Pramukh Swami Maharaj dedicated himself to fulfilling his guru`s(Yogiji Maharaj) wish, giving the vision and inspiration for स्वामीनारायण अक्षरधाम (Swaminarayan Akshardham) on the banks of the Yamuna River at New Delhi. User Guides: http://akshardham.com/download/visitor-guide/
» More than 300,000,000 Volunteer hours to make this Holy Complex.
» 8,000 volunteers from across the world participated in building.
» Built from Intricately Carved Sandstone and Marble.
» Build and Organized by Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS).
It was the wish of Yogiji Maharaj to build a mandir on the banks of the Yamuna River
26 May 2000
First meeting on site
8 November 2000
Performs ground breaking ceremony
2 July 2001
First stone laying ceremony
28 February 2002
On site guidance
9 Feb 2003
Nurturing thoughts for the nursery and gardens of Akshardham
19 November 2003
Visiting stone carving workshop in Sikandara, Rajasthan
24 November 2003
Understanding the planned paintings inside the mandir
15 April 2004
Sanctifying the entry pillar
16 April 2004
On an observation tour of the under-construction exhibition hall
17 July 2005
6 November 2005
President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam during the opening ceremony
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM (Entry Closed 6:30 PM)
Closed: Every Monday]
10:00 AM, 6:00 PM
Abhishek Mandap: Darshan and Puja: 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Abhishek Mandap: Arti: 6:30 PM
Exhibitions : 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Ticket Window: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Sahajanand Darshan (1 hour) Neelkanth Darshan (45 minutes) Sanskruti Darshan by Water Boat (15 minutes)
Water Show (24 minutes): TU-FR: 7:00 PM, SA-SU: 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM As per sun set. The Sahaj Anand Water Show calls the Yagnapurush Kund
This video provides a general introduction to BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha and its activities.
The Sahaj Anand Water Show is a breathtaking 24-minute presentation which unites a variety of intriguing media to bring to life a story from the Kena Upanishad using Multi-color lasers, video projections, underwater flames, water jets and surround sound.
BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha
The Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) is a global socio-spiritual organization committed to the service of God and society. Based on the Vedic teachings propagated by Bhagwan Swaminarayan (1781-1830 CE), it was formally established in 1907 CE by Brahmaswarup Shastriji Maharaj. Commonly known as BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha or just `BAPS`, its global network of mandirs and centres host many moral, social, cultural and spiritual activities. The energies of BAPS’s youth and sadhu volunteers are also channeled towards a variety of humanitarian activities that include services in times of natural calamities, primary schools, students’ hostels, hospitals, diagnostic camps, anti-addiction drives, environment-awareness programs, tribal uplift and literacy campaigns. BAPS is an NGO in Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. With the inspiration and guidance of Pramukh Swami Maharaj and Mahant Swami Maharaj, BAPS has earned a place in the hearts of millions throughout the world. All information updated from www.akshardham.com
श्री शीतला माता मंदिर (Shri Sheetla Mata Mandir) is dedicated to the Devi Kripi/Kirpai, wife of Guru Dronacharya. She is kuldevi of village Gurugram therefore devotee offer mundan ceremony and married couples come to take the blessings.