It is also known as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham. It is a Hindu temple built on the bank of river Yamuna. It portrays an immaculate blend of majesty, holiness and divinity. The word refers to a completely devotional term i.e. eternal, deific abode of the supreme God. This great temple was built within only 5 years and you’ll be wondered: no steel was used as a material, just sandstone and white marble. One day tour of Akshardham will be an enjoyable one. Akshardham Visit - What you need to know?
A few information to be noted about the temple, those are:
Akshardham temple sightseeing
- It was opened on 6 November 2005
- Inspired by HH Yogiji Maharaj
- More than 300, 000, 000 volunteers worked to build it up.
- It was constructed by Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS)
- The temple was built from intricately sandstone and marble.
If you happen to travel New Delhi ever, this is a must I can say. Historically remarkable this temple consists of 234 ornately carved pillars, 20 quadrangle shikars, a huge Gajendrapath and 20, 000 idols and statues of Indian saints, devotees etc.
The Par Karma consists of 1152 pillars and 145 windows, and moreover, you can have options for a calm entertainment: boat riding, musical fountain. Apart from these all, Abhishek Mandap is also worth visiting where you can obtain the essence of various cultural program held respectively. Every evening, the exhibition tells us about the life of Swami Narayan where he advised the common people to lead virtuous life, his teachings, moral and ethical lessons such as prayer, non-violence, compassion etc.
Not only a notable divine place, Akshardham is a great chef-d'oeuvre of a supreme Indian architecture and culture, you can’t believe unless experience this spectacular monument. The architecture is incredible and incomparable in terms of both magnitude and significance.