Top 5 largest Hindu Temples in India. India being the land of having world’s most number of hindu temples have some mega structured Temples in the world. Here we made a list about the Top 5 Largest Hindu Temples in India. Lets take a look at the top 5 largest Hindu Temples in India.
Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham complex, a Hindu mandir and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi, India is at the first position of Top 5 Largest Hindu Temples in India.
It rises 141-foot (43 m) high, spans 316-foot (96 m) wide, and extends 356-foot (109 m) long. It is entirely constructed from Rajasthani pink sandstone and Italian Carrara marble. Based on traditional Hindu architectural guidelines (Shilpa shastras) on maximum temple life span, it makes no use of ferrous metal. Thus, it has no support from steel or concrete.
The mandir also consists of 234 ornately carved pillars, nine domes, and 20,000 murtis of sadhus, devotees, and acharyas. It contains 148 life sized elephants in total weighing a total of 3000 tons.