BAPS Temples

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Timings, History

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Visiting and Tour Timings

Enjoy the Architecture and Beauty of the Temple from 7:30 AM to 8:30 PM.

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Murti Darshan Timings:

Darshan is the ritual to see the sacred images installed in the mandir
The worship of God by believing in his presence in a sacred image is considered one of the main aids to spiritual realization in Hinduism.
7: 30 AM to 10:15 AM
11:15 AM to 12:00 Noon
4:00 PM to 6:15 PM
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Darshan closed from 10.15 AM to 11.15 AM and 6.15 PM to 7.00 PM.

Daily Arti Ritual:

Mangla Arti 6.00 AM
Shangar Arti 7:30 AM
Rajbhog Arti 11:15 AM
Sandhya Art 7:00 PM
Shayan Arti 8.00 PM

Weekly Assemblies:(Sunday)

Bal Sabha 5.00 PM – 6:30 PM
Balika Sabha 5.00 PM – 6:30 PM
Kishore Sabha 5.00 PM – 6:30 PM
Kishori Sabha 5.00 PM – 6:30 PM
Satsang Sabha 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Book Stall Timings:

Morning: 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
Evening: 4.00 PM to 7.30 PM

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Significance:

Bhagwan Swaminarayan first came to Amdavad as Nilkanth Varni in 1799 and stayed at Lake Kankaria. He visited the city many times, often celebrating the Fuldol festival here. He often bathed in the Sabarmati river, passing by a fruit orchard in the area known as Shahibaug. Lord Swaminarayan built the first mandir of Swaminarayan in the Kalupur area of Amdavad in 1822, installing the images of Nara and Narayan.

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir History:

Bhagwan Swaminarayan gave darshan to a devotee, Ashabhai, that a true upasana mandir would soon sprout in Amdavad. It was also Shastriji Maharaj’s desire to build a Temple of Akshar Purushottam in Amdavad. To this end, an old bungalow was purchased in the Shahibaug area, the fruit orchard that had been sanctified by Lord Swaminarayan. The bungalow became a small mandir of Hari and a small image of Lalji Maharaj was installed. On this site, Yogiji Maharaj later built a mandir of 5 towers and fulfilled the wish of his guru.

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Murtis:

Bhagwan Swaminarayan, Aksharbrahman Gunatitanand Swami and Shri Gopalanand Swami
Shri Ghanshyam Maharaj
Shri Harikrishna Maharaj
Shri Radha-Krishna Dev
Shri Hanumanji
Shri Ganeshji
Brahmaswarup Bhagatji Maharaj
Brahmaswarup Shastriji Maharaj
Brahmaswarup Yogiji Maharaj
Pragat Brahmaswarup Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Dress Code:

All clothing should cover the shoulders and knees. (Wraps provided) Leave all belongings / backpacks in your vehicle.

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Shoes:

Please remove all footwear before entering Mandir’s compound. (Shelves of shoes provided inside the complex).

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Photography & Videography:

The photograph or video for personal use may be taken from the ground outside the Mandir only. We ask visitors to help us preserve the sanctity of the Mandir by not taking any picture or video in the Mandir. Please note that photography or video shooting inside the mandir is strictly forbidden. No photography or professional photo shoot is allowed with photographic equipment.

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Food & Drink:

Please refrain from eating, drinking, chewing gum or feeding the baby in the Mandir. Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the complex.

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Mobile Phones:

Cell phones must be switched off before entering the Mandir compound.

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Smoking:

Smoking, alcohol, drugs and tobacco products are banned throughout the complex.

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Pets:

Pets are not allowed inside the complex. (Authorized service dogs in most areas, except sacred spaces used for prayer and meditation).

Ahmedabad BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Address:

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Shahibaug Road
Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380004 India
Tel: +91-79-2562-5151
Fax: +91-79-2562-4405
E-mail: [email protected]

Distance from Airport:

5 Kilometers- Daily flights to & from Mumbai, Delhi and other cities.
Distance from Railway Station:
4 Kilometers – Daily trains to & from Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, Vadodara and other cities.
Distance from Bus Station:
6 Kilometers- Regular services to & from Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, Vadodara and other cities.

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