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Day 3: Akshardham

Day 3 takes us to Akshardham, a Swaminarayan temple in Delhi, India. Swaminarayan’s follow a sect of Swaminarayan Hinduism, a form of Vaishnavism (or Vishnu worship). Akshardham is set on a 100 acre campus and serves as an education center and temple for India’s Vishnu worshippers and other guests. Our visit took place on a […]

Day 2: Gurdwara/Service

Monday, our second full day in Delhi, was a day for visiting sacred spaces. We spent some time in the morning preparing for our visits by talking about our own sacred spaces, and then we went to two of the great places of worship in Delhi–the Gurudwara, a Sikh Temple, and the Jama Masjid, the […]