Martyr's Column at Gandhi Smriti (Birla House) in Delhi, India-- site of Gandhi's assassination. A pity that this place has been comercialised so much, but I walked where he walked I seen his sunset.
Birla Mandir in Kolkata, India, is a Hindu temple on Asutosh Chowdhury Avenue, Ballygunge, built by the industrialist Birla family.On the bi.
Laxminarayan Temple (also called the Birla Mandir), was built by the Birla family in 1938 in honor of the Hindu goddess of wealth, Laxmi, and of her consort, Lord Vishnu - known as 'The Preserver'. Spread over an area of 7.5 acres it is a temple with many shrines, fountains, and a large garden. Built in Orissan style, its walls are adorned with various Hindu symbols and inscriptions from the holy books of the Gita and the Upanishads. The highest shikara (tower) in the temple soars to an…
#Birla_Mandir_Kolkata – Traditionally Designed - After a mouth watering #Bengali breakfast I continued my journey to my next destination, Birla Mandir Kolkata. Birla Mandir is a chain of Hindu temples located in many cities of India built by one of the business powerhouses of India, The Birla Family. My taxi driver drove me to the Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, Ballygunge in less than 45 minutes from the hotel.
Lakshmi Narayan Temple, New Delhi c. 1938. Architect : Sris Chandra Chatterjee (1873-1966). Popularly known as the Birla Temple, since it was built and maintained by the Birla family. Inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi, it was one of the first major Hindu places of worship which admitted Harijans (untouchables). Its architectural style combines the Orissa style sanctuaries and Mughal arcades.