The Laxman temple in Bharatpur is known to be one of
the most prominent temples in the city. Situated right
in the heart of the city, the temple makes for a major
attraction in the city.
In fact the center of the city has two temples of Laxman.
The temple that is the most ancient one is the one located
in the main market area and is around 400 years old.
Naaga Baba, a sage who worked for the upliftment of
the mankind, established this temple. A large number
of devotees from all across the world come to this temple
and pay homage to the deity. The temple, although not
in a very good condition is looked after a descendent
of Naaga Baba who chants devotional songs for the lord
during the aarti that is attended by a huge gathering
Neighboring this temple is another Laxman temple that
was set up by the founder of the city of Bharatpur,
Maharaja Baldev Singh. It is believed that the temple
is as old as the city itself. Maharaja Baldev Singh
wanted to emerge victorious in all the battles that
he fought. To fulfill this desire, he constructed the
Laxman temple in Bharatpur and prayed there on a regular
basis. This temple is said to be around three hundred
years old and is a beautiful piece of architecture.
Made of sandstone and white marble this temple makes
for a beautiful site in the center of Bharatpur city.
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