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Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple

Standing gracefully as a winsome Lotus-shaped structure, Lotus Temple is the pride of Delhi attractions. With its sheer architectural beauty, it reflects the spiritual bond of allĀ  humankind that makes it a must-visit attraction on the Delhi tour itineraries of global tourists. People from different religious background can visit the place as it was created with a motive to welcome everyone without any biased restrictions. This is the place where people of all religions can come forward to worship God.

The Lotus temple is also most popularly referred to as the Bahai House of Worship. It is acclaimed to be among the must-see structures in India. The temple gets its shape from the old symbol of the half-open lotus that symbolizes beauty and chastity. The edifice has been recognized as an engineering feat and has gained many awards at the international level. The temple is enveloped by verdant green gardens equipped with fountains.

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The Lotus temple also got media attention, both international as well as national even before its accomplishment. The prayer hall yields tranquility to the lotus temple experience. Status are absent in this marble monument.

It best symbolizes the Bahai faith, an independent religion that embraces all humanitarian.
The construction of Lotus temple is a landmark in Bahai history. It boasts of drawing over around
50 million visitors all over the globe.

The architecture of the House is comprised of nine petals. The first two ranks bend inward, enfolding the inner dome and the third layer bends outward to create canopies over the nine entrances.

Built of white concrete, the petals are enwrapped in white marble panels, keeping in mind
geometrical principles. Nine showcasing pools envelop the building on the outside and their form denoting the green petals of the lotus flower.

The geometry of the design announces no straight lines and elevating the framework exhibited innumerable challenges. It surrounds an expanse of 26 acres and is adjacent to the old Kalkaji temple.

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Visit Lotus Temple portraying itself as an important architectural emblem!


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