Jagdish Temple Udaipur

Location: Inside City Palace Complex
Built by: Maharana Jagat Singh
Built in: 1651 A.D
Dedicated to: Lord Laxmi Narayan
Highlights: Intricate carvings on pillars
How to reach: One can easily reach Jagdish Temple from the city by taking local Buses, Rickshaws, Tongas and Taxis

 

Jagadish Mandir is one of the famous temples of Udaipur. Located in the City Palace campus of Udaipur, this temple is built in the Indo-Arya style of architecture. In 1651, the Jagdish temple was built by Maharana Jagat Singh, who ruled Udaipur during 1628-53. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Lakshmi Narayana), the protector of the universe. It is celebrated to be the largest temple of the city of Udaipur. The entrance to this temple can be seated 150 meters from the twelve pole of the city palace.

This three-storey temple is a wonder of architecture, which includes beautifully carved pillars, decorated roofs, painted walls and slack halls. At that time, 1.5 million rupees were spent to increase this structure. The peak of the main temple is about 79 feet high, which undoubtedly dominates the galaxy of Udaipur. The festivities are celebrated with statues of this peak (peak) dancers, elephants, horsemen and musicians who actually make a sight to see it.

When you go to the temple, two huge stone elephants will be welcomed at the entrance. On the far side of the temple, you will find a stone slab which is raided with inscriptions in reference to Maharaja Jagat Singh. To reach the main temple, you have to take a 32-foot marble flight. Here, you will find an image of a Brass of Garuda, which is a picture of half a man and a half eagle. This huge statue stands like this; This is protecting Lord Vishnu’s gate.

There are four armed images of Lord Vishnu in the main temple. This idol is made of a piece of black stone. A glimpse of the idol takes the person to the divine world to find calm and calm everything. The main temple of Lord Jagadish / Vishnu is surrounded by four small temples. These temples are devoted to Lord Ganesha, Sun God, Goddess Shakti and Lord Shiva, respectively.

The magnificent architecture of the temple has a pyramidal spire, a pavilion (prayer room) and a porch. The first and second floor of the temple holds 50 pillars in each. For a complex carving on the pillar, a permanent vision is needed to admire the remarkable beauty of this temple. This temple was built keeping in view the Hindu architectural science of ‘Vastuastra’. Every year, people from far and near go to this holy place of worship. Along with the temple, the architectural splendor of the temple can not be construed in words, therefore, Lord Jagadish should go to this temple to receive the blessings.

Jagdish Temple Udaipur

Jagdish Temple Udaipur

Jagdish Temple Udaipur

Jagdish Temple Udaipur

Jagdish Temple Udaipur

Jagdish Temple Udaipur

Jagdish Temple Udaipur

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