TEMPLES OF INDIA – AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE
Akshardham is a Hindu temple is Located in Delhi (India). And also referred to as Delhi Akshardham (Swaminarayan Akshardham), this temple depicts a very beautiful Indian architecture, and displays millennia of traditional Indian and Hindu culture.
The temple enshrines 11 ft tall gilded statue of Bhagwan Swaminarayan. The building is constructed entirely from Pink Sandstone and Italian Marble, without any concrete or steel. The intricate carvings, magnanimous structure and the backdrop of River Yamuna, render the temple a masterpiece of art. Other than the main temple, there are a number of buildings in the complex where you can enjoy cultural and spiritual activities.
Swaminarayan Akshardham reflects the essence and magnitude of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spirituality. Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the abode of eternal values and virtues of Akshar as defined in the Vedas and Upanishads where divine bhakti, purity and peace forever pervades.