Category Archives: New Delhi

Lotus Temple – New Delhi’s Baha’i House of Worship


The Lotus Temple in the Indian capital of New Delhi gets its name from its shape which resembles the aquatic flower. It is a House of Worship for the Baha’i faith which combines elements from nearly all major religions. Built in 1986, the temple is just one of eight major continental Baha’i Houses of Worship and is considered the Mother Temple in India. The Lotus Temple was designed by renowned Iranian architect Fariborz Sahba and …

Durga Puja Celebration in New Delhi


In a land of many societies, religions and cultures, a vibrant land of colour and music, the many festivals in India are celebrated with much fervour and the whole subcontinent puts on a festive air and brings together family and friends to rejoice and enjoy the many festivals. Cities are drenched in colour and beautiful songs are played in every street corner, houses are painted and new clothes are bought and there is none no …

In Tune with the Inner Self – Garden of Five Senses – A Place to Awaken Your Senses


A unique answer to the need of a public space for the people of Delhi to meet and relax, the Garden of Five Senses is a 20 acre space conceived to provide a series of attractions to appeal to all the senses and to provide a respite from the daily grind of their lives. The garden is also the venue for a series of cultural and other festivals throughout the year during the different seasons …