Swaminarayan Akshardham at Gandhinagar explores Hinduism’s values and traditions through a variety of media, from a large format film to a multimedia water show. . What is shared is an informative and inspiring journey through an ancient culture’s glorious art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of all humans. So, depending on each visitor’s time, interests, and personal quest, their Akshardham experience becomes unique to them.
Built of pink sandstone, the mandir is the spiritual center of the entire complex. The murtis of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and his successors reside in this intricately carved abode. Strengthening the faith of believers, blessing all aspirants and bringing peace to everyone, the Akshardham Mandir is a temple that welcomes all.
A balanced fusion of ancient wisdom and modern media technology, these exhibitions provide a powerful, soul-stirring experience of Hindu heritage and universal values. A source of education, information and inspiration, they are a fourfold combination of art, science, culture and spirituality.
Everyone can join in the sacred abhishek ritual. Bathe the sacred image of Bhagwan Swaminarayan as the youthful yogi, Neelkanth, and offer a prayer – for personal strength and spiritual progress, for loved ones, for world peace, or for anything you may desire.
Take your seat in the outdoor amphitheater as the sun sets, you are travel back in time to the Vedic era and explore the secret of ‘Sat-Chit-Anand’- ‘Truth-Consciousness-Bliss’.This water showpresents a profound story from the Kath Upanishad using a breath taking interplay of various media including water, lights, laser, video projection, and fire.