The beauty of Delhi’s Akshardham Temple is seen by most people of the country and the world. But do you know about the history and some interesting facts related to it.
Why is Akshardham temple so famous and what is its history
There are a lot of historical heritage in Delhi. One of them is Akshardham Temple located in Delhi. Where you can reach comfortably through Delhi Metro. Apart from this, if you are visiting Delhi’s Blue Line Metro, you can still see this temple. Being the largest Hindu temple complex in the world, it has been included in the Guinness Book of World Records. But today we are telling you about some special facts related to this temple ..
What is the meaning of ‘Akshardham’
Akshardham means the divine abode of God. It is known as a place of devotion, purity and peace. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in New Delhi is dedicated to devotion learning and harmony. It has been made in a very traditional way. Here you will see the legendary civilization of India buzzing. This temple is a humble tribute to Lord Swaminarayan (1781– 1830), an incarnation of Hinduism, deity and great saints.
History of Akshardham Temple
Construction of Akshardham Temple That is, Mr. Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha has been done by Bochasan. “Pramukhswami Maharaj”, the fifth successor of Lord Swaminarayan’s spiritual tradition, has played an important role in the construction of this temple. Akshardham Temple in Delhi was inaugurated on 6 November 2005. Which was opened to the general public on 8 November 2005.
Everything in Akshardham is related to spirituality. Whether it is a temple, exhibition or garden. There are about 200 idols in Akshardham. Who have been introducing spirituality for millennia. The spiritual basis of Akshardham is that every soul is a divine light. Whether it is family, neighboring country or even the creatures around the world. Where each service can help in moving towards divinity. Every prayer is a call to become better and to draw closer to God. The journey to Akshardham is a spiritually enriching experience. Whether it be in feeling the power of prayer, in realizing the power of non-violence, about the ancient principles of Hinduism, or in looking at the beauty of God’s abode on earth. Everything has spiritual significance.
The musical fountain here is quite famous. Where the beautiful story is described. In which some people are also involved. The sense of light and water wins people’s minds. This show would be for about 25 minutes in the evening, whose ticket is 80 rupees for adult and 50 rupees for children aged 4 to 11 years, while it is free for children below 4 years. This show is organized , language. Akshardham temple remains closed on Monday. And on the remaining days, you can enter from 10 am to 7 pm.
Facts & Figures
1.) Opened on 6 November 2005.
2.) Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) has been built by the resident of Bochasan.
3.) HH is inspired by Yogiji Maharaj (1892–1971 CE).
4.) 300,000,000 volunteers were engaged in its construction.
5.) At the same time, more than 8000 volunteers were engaged in its construction from all over the world.
6.) This temple is made of carved sandstone and marble.
7.) There are exhibitions which are taught in the life of Lord Swaminarayan and things related to prayer, compassion and non-violence.
8.) There are open gardens, water bodies and stile courts.
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