(Last Updated on : 03/04/2012)
Both Sikh and Hindu temples are scattered throughout Punjab. Defining the sacred essence of holy adventures, the Punjab temples truly symbolise the various meanings of religions or faiths that have influenced the faiths of the local inhabitants of the state from ancient time.
Shiv Mandir is located in the heart of a busy market of the "Gur- Mandi". It bears relics of the brilliant architectural ability of the ancient times. Constructed by a Muslim "Nawab" of the "Lodhi dynasty", adjacent to the mosque of Imam Nasar, the age old temple is a living witness of religious tolerance which has triggered down across the centuries to the modern period.
The famous temple of Lord Shiva highlights the engineering skills of that time. The temple presents a perfect blend of the Hindu and Muslim architecture. While the entrance to the sacred temple was modeled after the gate of a mosque, the other buildings of the temple bears a rich style of the Hindu architecture.
The "Panch Mandir, Kapurthala Town" is dedicated to several Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Constructed by "Fateh Singh Ahluwalia" , the "Panch Mandir" of the Kapurthala town in Punjab bears the relics of rich architectural legacy. The giant structure at the middle of the holy sanctorium, is encircled by many smaller temples.
Kali Devi Temple, Patiala has a splendid architectural edifice; the walls of the temple have beautiful mural paintings and sceneries that adds to the grace of the monument. The colorful and attractive paintings on the walls draws tourist.
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