Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple Rd
New Delhi, Delhi, 110019, India

Lotus Temple
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The Lotus Temple is a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike shape, it serves as the Mother Temple of the Indian subcontinent and has become a prominent attraction in New Delhi.

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  • Notable Architecture

    Inspired by the lotus flower, the design for the Lotus Temple is composed of 27 free-standing marble-clad "petals" arranged in clusters of three to form nine sides. The temple has won numerous architectural awards and been featured in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles.
  • Places of Worship, Religious Buildings

    Like all other Bahá'í Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is open to all, regardless of religion, or any other distinction, as emphasized in Bahá'í texts. The Bahá'í laws emphasize that the spirit of the House of Worship be that it is a gathering place where people of all religions may worship God w

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