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Review of Babulnath Temple

Babulnath Temple
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Mumbai City Highlights Small-Group Tour
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

Have visited this place a couple of times. And have found it to be very peaceful. You get very tasty bhajiyas at this temple. Is frequented by expecting mothers. Located in south Mumbai.

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Reviewed March 11, 2014

I am a strong believer of Lord Shankar / Shiv. If you are a follower and believer of Lord Shiv and if you are visiting Mumbai your visit is incomplete without visiting Babulnath Temple. The temple is pleasing to the eye and one feels enchanted by its beauty.

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Reviewed March 9, 2014

Located near the Marine Lines station and the northern end of the Marine Drive, the Babulnath Temple is situated atop a hillock, From the main thoroughfare of the same name, you enter through a stone gateway, flanked by flower shops (you need not leave your shoes here), to ascend a flagstoned, slightly steep path that leads to the flight of stairs going up to the main temple. Cars are allowed till the bottom of the slope. If you are not keen to ascend the stairs, you may avail the elevator (ticket rupees one per head; it usually operates so long as the temple is open, but may shut down for sometime once in a while). There is a small hall where you can leave your shoes to enter the main temple.

Intricately carved, the white washed spire looked grand against a deep blue sky on the day of our visit. Photography inside the main temple is not allowed but you can take pictures from outside. Of the sculptures inside the temple, noticed some European influence - the celestial musicians looked more like angels seen in Christian paintings.

It was Sunday, hence not much crowded. We had arrived at noon, and the stone shiva-linga was being bathed and readied for his mid-morning vicutals, to be followed by 'arati'. At that time, entry within the sanctum was not permiited. But you can enter after the 'arati' is over. But be very careful as the floor is full of water and slippery.

If you are not profoundly spiritual, avoid Mondays and festive days. Area and temple generally safe for women. There are policemen on duty at the main entrance to the temple.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Happened to visit the temple on Mahashivratri day. The visit was much satisfying.. But the Crowd Management inside the sanctum needs to improve specially on festival days.. Temple has lift facility also for reaching to the hillock...

Situated on busy Road, the mode of conveyance will not be a big problem.

Temple is not that big, a Mid sized temple.. Must visit if you are in Mumbai... Very close to Chowpaty

Thank BalaHier
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Reviewed February 26, 2014

Every Monday of Sharavan month, the devotees start climbing the steps (without waiting for the lift) much earlier than the sunrise. Reached @ 5 and there were many of them who had reached earlier. Its truly very divine experience to be there on Monday morning.

Babulnath Tekdiwaleki Jai.

4  Thank CarLinkMumbai
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