Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple, dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara is built on a 280 feet high hillock called Naubath Pahad on a 13 acres plot. The temple is constructed with white marble, which is almost 2000 tonnes, was brought from Rajasthan for building this temple. The construction took 10 years and was constructed in 1976 by Swami Ranganathananda of Ramakrishna Mission. The temple was built with a combination of north and south indian temples. The statue of Lord Venkateshwara is about 11 feet in height with a carved lotus canopy above, the statue has been carved out of granite stone. The scenes from the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata are also carved on the walls and ceilings of the temple. Swami Ranganathananda wanted the temple to be suitable for meditation this is the reason there are no bells in Birla Mandir. In this temple there are also shrines for Padmavati and Andal. It also has shrines for other Hindu Gods and Goddesses, namely Shiva, Hanuman, Brahma, Ganesh, Saraswati, Shakti, Lakshmi and Sai Baba. In the temple complex there is also a temple for Buddha with paintings depicting his life and works on the walls of the temple. There are various Birla Mandir which have been built all over the country. These have been constructed by the industrialists Birlas and are thus popularly known by the the family that undertook the task.