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    Akshardham Temple, New Delhi

    Akshardham Temple, New Delhi

    Rajasthani pink sandstone has been used to build the structures of famous Swaminarayan Aksharadham Temple that is located at the banks of River Yamuna in Delhi. The main temple stands on a Carrera marble platform with the reigning deity's panchdhatu (five-metal) idol 11 ft high. 20,000 plus sculptures of beasts, floral motifs, arches, and finely carved pillars has been used for building the temple.

    The temple epitomizes thousands of years of Indian culture with all its grandeur as well as beauty, wisdom and bliss. At the end, the timeless spiritual message of India can be seen in Akshardham. Approximate 11, 000 artisans toiled for about five years to build the temple, which is considered the largest Hindu temple in world. Akshardham sightseeing can be helpful for children to understand more about Hindu temples.

    1. Statistics of the temple: Akshardham Temple is spread over an area of approximately 8,021.4 sq. m. The temple is 316 ft wide and 370 ft long. The highest temple in the compound is 141 ft high. It has 148 elephants, several 72 ft high domes and more than 1100 carved pillars.
    2. The Halls inside the temple: One of the exhibition halls, known as 'Sahajanand Pradarshan' features images, dioramas, animatronics depicting stories from Swaminarayan's life.
    3. Some other structures: Yagnapurush Kund, the largest step-well in India, makes a conventional yagya kund. A light, sound, and fountain show is held in the evening. The garden has finely manicured lawns as well as bronze idols of people who have contributed to the country.

    The Yogi Hriday Kamal is a sunken garden in the form a lotus with big stone petals carved with quotes. Akshardham Delhi sightseeing is an important of the capital travel..

    The above note elaborates the details in respect of Akshardham Temple Delhi. Rajasthani pink sandstone has been used to build the structures of Swaminarayan Aksharadham Temple.

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