Navratris are round the corner and all of us are stocking up on all the puja essentials. Here’s a round-up of the best puja bhandaars in Lucknow, including the ones that have gone online, to buy everything you need for your home mandir/puja.
ONLINE PUJA BHANDARS WITH HOME DELIVERY OPTION
TIWARI PUJAN BHANDAR, FAIZABAD ROAD
This shop in Munshi Pulia has everything you would need for your mandir or puja such as murtis, chandi ke bartan, brass statues, rudraksha, religious books and what not. They also have a website to order from.
Location: Shop no. 12, Faizabad road, Indira Nagar Lucknow, Lucknow – 226016 (near munsi puliya)
Contact: 81828 55943
MURTI BHANDAR, AMINABAD
A very well known shop in Aminabad that specialises in idols of different materials like marble dust, white metal, brass etc. They also have everything for your puja, from chandan sticks, poshak, idols, jewellery, hawan samagri and more. They also have a website that you can order from.
Location: Shri Ram Road, (Near Hanuman Mandir) Aminabad, Lucknow
Contact: 98380 09905
GITA PUJAN BHANDAR, LA TOUCHE ROAD
There are a lot of shops in a around this area that cater to you puja ghar needs. If there’s time to visit only one shop, go to this one. It has everything you could possibly need – from diyas, puja thalis, garlands to bandhanwars for your puja room. What they specialise in though are marble statues of gods and goddesses in all shapes and sizes. Great collection! Also, this is the place to go to for poshaks, which are clothes for the idols. Home delivery available.
Location: 92/77, First Floor, La Touche Road, Lucknow
Contact no.: 94150 16298
THE POOJA SHOP, SITAPUR ROAD
This shop located on Sitapur Road has recently started with a Whatsapp Business. You can choose the products from a Whatsapp catalogue and order directly through Whatsapp, and get your puja essentials delivered at home. They have special kits for different pujas with all the relevant samagri, like Satyanarayan puja samagri, Rudraksha puja samagri, Navdurga pujan samagri and more. You can also find brass murtis, kalash, bell, diyas in their store. They also have variety of Rudraksha as well – round shaped, cashew shaped and Indian rudraksha that are all lab certified.
Location: RO-023, Preeti Nagar Modh, Tadikhana, Sitapur Road, Lucknow
Whatsapp no.: 96963 03180
OFFLINE PUJA BHANDAR
HARI OM PUJA BHANDAR, ASHOK MARG
This shop again has everything that you can think of – conch shells, diya and batis, ornamental items for the idols, a festive range of bandhanwars and garlands. While they do stock Ganesh-Laxmi idols for Diwali, they do not keep idols round the year.
Location: Mull Building, Near AN John salon, Ashok Marg, Lucknow
MAHAVIR PUJAN BHANDAR, AMINABAD
An air-conditioned setup in the heart of Aminabad, this place is best known for its collection of copper and brass idols, glass sets, diyas and diya stands and other decorative items for the mandir. You will get pretty conch shells, peacock feathers, and gota work chowkis for pujas at Mahavir Pujan Bhandar. If you have an upcoming wedding then this is the place for you to shop for everything needed for the pheras / puja, from havan kund to milni malas, clothes for Panditji and even dry fruits for gifting. They also have wholesale prices for supari and camphor.
Location: Sabji Mandi, Near Garbarjhala, Aminabad
Contact: 96965 35049
KOHLI PUJAN BHANDAR, YAHIYAGANJ
This 30-years-old shop has all the metal item that you probably need for your mandir – from hawan kund to idols, singhasan to kalash, diyas, thalis, bells and more.
Location: Shop no. 244/252 Yahiya Ganj Bartan Bazar, Yahiyaganj, Lucknow
Contact: 94504 50670
VISHNU PANSARI PUJAN BHANDAR, ALAMBAGH
The shop that was established in 1990, has everything that may come to your mind when you think of a puja. They also have Diwali pujan kits and Dhan Kuber potlis especially designed for the Diwali puja. They also have a wide variety of mata ki chunniyan for Navratri and mandir decor and shringar items.
Location: Shop No.-551/13, Ram Nagar, Kanpur Road, Alambagh, Lucknow (Near BM Palace)
Contact: 0522 4010525
JYOTI PANSARI PUJAN BHANDAR, RAJAJIPURAM
Though a small shop you can find anything from idol dresses to camphor bars, beaded garlands in all sizes and lengths, puja samagri like sandalwood sticks, wooden logs, havan samagri, etc all year round. Apart from these, aarti and path booklets, Rudraksha and other stones are also available. Don’t forget to ask him about his infamous ‘nazar uttaro batti’
Location: E 3266, Rajajipuram, Lucknow
Contact: 82839 56827
SHREE BALAJI POOJAN BHANDAR, INDIRANAGAR
This is a very old shop located in Indira Nagar area, where you are sure to find almost everything you would need for a puja, katha or hawan. Sindoor, chunniya, roli, hawan samagri, diyas and everything else. Also make sure to ask them for their Navrati exclusive hawan samagri.
Location: LGF 262 Basement Church Road Lekhraj Nagina Market, Indira Nagar Lucknow
Contact: 98392 17837