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Vrinda Thulsi Temple

Overview


The temple of Vrinda is one of the ancient monuments in the city of Jalundhar. It is commonly known as Thulsi Temple by the devotees. Thulsi Temple is located in the Kot Kishan Chand locality of Jalundhar. The temple is dedicated to Vrinda, who was the wife of the demon Jalundhara. This temple is one of the main places of worship for the Hindus in the city. The Thulsi Temple in Jalundhar is believed to be as old as the city of Jalundhar. There is a tank on one side of Thulsi Temple which is considered to be demon Jalundhara's bathing place. There are a number of temples near the Thulsi Temple. The temple of Gupha is located nearby. Goddess Annapurna, the goddess of plenty, is worshiped in the temple. Near the Thulsi Temple lie the Brahma Kund and few temples which are dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the holy trinity as per Hindu mythology. Close to the Valmiki Gate of the temple is the Sheetla Temple, where Goddess Sheetla is worshiped. Within the premises of the temple there are two small old temples dedicated to Lord.


Accessibility

Airport

Amritsar airport serves as the nearest airport.

Railways

Jalundhar City Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

Road

Jalundhar is well connected to major cities of north India by regular bus service.


Temple Address


Vrinda / Thulsi Temple,
Jalundhar,
Punjab.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Wish fulfillment
Shlokas

Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te

Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.

Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha

Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.

Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi

Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.

Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam

Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).

Timings

Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM.

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