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Lotus Temple - Delhi
« on: March 17, 2010, 08:23:59 AM »
The Bahá'í House of Worship in Delhi, India, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape, is a Bahá'í House of Worship and also a prominent attraction in Delhi. It was completed in 1986 and serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent. It has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.

As with all other Bahá'í Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is open to all regardless of religion, or any other distinction, as emphasized in Bahá'í texts. The Bahá'í laws emphasize that the spirit of the House of Worship be that it is a gathering place where people of all religions may worship God without denominational restrictions.[2] The Bahá'í laws also stipulate that only the holy scriptures of the Bahá'í Faith and other religions can be read or chanted inside in any language; while readings and prayers can be set to music by choirs, no musical instruments can be played inside. Furthermore no sermons can be delivered, and there can be no ritualistic ceremonies practiced. (Thank You Wikipedia)

I've never really read/known too much about the Baha'i faith. There are lots of them in Toronto. It's an interesting faith.

This temple is absolutely breathtaking. Anyone been here?









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Lotus Temple - Delhi
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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2010, 12:21:00 PM »
Not sure about Baha religion
But a stunning peice of art

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2010, 01:40:28 PM »
It's gorgeous...I wanna see what it looks like inside.

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2010, 02:28:57 PM »
Looks gorgeous, but havent been there ever.

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2010, 02:58:54 PM »
Menu dekhke Sydney Opera House chete ageya Australia wala:



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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2010, 11:19:55 AM »
beautiful!

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2010, 03:42:54 PM »
Yea i was gonna say reminds me of the Opera house.

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2010, 12:46:16 PM »



looks gorgeous. :happy:

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2010, 12:48:35 PM »
haye ahh ta mere ghar de baut nede aa... :happy:
shote hundeya asi ethe jaya karde c...every saturday....!! 8->
Baut sohna aa...te peaceful v!!!

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« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2010, 06:43:51 PM »
Mai vi challi shamak de ghar.

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2010, 06:58:44 PM »
Thats a realy good Artwork there
I would like to go there once

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2010, 07:59:36 PM »
Yeah its amazing place......mein vist kitta aa Lotus temple 2 baar.but u cant talk inside the temple.........oh tuhanu entrance te pehla maun vart layee pledge karvaunde ne..........but its very beautiful...

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #12 on: April 03, 2010, 03:12:46 PM »
beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!yeah i been there once ...when i was a kid...kush yaad nhi a ...i wish dubara jawa..

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2011, 03:21:25 PM »
OOOOO! I finally went there this year. I'll post my pics..not this good though lol

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2011, 05:48:52 PM »
OOOOO! I finally went there this year. I'll post my pics..not this good though lol
Wow lucky you looks quite remarkable from the outside!

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2011, 06:10:21 PM »
Yea outside was beautiful. Inside was just plain.

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2011, 06:36:24 PM »
ehh ki aa  :thinking:

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2011, 05:09:05 AM »

Looks awesome. I only knew about 1 temple in india and that's the golden temple which is what my bf told me about.

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Re: Lotus Temple - Delhi
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2011, 07:26:20 PM »
Here are my pics of the Lotus Temple.


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« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2011, 08:59:07 PM »
sohneya ne pictures.. First one really nice, but u should have garden around temple..that would have added more beauty in this picture..

 

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