|Creator:||Pramukh Swami Maharaj|
A special light and sound show is organized for the visitors here. The show depicts the glorious past of Sanatan Dharam. Millions of visitors come to Akshardham Temple of Gujarat every year and enlighten themselves with Hindu philosophy. They learn a lesson of universal brotherhood and unity and pledge to follow the teachings of Hinduism in their daily life. Apart from this there are a number of other worth-seeing places in the temple compound.
Sahajanand Van is a garden around the temple. It has a lake, a waterfall, a children’s park, rides and games and an herbal garden. You can enjoy and relax here. It also contains a marble statue of Lord Swaminarayan.
There are three halls in the temple premises and exhibitions are held here from time to time.
- Hall 1: Sahajanand
This hall exhibits the life history of Lord Swaminarayan, via imaginative settings and shows.
- Hall 2: Sat-Chit-Anand
This hall is used to present an IMAX large format film named ‘Mystic India’. It is an epic on the history of India. It also elaborates on the journey of the Lord to various places since childhood.
- Hall 3: Nityanand
The message of Upanishads, Ramayana and Mahabharata is given to the people, via wall paintings and figures. There are even exhibitions on the ancient Indian era and world religions.