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Mandir Mata Lal Devi

The holy city of Amritsar is a Sikh-dominated city. Widely renowned and celebrated for Sikh shrines, mainly The Golden Temple, a lot of people don’t know about Hindu temples existing here. Mata Lal Devi Mandir is one of the most significant temples for the Hindus across the nation. Situated in the sacred city of Amritsar, the temple is a holy and revered Hindu pilgrimage. It is considered to a house of miraculous powers. The structure of this temple is very similar to the popular Vaishno Devi Temple in Jammu. Hence, it is considered as a miniature version of renowned Hindu pilgrimage centre. The temple is dedicated to the famous female saint of 20th century, Lal Devi. The interiors of this temple are embellished with multi-coloured hallways that shine gracefully. Several lights are also integrated to illuminate the space. Although not an architectural marvel from outside, the temple has exquisite and glowing interiors that fetched it a beautiful name – Sheesh Mahal (palace of mirrors). The temple is home to a series of grottoes and shrines. Hence, visitors can literally feel the presence of almighty in various shrines, beautifully sculptured idols, and even the images built with mirrors on the complex walls. To cross the artificial caves, one must crawl on their knees. While crawling, devotees can have a clear view of several deities such as a beautiful statue of Brahma, Shiva Lingams, Goddess Kali and Goddess Saraswati. The temple of Mata Lal Devi is known for holding great significance to ladies wishing to start a family. Legends have it that women visiting the temple and offering prayers are blessed with a child soon. The miraculous powers of this temple attracts several thousands of devotees from across the nation. The exquisite and elaborate mirror work and a huge range of diverse spectrum of hues promises a visual retreat to all visitors. All Hindu festivals are celebrated with great pomp and show and utmost devotion at the temple. Devotees are served with free food. Apart from religious sentiments, one must visit this temple for its unique interiors, magnanimously unique concept, and miracles associated. How to Reach The sacred Mata Lal Devi Mandir is located in the Rani Ka Bagh region. It is situated at a distance of around 2 kms from main railway station of Amritsar. It is also possible to walk to this temple from railway station and the Golden Temple. One can also take auto rickshaws available to reach the temple from all over the city.

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