Mata Lal Devi Mandir
At a distance of 1 km from Amritsar Junction and 3.5 km from Harmandir Sahib, Mata Lal Devi Mandir is a sacred Hindu temple situated in Rani Ka Bagh, Amritsar. Popularly known as Pujya Mata Ji, Lal Devi Mandir is one of the top religious places to visit in Amritsar.
Lal Devi Mandir is dedicated to a 20th-century female saint, Lal Devi and was built in 1989. Mata Lal Devi ji was born in 1923 at Kasoor in Lahore district of Pakistan. A brahmacharni, belongs to Marwaha Khatri Family lived on fruits and milk. After Partition, she came to Amritsar, attained nirvana in 1994. Mata Lal Devi Temple is a replica of the Vaishno Devi Shrine situated in Jammu and Kashmir.
Often referred to as the Mother India Temple, Lal Devi Temple is considered to be full of miraculous powers and is visited by large number of devotees from far and near specially by women wishing to have children. The temple houses many statues of gods and goddesses with the sacred seat of Pujya Mata Ji in the center. The way to the main shrine is resplendent with water ways, tunnels, stairs, and pathways and even caves the last of which leads to the main shrine. Colorful mirror hallways shining gracefully with lights adorn the interiors of the temple.
Birthday of Pujya Mata ji is celebrated on 21st February every year, as an Annual function and Gala-Day of Lal Bhawan.
Timings: 5 AM to 11 PM