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Durgiana Mandir


The Durgiana Mandir, is temple of religious importance for the hindus. In close proximity to the Railway station and the Bus stand, the Durgiana Mandir owes its existence to Guru Shai Mal Kapoor, a religious leader who proposed the idea of the temple. It is his statue in a sitting position that stands immortalised outside the main temple entrance, also called the Darshani Deori. Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya laid the foundation stone of the temple in the year 1924, on the occasion of Ganga Dashmi.

The temple runs several services through its Shree Durgiana Committee to provide care to the needy and poor.The Shree Lakshmi Narayan Ayurvedic College & Hostel educates student in a B.A.M.S. degree, while the highly successful Sanskrit College is where countless student are taught the language and literature of the Sanskrit Language for free. The temple provides shelter during nigh through the Shrimati Dhanwant Kaur Dharamshala that lies in the temple premises.

A Langar is also run, where hungry people and piligrims alike are served food at the Langar Bhawanin Parikarma.

The temple has slowly gained prominence over the years, with pilgrims visiting the temple form both India and abroad. It is also known as the Durgiana, its name derived from the Hindu Goddess Durga.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit is between the months of October and March.


Constructed along the lines of the Golden temple, the temple is also called the Silver temple due to its carved silver doors.


Open throughout the year

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