Delhi, the capital of India is a wonderful place with rich heritage, culture, history which charms millions of tourist all over the world, every year. Well! Delhi is a perfect blend of modern and traditional values and a home to various brilliant monuments. Also, Delhi is well connected with airports and has an outstanding network of railways; so you can comfortably enjoy all the popular tourist destinations of the city.
Bahá'í Temple is one such monument of Delhi which is visited by hundreds of people, every month. Also, known as Lotus Temple, Bahá'í Temple, completed in 1986 is admired because of its flowerlike look. A major attraction of Delhi was called the Mother Temple of India and is positioned in the middle of lush green scenery. Bahá'í temple has won many architectural awards and been snapped in a lot of newspapers as well as magazines.
Bahá'í Temple, a Bahá'í House of worship is open for all the people, regardless their cast and communities. The Bahá'í law proudly avows people to worship, here, without any restrictions and obligations. One is allowed to read or chante the sacred scriptures of the Bahá'í Faith and other religions inside the temple in any language. However, musical instruments are not permitted inside the temple, though reading prayers can be put to music by choirs. In addition, people are not allowed to practice and ritual ceremonies or take any sermons.
Inspired by the flower lotus, the temple houses 27 marble petals organized in bunch of three to create nine sides. And the nine gates of the Bahá'í Temple takes you to the central hall, a little more than 40 meters high. The surface of the temple is prepared from white marble of Penteli mountain, which are also used in other places of Bahá'í House of Worship. The interior of Bahá'í Temple is just incredible and unforgettable.
The beautiful monument magnetizes more than 50 million people, every year, which makes it the most visited place of Delhi. So, if you are fascinated with the beauty and incredibility of Bahá'í Temple, then plan your India trip, and enjoy the ambience, here.