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  1. Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. The building was inspired and developed by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual head of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, whose 3,000 volunteers helped 7,000 artisans construct Akshardham.
    • also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham; Akshardham, Delhi
    • part of Delhi, India
  2. Akshardham a.k.a. Akshardham (Gandhinagar): Swaminarayan Akshardham is one of the largest Hindu temples in the Indian state of Gujarat. The temple complex, dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan and built by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, combines devotions, art, architecture, education, exhibitions and research at one place which is spread in an area of 23 acres. The temple came to international attention when two heavily armed terrorists attacked it in September 2002. The complex is popular among tourists visiting Gujarat.


  1. The Akshardham temple in Robbinsville, New Jersey is dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan and built by Pramukh Swami Maharaj. When completed, it will be larger than its parent structures at Delhi and Gandhinagar in India. The temple was inaugurated and opened to the public on August 10, 2014. Final construction is planned to be completed by 2017.
  2. Akshardham is believed to be the divine abode of Swaminarayan by his followers. The followers of Swaminarayan believed that the jiva or soul goes to Akshardham after salvation to attain moksha. Akshardham also known as Gunatit/Brahmarup /Chidakashrup/Param Bhagwat Sant is referred to as the eternal state the followers of The Swaminarayan Sampraday receive it generally means going above the three modes of nature/maya that is satva, tamas, rajas this state is a state of enlightenment, the eternal goal in a follower's life is to reach this elevated position.

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Google previewGetting Down at Bhubaneshwar (2012)

And Other Indian Adventures by William Guy

Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the abode of eternal values and virtues of Akshar as defined in the Vedas and Upanishads where divine bhakti, purity and peace forever pervades. For thefirst time ever in the ...

Google previewDelhi A Travel Guide

by Rajiv Tiwari

Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the haunt of eternal values and virtues of Akshar, as defined in the Hindu scriptures. Portraying an impeccable blend of breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss, the ...

Google previewIndia the Land of Gods (2014)

by Subhash C Biswas D. Sc.

Akshardham means the divine abode of the supreme God.

Google previewFamous Monuments of India (2011)

by Anu Sharma

AKSHARDHAM is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi. Inaugurated in November 2005 by the President of India, Shri Abdul Kalam, in the augustpresenceofthe Prime Minister, ManmohanSingh, and theleaderof the organisation responsible for ...

Google previewIndia Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic by Arnold P. Kaminsky, Roger D. Long Ph.D.

Numerous temples are also found in Delhi, from the modernist Bahai Lotus Temple to the Hindu Akshardham ...

Google previewWorld Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment

September 25 India¦Terrorists associated with Jaish-eMohammed, a Kashmiri Islamist group, attack the Akshardham Temple in Ahmedabad, killing more than 30 people.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

attack in the United States, or the Akshardham temple killings in India, where 28 innocent people praying in a temple were indiscriminately gunned down in September 2002, are clearly cases ...

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