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    Akshardham: Worlds Largest Hindu Temple Posted by TheEditor | Aug 23 2!"#

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    Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as DelhiAkshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays centuries oftraditional Indian and Hindu culture, spirituality, and architecture. It featured inthe 2009 edition of the uinness !orld "ecords #ook for #ein$ the lar$est Hindutemple in the world.

    Akshardham temple in Delhi, India is reco$ni%ed as the world&s lar$est temple#y uinness !orld "ecords. It was consecrated in 'o(em#er 200) #y *ramukhSwami +ahara, the spiritual leader of -A*S -ochasanwasi Shri Akshar*urushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha/.he temple co(ers 12 acres 1 hectares/ and is #uilt to look as if is hundreds ofyears old. It measures 1)3 ft. lon$, 13 ft. wide and 4 ft. hi$h, co(erin$ anarea of 53,142 s6. ft. he main #uildin$ at the centre of the complex is a 4 fthi$h monument of Swaminarayan.It is desi$ned accordin$ to ancient 7edictexts known as the Sthapatya8Shastra, it features a #lend of architecutral stylesfrom across India.

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    -uilt with a com#ination of mar#le, sandstone and wood the #uildin$ isfa#ulously impressi(e. It is #uilt accordin$ to ancient standards without usin$any steel and as such is desi$ned to last 000 years. he intricate nature of thecar(in$ #oth inside and out is stunnin$ and has lo(in$ly restored an almost lostart and is already inuencin$ other temple #uildin$ proects throu$hout Indiaand the world.he temple #uildin$ co(ers 12 acres. ,000 people worked on its construction.It was completed in ust ) years and 5)0 (olunteers work there daily also Itrecei(es 00,000 (isitors a week.he complex features a lar$e central monument crafted entirely of stone,

    exhi#itions on incidents from the life of Swaminarayan and the history of India,an I+A: feature, a musical fountain, and lar$e landscaped $ardens.Some of the *ictures of Akshardham are Shown -elow;

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