Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Neasden Temple) Reviews
Description:The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is a Hindu temple in Neasden, in the London Borough of Brent in north-west London. It ... more
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Neasden Temple) ... was Europe's first traditional Hindu temple (as distinct from converted secular buildings), and according to Guinness Book of World Records it is believed to be the largest outside India, although this distinction may now be taken by the Balaji Temple in Tividale, West Midlands.
Newest Review: ... of the Temple, that led us into an open are that contained areas for depositing shoes and coats, doors to the toilets, a reception area, an area for sitting (an open space on the carpet) and a small shop selling products to do with the faith such as stickers and pictures of various Gods, books on the faith and on various Indian languages, trinkets, incense and key rings. Perusing around the ... more
Customer Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Neasden Temple) Reviews (2)
by - written on 29/01/10 (Very useful, 224 readings)
BACKGROUND The Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is the largest Hindu temple outside of India. This fact alone made me want to go and see it. It was completed in 1995 and was funded entirely by the Hindu community. I was taken by my Hindu friend, who lived in the area and regularly attended the temple. The temple is in Neasden, a rather run down area of northwest London. To get there you have to either get the bus or walk there from a nearby station. This is a nice way to get to the Temple as suddenly, out of the gloomy, grey Neasden streets, rises a stunning, white marble building. THE TEMPLE FROM THE OUTSIDE AND THE ADJOINING BUILDING From the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 21/04/01, updated on 15/04/13 (Very useful, 651 readings)
Some years ago I read a newspaper article about a Hindu temple (Mandir) in a suburb of London. It is the greatest outside India, and it is made of white marble. The description was so enticing that I knew at once: I had to go and see it. It so happens that for some years I've only been to London when I organize an educational trip for my German A level students who have chosen English as their main subject. I had to decide whether I wanted to go to the Mandir alone in my spare time or whether I wanted to include the visit into our sightseeing programme. I did the latter, because multicultural Britain is one of the subjects of our curriculum. It was a great ... Read the complete review
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