Friday, December 26, 2008

Beautiful Temples Around The World

Vishnu Temple of Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, India.

Somnath Temple, India

Wat Rong Khun, Thailand

Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and Bayon

The Swaminarayan temple is a very beautiful temple, full of intricately hand carved- marble imported from India. Using no nails nor steel, the temple is just held together with the sheer force of gravity like a jigsaw puzzle.

The Swaminarayan Temple in Toronto.

The Bahá'í House of Worship is a very recent architectural marvel of the Bahá’í faith, located in Kalkaji, south of Delhi. Shaped like a half opened Lotus flower, this temple is made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand. It is open to all faiths and is an ideal place for meditation and obtaining peace and tranquility

Lotus Temple, Delhi, India.

The Marble temple, in Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of the most beautiful temples of Bangkok and therefore one of the tourist attractions. It was designed by Prince Naris.

The Marble Temple of Bangkok, Thailand.

The Temple of Heaven, surely one of the most beautiful temples in China

The Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara is one of the most sacred worshipping places of the Buddhists of Sri Lanka since it is a site made hallowed by the visit of Lord Buddha. In the past Kelaniya itself was a large city and the Kelani Raja Maha Viharaya was one of the largest and one of the most beautiful temples of Sri Lanka.

The Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara

This is Rajasthan famous nakoda jain temple near jodhpur city in Rajashan

Cambodian Buddhist Temple