About Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir is located on the south side of the Hussain Sagar lake. The temple is on the twin hillock Naubath Pahad of 280ft height. The temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. The Birla Foundation built the temple in the year 1976, it took 10 years to construct the temple. Swamy Ranganadhananda from Ramakrishna Mission opened the temple. Birla Mandir is constructed not only in Hyderabad but also all over India.
The other deities in the temple are Padmavati, Andal, Lord Shiva, Shakti, Ganesh, Hanuman, Brahma, Saraswathi, Lakshmi, and Saibaba. The preceding deity, Lord Venkateswara is of 11ft height with carved with lotus umbrella on the top.
Birla Mandir Temple Architecture
The deity Lord Venkateswara resembles the Balaji of Tirumala. This temple is a suitable place for meditation. Inside the temple, there are no traditional bells like the other temples. Birla Mandir is a glorious landscape to view both Hyderabad and Secunderabad along with Hussain Sagar lake. This is the best viewpoints in the city. In the temple, we can find the finely sculpted marble images portraying the great epics Ramayana and Mahabharata.
The whole temple is made with 2000 tones of pure white Rajasthan Marble. The architecture style used is Utkal (Orissa) and South Indian style. The Rajagopuram tower is of south Indian style architecture known as Jagadananda Vimanam. The Garbha Gudi is of 42 ft height and resembles the Lord Venkateswara temple Tirupati.
Birla Mandir Timings
Birla Mandir timings are from 7 AM to 9 PM and the temple is closed from 12 PM to 3 PM.
|Day||Birla Mandir Temple timings|
|Monday||7:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
|Tuesday||7:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
|Wednesday||7:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
|Thursday||7:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
|Friday||7:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
|Saturday||7:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
|Sunday||7:00 AM to 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
How to Reach
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport with 30 km of distance from the temple.
The nearest railway station is Hyderabad Railway Station with only 1 km distance from the temple.
As the temple is in Hyderabad, there are a number of buses from TSRTC and other modes of transport to reach the temple. The temple is 200 meters away from the Ravindra Bharathi, Khairtabad.
Address & Contact Number of Birla Mandir
Hill Fort Rd, Ambedkar Colony,
Contact Number: 040 2323 3259