Satsang Swaminarayan Temple

Satsang Swaminarayan Temple

learning more about Hinduism and religion thanks to a private tour through the Mandir

Location: 

Swaminarayan Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Personal highlights

  1. Mandir (temple): this was the very first temple of this sect outside of India
  2. Swaminarayan: Hindu sect (religious variation) with 11 vows (or commandments)
  3. Acharyas: equivalent of the Christian pope, but the position is inherited by the son
  4. Prive guide: getting an interesting private tour after asking to enter the temple
  5. Praying: two separate rooms of equal size for men and women to pray

Image sources

  1. Swaminarayan Mandir (Temple)
  2. Highest god of the Swaminarayan
  3. Flowers to decorate the altar
  4. Women praying in their room
  5. Equivalent of a highpriest

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