The Lotus Temple
The Lotus Temple
The Lotus Temple, situated in Delhi, India, is a Baha House of Worship that was committed in December 1986. Outstanding for its flowerlike shape, it has turned into a noticeable fascination in the city. Like all Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is available to all, paying little heed to religion or some other capability. As indicated by Shoghi Effendi, a Bahá’í sanctuary is a “quiet educator” of the Bahá’í faith. The structure is made out of 27 detached marble-clad “petals” orchestrated in bunches of three to shape nine sides, with nine entryways opening onto a focal corridor with a stature of marginally more than 34 meters and a limit of 2,500 people. The Lotus Temple has won various design grants and has been highlighted in numerous paper and magazine articles. A 2001 CNN report alluded to it as the most visited working on the planet.
The Baháʼí Faith instructs that a Baháʼí House of Worship ought to be a space for individuals, all things considered, to accumulate, reflect, and worship. Anyone might enter the Lotus Temple independent of strict foundation, sex, or different qualifications, similar to the case with all Baháʼí places of worship. The holy works of the Baháʼí confidence as well as different religions can be perused and additionally recited, paying little mind to language; then again, perusing nonscriptural texts is illegal, as are conveying lessons or talks, or gathering pledges. Melodic interpretations of readings and petitions can be sung by ensembles, however no instruments can be played inside. There is no set example for love administrations, and formal functions are not allowed.