The Lotus Temple, set in national capital, India, could be a Bahá'í House of Worship completed in 1986. Notable for its flowerlike form, it is the Mother Temple of the Indian landmass and has become a distinguished attraction within the town. The Lotus Temple has won varied subject field awards and been featured in many newspaper and magazine articles. Like all Bahá'í homes of Worship, the Lotus Temple is receptive all, notwithstanding faith or the other qualification.
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The building consists of twenty seven free-standing marble-clad "petals" organized in clusters of 3 to make 9 sides, with 9 doors gap onto a central hall with height of slightly over forty metres and a capability of two,500 people. A 2001 CNN report named it because the most visited building within the world.Like all different Bahá'í homes of Worship, the Lotus Temple is receptive all, notwithstanding faith, or the other distinction, as emphatic in Bahá'í texts. The Bahá'í laws emphasise that the spirit of the House of Worship be that it's a resort wherever individuals of all religions could worship God while not denominational restrictions.
The Bahá'í laws conjointly stipulate that not solely the holy scriptures of the Bahá'í religion however conjointly those of different religions will be browse and/or musical within the House of Worship notwithstanding language; whereas readings and prayers will be set to music by choirs, no musical instruments will be compete within. moreover, no sermons will be delivered, and there will be no practice ceremonies practiced.