Akshardham Temple, Delhi

Akshardham Temple is the most important shrine of Delhi. Do you know? that Akshardham Temple is also the largest Hindu pilgrimage site in the world. And its name has also been recorded in Guinness World Record in 2007. The biggest enthusiasm among the peoples was the day the name of a Hindu religion temple was included in the Guinness world record for the first time.

Swami Narayana Ji is worshiped in this temple. This temple is one of the holiest places in Indian history. With this I am going to tell you a lot of things, If you are going there then you should read this post.

Akshardham Temple Delhi

Akshardham Temple Delhi

Akshardham Temple is located in South Delhi's Pandav Nagar society. It is spread over an area of ​​356 feet long and 316 feet wide which is also 141 feet high. This Akshardham Temple is made of red stone and white marble. The surprising thing is that no steel has been used during the construction of this Akshardham Temple. This temple has been built according to the five scriptures.

On all the walls of Akshardham Temple, you will see many beautiful artworks and very amazing carvings. Which will blow your heart. Inside the temple, you will also see Neelkanth Ji's sculpture. By the way, you will see sculptures on all the walls of this temple. Together this temple has 20,000 idols. And in the center of the temple is a statue of Swami Narayan Ji exist.

This is precisely the most three special halls in Akshardham Temple. In which the life span of Swami Narayan Ji is shown in the Robotic Way in Shahnand Darshan Hall. A film based on the life of Swami Narayan is shown in Neelkanth Darshan Hall. And finally, a documentary on the history of India is shown in Sanskriti Vihar Hall.

Akshardham Temple Delhi - History and Guide
Akshardham Temple Delhi - Night View

You will see all around is very clean inside and outside of Akshardham Temple. You have to keep peace inside. Its design is very beautiful and unique. The water stream coming out of the cow mouth outside the Akshardham Temple complex is very popular. And the Narayan Sarovar made together is also considered very important.

During the day, this temple looks so beautiful, as much as it is beautiful at the night. A musical water show is also organized in this Narayan Sarovar at 7:45 PM in the evening. People rush to see the program of this musical water show.

The Yogi Heart Lotus, a garden made in the shape of a lotus flower, is also very popular. You must go to these places.

There is also a museum in Akshardham Temple, in which you can see the history of India closely. And you can also know very well about the history of Swami Narayan.

Who is Swami Narayana?

Swami Narayana was a great man. He started the Swami Narayana Society. His devotees consider Swami Narayana Ji as the form of god. Swami Narayana Ji gave a new direction to the world through his miracles. In the same way, there was also Mahatma Gautama Buddha, whom people considered as the form of the real God.

Swami Narayana Ji was born in 1837 in Chhapiya village, Uttar Pradesh. You can read about the miracles of Swami Narayana Ji in Bhagavata Purana and Skanda Purana. In childhood, Swami Narayana Ji was named Ghanshyam.
Swami Narayana Ji was born on the same date as the birth of Lord Rama. After that, he was named Ghanshyam. After gaining knowledge from the Ved Purana, he left his home. And he started to give a new way to the world. He had traveled all over India in just 7 years.

Then he spread his knowledge all over India. In this way, Swami Narayana Ji became very popular among the people. He also started sharing knowledge with the Pandits. Seeing this, he benefited people with his miracles all over India and he became a god.

Today where Akshardham Temple built. Swami Narayana is lived here in the last days of his life.



Akshardham Temple Delhi - History and Guide
Akshardham Temple Delhi - Music Water Show

History of Akshardham Temple Delhi

This Akshardham Temple was inaugurated on 6 November 2005 by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. It took 5 years to build this temple. This temple was built in memory of Jyotirdhar Swami Narayan. BAPS (Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Sanstha) built this temple.

More than 11000 artisans and the popular scriptural masters of the country have contributed to making this temple. You will be surprised to know that Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood's most popular hero, comes to visit here every year with his family.

Akshardham Temple Delhi - History and Guide
Akshardham Temple Delhi 

How to Reach Akshardham Temple Delhi?

The best way to visit Akshardham Temple is by the Delhi Metro. Which is very close to Akshardham Temple. The airport distance from Akshardham Temple is 22 kilometers. And New Delhi railway station is just 9.8 kilometers away.

If you have a wallet, belt, or jacket made of real leather, you will not be allowed inside. Apart from this, if you have a steel locket, knuckle, chain, or anything like that, then you will not be allowed to go inside. For this, it remains that you leave all at home. If you have a personal car, then you can keep your luggage in the car itself. Or you will have to use the locker built in the temple. For this, you may have to stand in a long line.

Apart from this, you cannot bring electronic devices such as mobiles, cameras, power banks, and weapons, umbrellas, sticks, food, luggage or dog, cat. With this, you cannot go inside the Akshardham Temple even wearing small or sexy clothes. Let me tell you in advance that you cannot do photography or videography inside. You may have to give fine for this also. You can do all these things from outside the temple.

There are more than 2000 car parking facilities. So one thing is for sure that you will not have any problem with parking.

Akshardham Temple Delhi - History and Guide
Akshardham Temple Delhi

Best time to visit Akshardham Temple Delhi

The timings of Akshardham Temple are 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM. After this, those who are already left inside, then their departure time is 8 PM. This Akshardham Temple will be closed on Monday. So you can come here anytime except Monday.

This Akshardham Temple doing two-time Aarti. The first Aarti is doing at 10 AM in the morning. And the last Aarti is doing at 6:30 pm evening.

The ticket counter is open from 10 am to 6 pm. This ticket counter is then closed. If you have taken your tickets before 6 pm then you can stay inside the temple till 8 pm.

Akshardham Temple Delhi - History and Guide
Akshardham Temple Delhi

Akshardham Temple Ticket Price

There are many types of tickets in this temple. Here I have explained it well.

Akshardham Temple ( Donation ) Ticket Price

Age Price
0 to 4 Free
4 to 12 50 Rupees
12 to 60 50 Rupees
60+ 50 Rupees

Exhibition Ticket Price

Age Price
0 to 4 Free
4 to 60 220 Rupees
60+ 170 Rupees

Musical Water Show Ticket Price

Age Price
0 to 4 Free
4 to 12 50 Rupees
12+ 80 Rupees

I would like to tell you that if you are going here, then definitely visit all these places. You'll love it As always, I wish you a very happy journey. Thank you




FAQ

Q. Who and when built Akshardham Temple Delhi?
In 2005 BAPS (Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Sanstha) built this temple.

Q. What is the ticket price of Akshardham Temple?
There are many types of tickets, and there various prices. All ticket information is given above.

Q. Is there any hotels in Akshardham Temple to stay?
Yes, Akshardham Temple is located in Laxmi Nagar, and there are lots of hotels and restaurants.

Q. What is the Akshardham Temple timing?
Akshardham Temple opens at 9am, and the temple closes at 6pm.

Q. Is there parking facilities in Akshardham Temple Delhi?
Yes, there is a lot of space for parking in Akshardham Temple Delhi.