City: Mumbai State: Maharashtra Location: West India Year of Construction: 1780 Type of Construction: Medieval Type of Building: Temple Dedicated To: Lord Shiva Religion: Hinduism Pooja Schedule: Monday Located: in the very heart of Mumbai City, at nearly 1000 feet above sea level, over looking the Arabian Sea lies the majestic temple of Lord Babulnath [Lord Shiva]. Even in a city like Mumbai you'll be surprised to feel peace and tranquility at Babulnath - a place where Almighty resides. The granduer and magnificence of the temple is guaranteed to make you forget where you are,giving an illusion of Mount Kailas, the eternal abode of Lord Shiva . Every year millions of devotees visit this magnificent temple. It was built nearly 200 years ago and is one of the most spacious temples in the city. The devotees are undoubtedly proud of its rich and varied heritage. Over the ages many saints across India have sung praises of Lord Shiva. Pushpadanta wrote the Shiva Mahimnah Stotram , as he was a great devotee of Lord Shiva . Even today devotees recite the same Stotram for Lord Shiva Pujan. This temple is located at the end of Marine Drive and south of Malabar Hill, which was built in 1780. Also In 1900, a tall spire was added to this auspicious, original temple of Lord Shiva. A stone Lingam of Lord Shiva is worshipped at Babulnath. The main worship day is Monday. Closest railway to reach temple is Marine Lines (Western Railway).
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