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Lotus Temple, Delhi – Home of Love, Peace and Tranquility

March 25, 2013
Bahai Mandir Delhi

Lotus Temple – Home of Peace and Tranquility

Dil Walon ki Dilli mein fir se apka swagat hai‘ (welcome to warmhearted Delhi)! Travellers identify it as a ‘must see place’ in Delhi, I call it a home of love, peace and tranquility - It is the Baha’i House of Worship in Delhi. Popular as the Lotus Temple, Baha’i Mandir is one of the most visited edifices in the world!

The life outside the Lotus temple is busy, chaotic and signifies the life of a common man – one who is busy to earn a living, struggling to feed his family. Once you enter the main gate, the path surrounded by exuberant gardens that leads to the main temple is like a journey amidst the beautiful greens of God’s blessings; while the iconic, white lotus-like architecture stands as a symbol of divine peace. It is one of the top ten monuments of India. Inside the main hall lies the secret of  the Lotus Temple – the Unifying spirits of Mankind, where people from all religion unite in search of the Almighty. Where prayers speak the language of faith and not scriptures, where not sermons but blessings are delivered. It seems like every prayer is reaching God without any musical chants or customary rituals being performed.

Address : Lotus Temple Rd, Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Bahapur, New Delhi, DL 110019

Timings :  9:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Summer)

9:00 AM – 5:30 PM  (Winter)

Opening days :  All days of the week except Monday
Entry Fee : Free
General Information
Address Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Bahapur, Kalkaji
Timings
Summer Opening Time 9:00 AM
Summer Closing Time 7:00 PM
Summer Last Entry Time 6.30 PM
Winter Opening Time 9:00 AM
Winter Closing Time 5.30 PM
Winter Last Entry Time 5:00 PM
Entry Fee Free
Vehicle Parking Yes
Nearest Metro Station Kalka Ji Mandir
Photography Allowed Yes, except central hall
Shoe Deposit Yes
Closing Day Monday
Time Required to Visit 1 to 2 hours

One never gets tired of praising the beauty of Lotus Temple and its virtues!

For more related details you may refer to the following:

About Lotus Temple

Delhi Travel Map

About Delhi

Tourist places in Delhi

Delhi Metro Map

Akshardham Temple Delhi

 


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