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Temples in Lahore
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Samadhi of Ranjit Singh
Temples in Lahore is located in Pakistan
Temples in Lahore
Temples in Lahore
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 31°32′59″N 74°20′37″E / 31.54972°N 74.34361°E / 31.54972; 74.34361Coordinates: 31°32′59″N 74°20′37″E / 31.54972°N 74.34361°E / 31.54972; 74.34361
Country  Pakistan
Province Flag of Punjab.svg Punjab
Elevation 217 m (712 ft)
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Postal code 54000
Dialling code 042[1]
Lahore Cantonment is a legally separate military-administered settlement.

Before the partition of India in 1947, Lahore was a cosmopolitan city with Hindu, Sikh and Jain residents. There were many temples in Lahore.

In 1941, 64.5% of the population of Lahore was Muslim and about 36% was Hindu or Sikh.[2]

Hindu temples[edit]

Only Krishna mandir and Valmiki mandir are two functional Hindu temples in Lahore.[3]

  • Krishna Mandir, Lahore at Ravi Road,[4]
  • Valmiki Mandir, Lahore or Neela Gumbad Mandir, only functional temple in lahore besides Krishna temple[3]
  • Akbari Mandi Temple
  • Arya Samaj Mandir
  • Bhairav ka asthan, Ichra
  • Bal Mata temple at Shah almi
  • Chand raat temple,Ichra Lahore
  • Doodhwali Mata Nandir (between Shah Almi and Lohari gate)
  • Loh mandir (son of Lord Ram–Lahore is named after him)[5]
  • Mahadev, there is a Bhairav temple also
  • Mandir Wachhowali
  • Mela Ram Talao Mandir[6][7]
  • Model Town B Block Temple
  • Model Town D Block Temple (not in use)
  • Ramgali Temple
  • Sheetla mandir

Jain temples[edit]

Sikh gurdwaras[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Dialing Codes". Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Forced Migration and Ethnic Cleansing in Lahore in 1947, Ishtiaq Ahmed, 2004" (PDF). Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Only two functional Hindu temples in Lahore
  4. ^ One Hindu temple in Lahore, and no crematorium Archived 1 July 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Hindu, Sikh temples in state of disrepair". Daily Times. 16 April 2004. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Hindu Temples of Pakistan". Shaivam.org. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  7. ^ http://voiceofdharma.com/books/mla/ap41-49.htm Temples and Gurdwaras in West Punjab
  8. ^ "TEPA to remodel roads leading to Jain Mandir Chowk". Daily Times. 1 June 2007. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  9. ^ "South Asia | Demolishing history in Pakistan". BBC News. 5 December 2002. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  10. ^ Wikimapia
  11. ^ LIST OF JAIN TEMPLES IN PAKISTAN Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Gurudwara Prakash Asthan Sri Guru Ram Das Ji (Lahore) Archived 5 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ [1] Archived 3 November 2007 at the Wayback Machine.