Akshar Dham, – Akshardham – Delhi – images

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India is known for its RICH cultural and tradition backgrounds. You can name any subject and you will find the intricacies of every tiny nucleus of the subject, finely appearing in every nook and corner of this land known as Bharat. The man made wonders of yester years Temples are sure witness for the rich architectural marvels of India. A widely growing Swaminarayan Sect of the Hindu faith has made one more land marks to the New India; without using any steel or iron material, this Akshar Dham Monument is entirely constructed of marble and the red-sandstone that Delhi is famous for, and that so many of her monuments are constructed of. It is of sorts and is truly a modern day Wonder of the World.

It was completed n only 5 years a world record of sorts, The Akshardham monument, built without steel, is entirely composed of sandstone and marble. It consists of 234 ornately carved pillars, 9 ornate domes, 20 quadrangled shikhars, a spectacular Gajendra Pith (plinth of stone elephants) and 20,000 murtis and statues of India’s great sadhus, devotees, acharyas and divine personalities. The monument is a fusion of several architectural styles of pink stone and pure white marble. Pink stone symbolizes bhakti (devotion) in eternal bloom and white marble of absolute purity and eternal peace. The monument was built after over 300 million man hours of services rendered by 11,000 volunteers, sadhus and artisans.

Here are the beautiful ten photographs of the Hindu Temple situated in the capital of India, New Delhi. This temple is known as “Akshar Dham” which is standing tall with grace, purposefully constructed for the world peace, brotherhood and happiness.

TRS Iyengar

Born on Makara Uthiradam star, native of Mukkur and brought up in Ladavaram village near Arcot and now well settled in Mumbai for over five decades. Presently, at 70, trying to run this website without any commercial expectations or profit motive, just for the sake of our future generations to understand about Sanatana Dharma & Srivaishnavam sampradayam.Within my limited knowledge that I put it here, what I learnt from the world.

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