The Temple of the Lotus of Bahaism

In the temple there are architectural wonders that we usually do not know. And a clear example of this is the Bahaism lotus temple, which receives more visitors than the Eiffel Tower or Taj Mahal itself.


An architectural marvel

This magnificent work of modern architecture is inspired by the lotos, sacred flowers of India, is located in Delhi, India. It was built in 1986. It belongs to the religion of Bahaism which seeks the union of all humanity and all religions. For this reason all people are welcometo this wonderful temple, without distinction.

This architectural work is made of marble, cement and sand has been deserved by many architectural and artistic awards, annually visited by thousands and thousands of people among them many believers of Bahaism; this religion is monotheistic and follows the teachings Bahá’u’lláh, its prophet and founder, who is considered the Manifestation of God for these modern times.

The Iranian Fariborz Sabba was in charge of building this architectural marvel. Ardishír Rustampúr donated much of the money to make it possible to buy the land.

This wonderful temple has 9 doors that symbolize the diversity of human races and has a main hall with capacity for 2500 people, this large hall is intended solely and exclusively for meditation, although sometimes they also read the Sacred scriptures and delicate musical pieces typical of Indian can be heard.

Like most temples located in India it has its doors open to all kinds of people regardless of their belief.

Visits to this iconic Indian site surpass by thousands those made to the Taj Mahal and even the visits received by the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It is also renowned for its exquisite handcrafted decoration and great cultural value it gives to Hindu culture.

The Temple of the Lotus of Bahaism
Source: curiosities  
July 27, 2019


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