Friday, June 28, 2024

Architecture: Akshardham Hindu temple in NJ, 2nd largest in the World

Largest Hindu temple outside Asia opens in New Jersey, built by 12,500 volunteers

Swaminarayan Akshardham (New Jersey) - Wikipedia
The BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham is a Hindu mandir (temple) built by the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha in Robbinsville, New Jersey. It is the largest Hindu mandir in the United States and the second-largest Hindu mandir in the world, rising 213 ft (65 m) above ground.[1]

Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha - Wikipedia
is a Hindu denomination within the Swaminarayan Sampradaya

It Took 12 Years and $96 Million to Build a Temple in New Jersey | The Free Press

The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir—set on a 180-acre lot in Robbinsville, New Jersey
It’s made of more than 1.9 million cubic feet of off-white stone, and its spire rises 191 feet.
It’s stunning.

BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple | Globetrotters

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