Lotus Temple – The Baháʼí House of Worship

    One of the most famous tourist attractions in Delhi is Lotus Temple. It is a temple of worship for the Bahai community who believe that there is one God and he is above all religions. The Lotus Temple of Delhi is said to be the last one among the seven Lotus Temples in the world.

    Located near Kalkaji, this beautiful lotus construction was designed by the Iranian architect Fariborz Sahba and was first opened in 1986. The Lotus is said to be a symbol of love and purity and it gives the message of immortality. Hence, the temple is designed like a lotus flower and it is known as a lotus temple.

    About 40 meters high, this monument looks like a half-opened lotus if we see it from the top it took a team of 800 people including engineers, technicians, and workers to work on its construction and it took about 10 years to complete the entire structure. Marble, cement, dolomite, and sand were used during the construction of the lotus temple. The white marble used in the construction has doubled the beauty of the temple.

    Lotus Temple is the most peaceful place in Delhi. People from all over the city come here to perform prayers despite being from completely different religions. Every human soul is welcome to practice its own rituals. People sometimes sit for hours to observe meditation for their peace of mind.

    Do pay a visit to this beautiful place in Delhi. If you do then please share your experience in the comment box.

    Ankita Mishra
    Ankita Mishra
    Ankita Mishra, a skilled journalist with six years of experience, crafts captivating stories that blend research and creativity. Her writing captures human experiences, bridging reality and imagination. Beyond her journalism, Ankita's curiosity leads her to explore new destinations and flavors. Her narratives invite readers on unforgettable journeys, offering a fresh perspective that lingers.
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