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Akshardham Temple of New Delhi is also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple. It is one of the largest Hindu temple complexes in India.
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It was officially inaugurated on 6th November, 2005. Its history and facts reflects 10,000 years old India’s culture, spirituality and architecture. It has been made in the memory of Jyotirdhar Swaminarayan Bhagwan.
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The construction of Akshardham Complex was completed in just five years with the efforts of Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) along with the help of thousands of artisans and BAPS volunteers.
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The temple is spread over 83,342 square feet area. It consists of 350 feet long, 315 feet wide and 141 feet high monuments, which are very attractive.
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The structure of the temple was designed in such a way that it can last for at least 1000 years more.
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This article deals with 10 more amazing facts about Akshardham temple.
Amazing facts about Akshardham Temple
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Akshardham Temple comprises 200 sculptured stone figures of India's sages, monks, Acharyas and divine incarnations.
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Delhi is a city of attractions galore, with cultural and religious destinations to be visited all over the city. One of these attractions is the famous Akshardham Temple, also known as the Swaminarayan Temple. Spread over a sprawling area of 83842 sq feet, this temple is one of the largest in the world. The grand architecture is an epitome of the history, culture and tradition of India and also stands for harmony and oneness of mankind. There is plenty to know about this amazing monument, which has become a great attraction for people across the globe.

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It also consists of 234 ornately carved pillars, 9 ornate domes, Gajendra Pith and 20,000 statues of divine figures of India.
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The Parikrama around the Akshardham Temple is framed in the form of a pavement comprising of two storeys. The 3000 feet long parikrama has 1200 pillars and 155 pinnacles.
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Akshardham Temple is surrounded by Narayan Sarovar, which is a lake and carries water from 151 lakes in India.
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The main building of the Akshardham Temple is surrounded by a lake called the Narayan Sarovar, which carries the water of as many as 151 sacred lakes and rivers from around the country. A series of 108 gaumukhs (faces of cows) have been made along the sarovar and these stand for the 108 Hindu Gods.
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There are 108 faces of cows placed along the lakes which represent 108 Hindu deities. It has a 3,000-feet-long orbital path for Parikrama made up of red stones brought from Rajasthan.
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Another interesting fact about Akshardham Temple is the Garden of India, the splendid green lawns on the temple premises. These lawns have been adorned with amazing bronze statues which have been built as tribute to some of the greatest personalities of the country, such as patriots, warriors, child heroes and exemplary women of the country.
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It also has a two storey building, with 1,152 pillars and 145 windows. This Parikrama is spread around the temple like a beautiful garland
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Akshardham Temple also houses an exquisite garden called the Lotus Garden, the name which it gets because of its shape. The garden is a symbol of spirituality as has been a part of what has been said by the historical leaders, philosophers and scientists of the country.
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There is also an exquisite garden in the Akshardham temple complex in the shape of lotus and therefore is also, known as the Lotus Garden.
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The beautiful temple has a great attraction for the visitors in the form of the spectacular musical fountain show called the Circle of Life, a grand 15 minute spectacle held for 15 minutes every evening. The show features the cycle of life, starting from birth till death, with beautiful colorful fountains used to depict all the events.
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When seen from above, it looks like a Lotus made up of large stones where quotes from Shakespeare, Martin Luther, Swami Vivekananda and other eminent figures are engraved.
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Akshardham Temple hoses the Yagnapurush Kund, which is the largest of its kind in the world. The lotus shaped kund has 108 small shrines along with 2870 steps. The shape of the kund is aligned in a perfect geometrical form, such as it stands as a tribute to the ancient mathematical skills and knowledge of the scholars of India.
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Another interesting fact about Akshardham temple is that there are 10 gates, which represents the 10 directions according to Vedic literature.
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Another interesting fact about Akshardham Temple is that it has 10 gates, which stand for the 10 principal directions as said in the Vedic literature. These gates depict that goodness comes in from all the directions they stand in.
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These gates show that goodness will continue to come in from all the directions.
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Akshardham Temple has found a place in the Guinness Book of Records for being the largest comprehensive Hindu temple in the world. The most amazing thing about this huge temple complex is that it took only five years to be completes, which is something surprising. As many as 11000 artisans and countless volunteers had a contribution in the construction of this temple, which was inaugurated in November 2005.
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