Monday, November 15, 2010

Akshardham Temples in India

Akshardham Temple

India is a secular nation, where a number of places of worship. There are trailer Akshardham temple in India. One is in Delhi and one in Gujarat. Akshardhan temples are also known by the name of Swaminarayan Akshardham, and who are dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan.

Akshardham Temple, Delhi

Akshardham temple in Delhi is one of the most beautiful religious sites located in the city. One of the great examples of Hindu architecture. It took 7,000 artisans and 3,000 volunteers to build this temple. It opened to visitors in November 2005.

Architectural brilliance

The temple is designed in the ancient Vedic text is Sthapatya Shastra. Rajasthani pink sandstone and Italian Carrara marble has been used in its construction. No use of concrete and steel in the construction of the Akshardham temple. The temple consists of 20,000 idols, carved pillars and domes 234 9.

There are a number of attractions inside the temple. The boat ride inside the temple complex "Sanskruti Vihar 'gives the glimpses of the history of 10,000 years old in India. There are lush green lawn called" Bharat UPAV', which has a number of beautiful trees and shrubs . There are a number of sculptures of the great national leaders and freedom fighters in the grass. There is a lake around the main monument, called the Narayan Sarovar. There is a beautiful musical fountain inside the complex is known as 'Yagnapurush Kund'.

There is a theater within the temple complex, known as' Nilkanth Kayan Yatra ", which holds the exclusive display large format Delhi, which is about 85 feet long and 65 feet high. Akshardham Temple has registered its name in the Guinness Book of Records.

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