Thursday, September 24, 2015

Abhishek Mandap – Swaminarayan Akshardham New Delhi

ABHISHEK MANDAP




Abhishek is the ritual bathing of a deity for the fulfilment of one’s prayers. The worshiper pours water over the deity amidst the chanting of prayers and mantras.

ABHISHEK OF NEELKANTH

Visitors will perform abhishek of the murti of Neelkanth Varni - the vernal, Hindooism type of Bhagwan Swaminarayan. This ritual bathing of the murti may be a unambiguously democratic ritual, receptive all guests.

An abhishek is most typically in the midst of prayers for would like fulfilment. 
Pramukh Hindoo Maharaj, leader of the BAPS Swaminarayan fellowship,
consecrated this murti of Neelkanth Varni in 2005.

ABHISHEK RITUAL

The abhishek ritual begins with the ligature of a sacred thread on the carpus. a short recital of Sanskritic language shlokas follows, once that every traveller or family bathes the murti of Neelkanth Varni with atiny low pot of consecrated water. throughout the shlokas and also the bathing, guests ar inspired to wish for his or her families, friends, themselves and for harmony and happiness for all.
NARAYAN SAROVAR

Since religious text times, Asian country incorporates a superb tradition of respecting rivers, lakes and stepwells. Following this tradition, a sacred water body, Narayan Sarovar, surrounds the most Akshardham mandir. Narayan Sarovar contains the holy waters of 151 rivers and lakes holy by Bhagwan Swaminarayan, together with Manasarovar, Pushkar Sarovar, Pampa Sarovar, Indradyumna Sarovar, Manikarnika steps, Prayag Triveni Sangam, stream Kshipra, Rivers Ganga and Yamuna and plenty of others. 

On the outer wall of the mandir ar 108 bronze gaumukhs, figuration 108 names of God, from that water spouts forth.

TICKETS AND TIMINGS 

Abhishek Donation:
₹ 50 per person.

Timings: 9:30am to 8:00pm.
Aarti Time: 6:30pm.
Time to See:
10 to 25 minutes
Ritual Duration:
10 to 15 minutes
Note: Deposit your shoes in a shoes-rack outside the Abhishek Mandap. Please wash your hands before you entering and maintain silence during Abhishek.


VISITOR INFORMATION SWAMINARAYAN AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE DELHI

Swaminarayan Akshardham at capital of India explores Hinduism’s values and traditions through a range of media, from an outsized format film to a multimedia system water show. . what's shared is AN informative and provoking journey through AN ancient culture’s wonderful art, values and contributions for the progress, happiness and harmony of all humans. So, betting on every visitor’s time, interests, and private quest, their Akshardham expertise becomes distinctive to them.

TIMINGS

  • Tuesday to Sunday 
    First Entry: 9:30am 
    Last Entry: 6:30pm
  • CLOSED: EVERY MONDAY

  • MANDIR

  • Darshan: 9:30am to 8:00pm
  • Arti: 10:00am and 6:00pm
  • ABHISHEK MANDAP

  • Darshan and Puja
    9:30am to 8:00pm
  • Arti: 6:30pm
  • EXHIBITIONS

  • Ticket Window
    10:00am – 5:00pm
  • WATER SHOW

  • Show: After Sunset
    (Currently 7:45pm)
  • Maha Arti: Before First Show

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