Loading

Where do you want to travel?

Travelbolg will lead you to famous domestic...

Image

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, New Delhi

'Akshardham' means the divine abode of God. It is hailed as an eternal place of devotion, purity and peace. Swaminarayan Akshardham at New Delhi is a Mandir – an abode of God, a Hindu house of worship, and a spiritual and cultural campus dedicated to devotion, learning and harmony. Timeless Hindu spiritual messages, vibrant devotional traditions and ancient architecture all are echoed in its art and architecture.The mandir is a humble tribute to Bhagwan Swaminarayan (1781- 1830), the avatars, devas and great sages of Hinduism. The traditionally-styled complex was inaugurated on 6 November 2005 with the blessings of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj and through the devoted efforts of skilled artisans and volunteers.

FACTS AND FIGURES

  • Swaminarayan Akshardham
  • Opened 6th November 2005
  • Constructed by Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS)
  • Inspired by HH Yogiji Maharaj (1892-1971 CE)
  • Created by His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj
  • More than 300,000,000 volunteer hours went into making the complex
  • Over 8,000 volunteers from across the world participated in building it
  • Mandir built from intricately carved sandstone and marble
  • Exhibitions on Hinduism, including Bhagwan Swaminarayan's life and teachings such as prayer, compassion, and non-violence.
  • Open gardens, water bodies and step-well styled courtyard