The Lotus Temple is one of the most famous and most popular buildings in India. However it was only inaugurated in 1986. The temple lies south of New Delhi and has a unique and impressive design in the shape of a lotus flower, India’s symbol for peace, purity, love and immortality.
The Lotus Temple is the pride of the Bahá’i community; a faith that welcomes people from every religion. The main conviction of the more than 5 million Bahá’i followers is the unity of God, religion and humanity. This has a unique effect: people from every country and every religion are drawn to the temple. Every day, the beautiful building draws thousands of tourists and followers.