Lakshmanan Temple

Lakshmanan Temple Lakshman Mandir is Hindu Temple located in Tapovan area close to the Lakshman Jhula. One of the ancient temples of Rishikesh, Lakshman temple, is famous for its association of with Lakshman (brother of Lord Ram), stunning sculptures and impressive interiors. As per the legends, Lakshman temple was the place where Lakshman meditated to attain enlightenment. Many people even believe that the jute bridge, now known as Lakshman Jhula, was constructed by Lord Ram. Since the temple is located nearby Lakshman Jhula, here one can reach quickly by taking an auto rickshaw from Rishikesh bus stand.

This temple is dedicated to Lord Rama's younger brother Lord Lakshman. According to legend, this is the place where Lord Lakshman had meditated to seek spiritual enlightenment. Many believe that Lord Ram and Lakshman constructed a jute bridge here, which was replaced with Iron bridge now popular as Lakshman Jhula.