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Malai Mandir New Delhi

Temples in Delhi - Wednesday, November 03, 2010 10:31:25 AM



 
 
Shree Uttara Swami Malai Mandir popularly known as Malai Mandir among the localities is a place of great religious significance for Hindu community hailing from Southern India. This iconic temple which symbolizes the immortal Indian belief on God has been a bustling Hindu religious centre for more than decades. Devotees come to this temple with all their wishes from different parts of the country. It's one of the oldest temples, where a number of different pujas are performed. Tourists will find Kalyana Utsavam, Prakara Utsavam, Abhishekam and much more. Apart from Indians, many foreign tourists too drop by to visit this enormous holy shrine.
This temple which is primarily dedicated to Lord Swaminatha more commonly known as Lord Murugan, most revered by the religious Hindus of Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam and Kannada community in the city was built on 7th June 1973.

South West Delhi seems to give a high rational to Leatherdale’s words with a great number of ardent devotees coming all round the year. Apart from Indians, many foreign tourists too drop by to visit this enormous holy shrine. People in India receive the god as their savior and this holy perception of devotees has been reflected on the sign outside the main temple written in Tamil, proclaiming Lord Swaminatha's motto, "Yaamirukka Bayamain" meaning "Why fear when I am here?”
Built on top of the 90 feet high hillock at a cost of Rs. 14 lakhs, the temple of Lord Swaminatha Replicates the glory and grandeur of Chola style of South Indian temple architecture. This temple is a complete work of granite which draws inspiration from the medieval period of south Indian Architectural art work.
Besides the main Swaminatha Swami Temple, the complex contains temples dedicated to Sree Karpaga Vinayagar (elder brother of Lord Swaminatha), Sree Sundareswarar (father of Lord Swaminatha) and Devi Meenakshi (mother of Lord Swaminatha). These subsidiary temples draw inspiration from the Pandya style of South Indian Temple Architecture, as can be seen at the historic Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
In the Hindu religion, the peacock is considered Lord Swaminatha's mount or vahana. Accordingly, the temple has adopted a peacock as its pet. This peacock can see and heard among the trees and foliage within the temple compound.
 


Things to do near Temple:
• Art View
• Sangam Cinema
• Mini Mahal
• Barista
• Classic Golf Course
• Indian Mountaineering Foundation
• Mickey's Bungee Jumping
• Polo Lounge
• Club Olympus Fitness Centre & Spa

Eating places near Temple:
• Shalom
• Arabian Nites
• Kylin
• Punjabi By Nature
• Golden Dragon
• Opus Lounge
• Moshe's Oliva
• Zest Restaurant And Bar
• Delhi Ka Aangan
• La Piazza

Location:

Located at the main road of Ramakrishna Puram this temple is in the close proximity of Vasant Vihar.

Address:
Off Rao Tula Ram Marg
Sector VII, Rama Krishna Puram,
New Delhi-110022

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Comments

7:4PM 6/7/13 JAGADEESH I would like to know if tonsure ceremony is done in malai mandir. Also phone no of office if displayed in site will be beneficial for all devotees.



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