Address: Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110092, India
Nearest Railway Station: Delhi
Nearest City: Delhi
Best Time to Visit: Whole Year
Temple Timings: 9:30am to 8:00pm ( CLOSED: EVERY MONDAY )
Akshardham Temple is a marvel of architecture that is unfolding the cultural legacy of 10,000 years. The construction of this grand structure took around 5 laborious years. Akshardham Temple located in Delhi, India. Thousands of bhakts (devotees) and pilgrims visits Akshardham Temple every month. In Nov’ 2005, Akshardham Mandir was inaugurated by Dr. Abdul Kalam, the honorable President and Mr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India.
The term ‘Akshardham’ is derived from two words ‘Akshar’ and ‘Dham’, where ‘Akshar’ means the eternal and ‘dham’ means ‘abode’. Consequently, Akshardham means the abode of the divine, the eternal. It is actually the abode of eternal values, principles and virtues that are mentioned in the scriptures (Vedas, Puranas) of the Hindu mythology. Within the temple, the 11 feet high gilded image of Bhagwan Swami Narayan appears mesmerizing to the beholder. The image is encircled by the preachers (gurus) of the cult.
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The meticulous flora, fauna, dancers, musicians and deities drape the complex of Akshardham Temple. The imposing structure was built with the blessings of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the promoter of BAPS (Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha). This NGO has built majestic and ostentatious temples worldwide, other being Akshardham Temple of Gujarat in India.
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is the quintessence of the Indian rich legacy, traditions, ancient architecture and everlasting spiritual messages. The grand structure, lush gardens, exhibitions and various other attractions peep into the heritage of India in all its aspects and insights. The temple complex showcases the Indian heritage through various exhibitions like ‘Sahajanand Pradarshan’, ‘Nilkanth Kalyan Yatra’,’ Sankruti Vihar’, ‘Yagnapurush Kund’ , ‘Bharat Upavan’ and ‘Yogi Hraday Kamal’.
How to Reach Akshardham Temple Delhi
Akshardham Temple is located in Capital of India Delhi, So airport, railway station everything is available here. so anyone can reach here easily.
Where to Stay in Delhi
At this location, there are various Private hotels available to stay. You can go for online or offline booking as per your convenience. 3, 4 and 5-star Hotels in Delhi are available on affordable price.
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