Temples in Pakistan
There are the following Temples of Hindus in Karachi for Performing their
Worship (Puja) and Places for Celebration of their Religious Festivals.
Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple At Clifton Karachi.
This Temple is situated at the seaside of Clifton. It was constructed about more than 300 years ago in a cave in a hill. Grand Mela (Fair) of Lord Shiva (SHANKER) is held for 3 days on Maha Shiva Ratri the day where in more than 25,000 people visit the Temple for celebration & rituals on this occasion every year. On every Monday, “Parsad”(sacred food) is distributed but now 7 days of week, parsad is offered.
Laxmi Narain Temple At Native Jetty Bridge, Queens Road Karachi.
This temple is constructed on land facing the sea under the Native Jetty Bridge. It was
constructed about 200 years back. In this temple, Festival of Raksha Bandhan
(NarialPuja), Ganesh Chaturthee, i.e. Birthday of Shri Ganesh Deva and every Chand
night is celebrated. It is a sacred
place for performing death rituals of Karni (11th day rituals) and offering Shiradh of Pitras
and for putting final Garba Murtis in sea water on the day of Nao-Ratree & Ganesh
Swami Narayan Temple Opposite Kmc M.A Jinnah Road Karachi.
It is a big Temple estate, surrounded by residential houses. It is an old temple building, which dates back to more than 150 years. In this temple, celebration of Swami Narain Jayanti, Sri Ram Navmi, Janam Ashtmi, Dasshera, Diwali and mostly all the religious festivals are celebrated by Hindus, within these premises, there is a temple of Guru Nanak where in every Chand Raat and the birthday of Guru Nanak, Wasakhee, days are also celebrated by Hindus.
Guru Nanak Darbar Aram Bagh Karachi.
Panch Mukhi Hanuman Temple Soldier Bazzar Karachi.
It is an old Temple constructed in 1927 and was under supervision of Mahant Beldev Das Gadi Nasheen. Annual Festivals of Sri Ram Navmi, Hanuman Jantee, Janam Ashtmi and Deshera are held, and on every Saturday and Tuesday, Sandur and Oil are offered on statue of Panch Mukhi Hanuman, the curer of evil effects of Shanee dev.
Seetla Mandir Bhimpura Karachi.
This is an old Temple estate belonging to goddess, Seetla Mata wherein Puja for a cure of
Small pox and other skin diseases, is performed. Annual Fairs of Seetla Mata in the month
of Chetra, Thadhiree, Festivals in Asu are held in this Temple.
Devi Mata Temple Near Ashi Qaber Mithader Karachi.
This Temple was constructed about 150 years back in the name of Warhai Mata Devi. On
every Wednesday, Devi Puja is performed and annual Nava Ratri and other Hindus
Festivals are also celebrated with Parsad & Bhandara (sacred food) under the supervision
of ALL HINDUS SHEWADHARIES ASSOCIATION.
Varun God (Radha Krishna – Sita Ram) Temple At Manora Cantt
The temple is situated on seashore of Manora cantt. This temple is about 160 years old
and designed perfectly as per Hindu Architecture. The temple is carved from a blackish
marble. Apart of Varun Devta temple there is small temple of Shiv Shanker & statues of
Hanuman & Sri Ganesh Mahraj are still in good condition. Sindhi Hindu Businessmen
built this temple & renovated from time to time. After partition the temple was
abandoned & illegally occupied by land grabbers, recently Pakistan Hindu Council Karachi took a bold step to
renovate the same & how have brought back the sanctity of temple & have been cleaned
of all the impurities & garbage inside the temple. The station Commander PNS Himalaya
Manora cantt has very kindly handed over the control of this temple to Pakistan Hindu
Council Karachi, from June, 2007.
The Council plans to spend about Ten million rupees for uplift & to bring this ancient temple to its original condition. Satsung will be held on every Saturday & Parsad & Bhandara would also be managed every week free of cost. Lot of devotes visit this picnic place & enjoy the waves of sea direcltly hitting the temple. There is beautiful scene early in the morning at sun rise. The atmosphere is marvelous & one feel great pleasure & peace of mind along with glimpses of the temple & Darshan of Lord Shri Ram & Lord Shri Krishna.
Hanuman Mandir Frere road sadder Karachi.
The Festivals of Shri Hanuman & Lord Shri Rama are
celebrated every year. Regular weekly Satsang is held on Tuesday & Saturday. Hanuman
Seva Mandal is also actively participating in all the functions & programmes & up keep the
Shiv Mandir Karachi Islamia College Karachi.
Durga Devi Mandir Karachi Gizri Karachi.
Krishna Mandir- Frere town Clifton Karachi.
Guru Nanik Mandir Manora Karachi.
Sri Kathiawari Harijan Manhar Mandir Ranchore Line Narain Pura
(Pujarai Amarsi Meghjee Baria) CNIC 42301-8552628-1
Hindu Cremation Ground Karachi
Hindus observes lost rituals of cremation of dead bodies at Hindu Cremation ground situated at Old Golimar road Karachi.