Lotus Temple in Delhi: An Extraordinary Architectural design
The ‘Bahai house of worship’ is popularly known as Lotus Temple. It is a symbol of love, peace, purity & wisdom. Lotus Temple is a particular specialty of the Lotus flower that makes the flower a significant image in Indian culture and society. Lotus Temple is one of the best architectures of Bahai Faith. The temple looks like a lotus flower and it is made by cement, marble, sand, and dolomite.
The design of the temple looks like a half-opened lotus flower with 27 self-supporting petals. The architect, while designing the temple took into the eternal beauty of lotus flower. The temple joins in the beautiful values along with the technological guidance within the whole building. This place is situated at Kalkaji in New Delhi.
The temple has no restrictions for visitors and this is open to people from all religions. The place provides a perfect environment for peace of mind and meditation. This temple was completed in the year 1986. Since then the temple is most visited attractions monuments in India. The Bahai temple has received respect from all over the world for its fabulous architecture and design.
This beautiful architecture of Lotus Temple was built by famous person Fariborz Sahba from Canada. The temple has the volume to accommodate around 2500 people and has nine doors that open in a central hall. This temple is nearly 40 meters high bounded by nine pools and appears as if the temple is floating like a lotus flower in water.
The Bahai religious belief that prayer and meditation both are important instruments for the progress of the human soul. Bahai’s pray to Creator of Universe that’s one God. This pray is describing as the conversation with God and meditation is referring to a key for opening the doors of mysteries.