a number of yagyas in the same area. Therefore, according to Hindu Mythology, the land of Durgiana Temple is considered as a holy land. Since the Durgiana Temple is built in the middle of the sacred lake, it is said that the temple holds holy power which helps people with their problems. Since there are many temples located in the city of Amritsar, it is the best city to be in the list of your pilgrimage tours. It is a brilliantly built temple.

Timings

Durgiana Temple open at 05:30 AM to 10:00 PM

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