Akshardham Temple located in Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan is one of the famous temples of Jaipur which is dedicated to Lord Narayan (Lord Vishnu). This temple is considered to be an important faith center for Hindu devotees, where thousands of devotees come every year to have the darshan of Lord Narayan.
Architecture of Akshardham Temple Jaipur
This temple is known for its beautiful architecture, magnificent sculptures, sculptures, and carvings. Akshardham Temple is one of the famous nine temples built in some of the major cities of India. These temples were built by Bochasanvasi Sri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan, under the Swaminarayan sect.
This temple is also known as Swaminarayan Mandir or Swaminarayan Akshardham is one of the holiest and most popular places to visit in Jaipur city. Idol and temple structure in Akshardham temple give a place of purity and peace
History of Akshardham Temple Jaipur
Akshardham temple does not have a mythological history as it is a modern temple that was built between the 19th and 20th centuries. In which the idol of Lord Narayan was installed.
Akshardham Temple is surrounded by lush green gardens and fountains. The walls of the temple are beautifully decorated with a number of Hindu deity idols and carvings which look amazing. There are three major mandapams in this complex – Hari Mandapam, Vibhuti Mandapam and Prasadi Mandapam.
The Hari Mandapam houses a seven feet tall idol of Lord Swaminarayan (Lord Vishnu) made of gold leaf which is decorated with gold and silver ornaments. The second mandapam, the Vibhuti Mandapam, has brass lotuses, while the prasad mandapam houses the sacred relics of Lord Swaminarayan. The complex also has a small cafe and a playground for children.
Timing Of Akshardham Temple Jaipur
Akshardham Temple is open for tourists from 7.30 am to 12.00 noon and from 04.00 pm to 8.15 pm while it is closed every Monday.
How To Reach Akshardham Temple, Jaipur
Nearst Railway Station : Jaipur Rajasthan
Nearst Airport : Jaipur Rajasthan
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