Hindu Temples in Abu Dhabi: You must have been hearing for a long time that a huge Hindu temple is being built in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The name of this temple is Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Hindu Temple. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the temple on Wednesday. This huge Hindu temple is built on about 27 acres of land. The temple is built near Al Rahba on the Dubai-Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Highway. The work of this temple is going on since 2019. The UAE government donated the land for this temple.
How much money was this Hindu temple built?
About 700 crore rupees have been spent in the construction of this Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. This BAPS temple is the largest temple in the Bay Area. There are 3 more Hindu temples in UAE which are in Dubai. The construction of this grand Hindu temple started in the year 2019. The work on the temple was to be completed in the year 2022. But due to Corona epidemic, the construction was delayed.
PM Modi will inaugurate.
PM Modi will be on a two-day visit to the UAE from Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister will inaugurate this temple on February 14. This temple will be the largest temple in the Middle East. Very fine stone architecture can be seen in this temple. This temple is built by Indian craftsmen. These artisans are experts in traditional Hindu temple architecture.
The foundation stone was laid in 2017.
This temple in Abu Dhabi uses marble and sandstone and is carved by hand. Let us inform you that during Prime Minister Modi’s visit to UAE in 2015, Abu Dhabi allotted more than 17 acres of land for the temple project on the Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway. The temple also has seven minarets representing each emirate of the country. The foundation stone of the temple was laid by PM Modi in 2017.
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