Shri Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Mandir - Harid
#18 of 22 Places to Visit in Vadodara
Distance (From Vadodara Junction): 13 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: At Sokhada
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 13 km from Vadodara Railway Station, Shri Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Mandir is a holy temple situated at Sokhada in the outskirts of Vadodara. It is one of the beautiful temples in the region and among the best place to visit in Vadodara.
Popularly called as Haridham Mandir, this beautiful temple is having marble idols of Lord Swaminarayan and his disciples. Established on the principles of 'Vasudhaiv Kutambakam', the Haridham Mandir redefines the idea of religion, spirituality and our curious nature to seek the divine power and spread love and joy. Spread over a huge area, the temple is open to people of all caste, faith, and religion. The marble work with beautiful inlay work seen all across the floor compliments the grand design of the temple and is one of its highlights.
The interior of the temple has an exquisitely carved wooden ceiling that is worked seamlessly to form the frame of the idols in the temple. One can go for a walk and can have glimpses of its architecture, detailed carvings seen all around the temple and the stunning marble and granite construction. With clean and well maintained campus, there is an ample space for chanting & meditation. Sabha hall & central A/C hall for meditation takes you into a different divine world of spirituality. Also, one can have lunch, dinner and breakfast at free of cost.
Timings: 6 AM - 1 PM & 4 PM - 10 PM