BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Anand
Goya Talav, Mathiya Chora, Anand, Gujarat 388001, India
About BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Anand
The six storey temple of Swaminarayan is a popular attraction of tourists visiting Anand. The idols are Harikrishna Maharaj and Narayan Lakshmi located in the 1st shrine, Guruparampara placed in the 2nd shrine, Guru Parampara in the 3rd shrine, Shri Akshar Purushottam Maharaj in the 4th shrine and Lord Ghanshyam Maharaj in the 5th shrine.
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This is the house of one of the popular Indian Politicians and the deputy prime minister of India Sardar Vallabhai Patel. He was one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India.
There are three main shrines in the temple the central shrine of this temple is that of Lakshmi Narayan and RanchodRai. On the right there is an image of Radha Krishna with Swaminarayan in the form of Hari Krishna and the left has Vasudev, Dharma and Bhakti. The wooden pillars of the temple bear colorful wood carvings. There is a Dharamsala within the temple premises. Gnyanbaug is a garden to the northwest of the temple gate that has four memorials dedicated to Swaminarayan.
Sri Santram Mandir is a temple situated in Nadiad, Gujarat, India run by the Santram Maharaj organization which draws from a Hindu religious figure in Gujarat. The Santram mandir runs trusts for humanitarian activities like Eye Hospital, Physiotherapy Center, Dispensary, Radiology Center, Pathology & Laboratory as well as various other services which are countless. It also carries out various cultural as well as social activities.
The main temple, enclosed by a fort wall, is situated near the bank of the holy lake Gomti in the midst of the main bazaar of Dakor. The temple is covered with 8 domes and 24 turrets, with the central dome reaching a height of 27m. Crowned with a golden Kalash and a white silken flag, this temple is the tallest in the district. Though not very rich in carving, the main cupola derives its influence from the Maharashtrian style of temple architecture.
Sayaji Baug is a garden located in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. Also known as "Kamati Baug," it was built by Maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad of Baroda. It is the biggest garden in Western India with the area surrounding more than 100 acres. It has one of the biggest floral clock in the World and in India.
built-in 1894 on the lines of the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Science Museum of London. Major Mant in association with R.F. Chisholm who refined some of Mant's finest works to make genuine Indo-Saracenic architecture designed the Building of this Museum. It preserves a rich collection of art, sculpture, ethnography and ethnology.
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