A Thread on Swami Narayan Temple Which is in Bhuj , Gujarat 🛕
Before That lets First understand what exactly these Temples are :
Swaminarayan Temples in India are based on the philosophy of their founder the Swaminarayan and the philosophy is known as Swaminarayan Sampraday.
The temples are beautifully constructed with the primary deity and worship being Lord Krishna.
There are many beautiful Temples in our country and not only that they do Have many temples in abroad too .
So ,Let me give you info on Swaminarayan Temple in Bhuj, Its indeed an architectural marve!
Lord Shree Swaminarayan was attending the famous fuldol festival. During the festival devotees from Bhuj met Lord Swaminarayan and requested him to construct a temple in Bhuj.
So Lord Shree Swaminarayan asked Vaishnavananand Swami to proceed with a team of saints to Bhuj and construct a temple there so as in 1822 the plan was initiated and within a span of 1 year temple was built.
The manifestations of the Lord at the central dome, under the eastern dome were seated Radha-Krishna Dev, Hari-Krishna Maharaj and under the western dome Ghanshyam Maharaj. Roop Chowki, the main square of the inner temple housed the images of Ganapati bapa and Hanumanji.
But due to unfortunate catastrophe, Gujarat Earthquake of January 2001 destroyed much of the city of Bhuj, including the side of the temple facing north which was built by Lord Shree Swaminarayan. But Miraculously the divine idols remained as they were, without any damage.
Due to the the utmost damages to the areas around
It was decided that the idols would be housed inside a new grand temple. It was collaboratively resolved to construct this new temple a short distance away from the original site.
So The new Temple was constructed as per traditional Vedic architectural methods, on the banks of Hamirsar Lake. The first brick installation ceremony in 2003, it has taken 7 years for its completion.
The new Temple has the peripheries, which are beautifully carved into the icy marble of Makrana and Ambaji with a Touch of Heavenly spirit basically temple is constructed around 35,000 sq.ft and has 7 high touching pinnacle around.
So Thats all about this Marvelous Structure its indeed fascinating and eye catching
Architectural design
Must visit place when you go To Gujarat , especially Bhuj
From Drastic Earthquake To this fascinating structure
This temple has stood still!
Check this video (inside temple)
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