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Bahai temple, is called The Lotus Temple, located in New Delhi, India, is a Bahá'í House of Worship is amazing bizarre and center of attraction to tour for visitors across the world.

The Bahai House of Worship in New Delhi, India, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape, is a Bahai House of Worship and also a prominent attraction in Delhi. Baha’i Temple in Delhi is often compared to the Sydney Opera House. It was completed in 1986 and serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent. It has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. This temple is a Bahai house of worship and bahai religion faith is also among the admired tourist attractions by foreigners and tourists. It has won many architecture awards and being featured in many magazines and newspapers.

It attracts lots of visitors from around the world due to becoming and interesing spot. The Lotus Temple is one of the most visited buildings in the world since it opened for public worship in 1986. The Bahai Temple has attracted over 50 million visitors surpassing even the Taj Mahal and the Eiffel Tower. On Hindu holy days it sees around 1, 50,000 visitors. The Lotus Temple has received many awards and honours for its architecture by fine art, religious, government and other organizations.

Interesting being Bahá’í House of Worship, Faith and Lotus Shape

Bahai temple - tourist attraction in delhi

Foreigners visiting Lotus Temple

Bahai house of worship are open to all peoples. Although their architectural styles differ widely, the nine sides and central dome common to all of them symbolize at once the diversity of the human race and its essential oneness. The Bahá’í Faith is the youngest of the world’s independent religions. Its founder, Bahá’u’lláh (1817-1892), is regarded by Bahá’ís as the most recent in the line of Messengers of God that stretches back beyond recorded time and that includes Abraham, Moses, Buddha, Zoroaster, Christ and Muhammad. The central theme of Bahá’u’lláh’s message is that humanity is one single race and that the day has come for its unification in one global society. Devotional programs are simple, consisting of prayers, meditations, and the reading of selections from the sacred scriptures of the Bahá’í Faith and other world religions. Music is provided by unaccompanied choirs. It is also got famed due to lotus shape. Lotus Temple has the shape of a giant lotus flower with twenty seven petals arranged into three rows. It is unique due to the fact that it does not contain a single straight line.

Tourist Attractions around the Bahai Temple

There are many appealing markets and other attractions around the Bahai Temple. Tourist can visit the famous Kalkaji Temple located in Kalkaji, also famous is the Iskon Temple in Lajpat Nagar, located at a little distance from the Bahai Temple. The Nehru Place market, which is a short walk from the Lotus Temple is famous for computer related hardware and software products. The Greater Kailash Market, also referred to as GK is one of Delhi’s most aristocratic and popular markets where one can find frequent high end shops and restaurants.

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