Architectural basics of the temple

Architectural Basics of the Temple

A Hindu temple is attached to different belief systems and hence it is erected keeping in mind the beliefs and convictions of the entire community of religious followers. Talking about the structure of a mandir on a general level, in India, there are majorly three styles in which these holy places are constructed. These can be differentiated as Nagara style for north Indian temples, Dravidian style for all south Indian temples, and Vesara style; a mixture of both Nagara and Dravidian style.

Though different in style, the basic essence of a Hindu temple is just the same. They all have garbha-griha or inner sanctum at their core which houses the main deity. The shrine of any Hindu temple in Delhi consists of a parikrama (circumambulation) passage, mandapas or congregation hall, and an antechamber between the inner sanctum and mandapa.  The Sanatan Dharma forms the basis of Hinduism as it directs teachings for the right conduct of a Hindu. And hence a Hindu temple is the main site where the humans and gods come together under the roof of the Hindu faith. Temple architecture is ideally a synthesis of values, ideals of dharma, and arts. And special directions are taken from Vastu Shastra and Shilpa Shastras, to get them constructed; gathering the positive energies from the universe to infuse a pious soul in them.

Shree Venkateshwar Devasthanam reflects an art of modern times with basic Dravidian style forming its back

The Hindu culture has always been the most liberal of all cultures of human existence. And in making a temple, it has extended its liberty to the architects too.  They adopt a perfect blend of different geometrical shapes and mathematical principles to present a soulful building for different devotees respecting their devotion to a particular deity. Off course, the history of a place to which the deity is believed to be from plays a key role in deciding a major part of the architecture.

Shree Venkateshwar Devasthanam, a newly founded south Indian-derived Hindu temple in Delhi has been erected recently at Najafgarh, the southwest district of Delhi. Its inspiration has been taken from the very famous pilgrimage of south India i.e. Tirupati Balaji temple. Dravidian style forms the baseline architecture for this temple and the idols of different deities including that of Lord Vishnu is made up of special granite stone obtained from south India. This provides the temple the basic essence of being an extension of the main Tirupati Balaji mandir of South India. Its beautiful and peaceful ambiance not only elevates your mood but provides your mind and body the peace where your soul gets attached to the almighty. One must pay a visit to this sacred abode of lord Venkateshwar to get the real feel of the south Indian temple. At Tirupati Balaji mandir in Delhi the prayers, rituals, and other customs are carried out in the same manner one will witness in any of the big south Indian temples.

Donation for the Lord Tirupati Balaji Temple in Najafgarh; New Delhi

The Tirupati Balaji Temple in Najafgarh asscepts donation form all the devotees in various forms (money or material).You can donate whole heartedly as per your wish. In the Tirupati Balaji Mandir of New Delhi you can donate with a credit card, bank card or by writing a cheque. You can donate from your home or while visiting the Tirupati Balaji mandir in Najafgarh near by Sai Baba Temple at New Delhi. You can donate materials to the Mandir Trust which the trust will be further donate to the needy during some utsaav at the temple. 

Devotees can also donate generously for the daily Prasadam (Bhog or daily food that is offered to the Lord Tirupati Ji)

Devotees can also take paid membership  at the Tirupati Balaji mandir in Delhi for which they can either apply online or request the Mandir Trustee for the same while visitiong the temple.

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