9 Famous Temples in Gurgaon | Styles At Life

Gurgaon houses quite a few temples. Let’s take a look at 9 of them.

1. Sheetla Mata Mandir:

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Sheetla Mata Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Sheetala Devi who is also known as BhagatLalitaMaa and MasaniMaa. Sheetala is referred to the disease smallpox and it is believed that if Sheetala Devi is worshipped with faith, she dispels the disease. The temple is located near a pond and is visited by many pilgrims throughout the year. During KumbhMela in Chaitra season, people visit the place for Mundan ceremony with their children.

2. Sitaram Temple:

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Sitaram temple located at Farukkhanagar are in Gurgaon is partly in ruins and is dedicated to Lord Rama and his consort, Sita Devi. This Hindu temple is significant because of its architecture style. It has a three dome structure which resembles a mosque. The temple also performs the rituals of a Gurudwara. It functions every day of the year.

3. Hanuman Temple:

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Hanuman temple is located in Sukhrali near the city of Gurgaon and is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple though small is considered to be sacred and pious by the locales. The temple especially remains crowded on Tuesdays when people from all over the city flock to the place.

4. SaikaAngan:

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SaikaAngan or SaiDham is a Sai Baba temple and is considered to be the ‘Shirdi of North India’ by the locales. Pilgrims visit the place to gain peace and solace from mundane life. The neem tree planted by the trust within the complex is known as ‘Gurusthan’ by the pilgrims who visit the temple. It is being said that the temple is in talks of being renovated into Shirdi’sDwarka Mai.

5. Shree Siddhi Ganesh Temple:

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Shree Siddhi Ganesh temple located in in DLF Phase IV of Gurgaon is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The temple remains crowded with pilgrims on Wednesdays as it is known as the Lord Ganesha’s day. In this temple, Lord Ganesha is referred to as ‘Vighanharta’ by devotees and it is believed that he forgives their sins and drench them in heavenly boons.

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6. ISKCON Temple:

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The International Society for Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON temple is located in Gurgaon. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna and has beautiful deity of RadhaMadhav. The temple performs various rituals, prayers and kirtanas. On Sundays, the temple serves prasadam to one and all present there. The temple is very prominently visited during festivals like Sri Krishna Jamashtami, RadhaAshtami, Gaur Purnima or Holi and Ekadashi.

7. Digambar Jain Temple:

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Digambar Jain temple is one of the oldest temples in the city of Gurgaon. It was built during the Mughal rule in 17th century. The atmosphere of the temple is calm and serene where devotees can pray peacefully with lit candles and lamps in front of the idols. The temple is dedicated to devotees of Jain religion and the presiding deity is a shrine of Lord Mahavira. The temple boasts of a bookstore with a wide array of literature on Jainism along with souvenirs and curios.

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8. Aliwardi Masjid:

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Aliwardi Masjid located in Gurgaon is an elegant mosque designed in Islamic architecture style. The mosque is said to have been built over 200 years ago built by NawabAliwardi Khan, the founder of the village Aliwardi. During all important festivals and events of Islamic religion, the mosque hosts a foot fall game. Many devotees flock to the place on Fridays.

9. Pracheen Shani Mandir:

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ShaniMandir located in Phase 45 of Gurgaon is famous in the city and is said to be established by the locales. The temple has an enormous peepal tree which is worshipped by the devotees. The temple consists various idols such as Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman, Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Lord Hanuman, Sai Baba and Goddess Durga and Kali.

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