Saturday, April 01, 2006

Visit to Chittaranjan Park Kali temple

Chittaranjan Kali Bari Pictures from my recent trip to Delhi

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Thursday, March 30, 2006

Akshardham Temple, New Delhi

With more than ample time to spare and running out of places to visit, I decided to include the much talked about, newest attraction of Delhi, Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple.
With this is mind, hoped into an auto after taking a metro ride to Connaught Place, and it faithfully landed me right at the doorstep of the huge 'Temple Campus'.
Working in Hitech City this is the easiest similie that came to my mind, need not be the best or the most appropriate. The Temple compound was almost immeasurably huge, much larger than the Infosys People Factories constructed across the country.
The first thing that crosses one's mind or rather that should cross the mind is the name of the mandir, Akshardham. The very sound of it preposes great meaning to the planary of nomenclature. Akshardham means the eternal, divine abode of the supreme God, the abode of eternal values and virtues of Akshar as defined in the Vedas and Upanishads where divine bhakti, purity and peace forever pervades.

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