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Swaminarayan Mandir, Atlanta

Address : BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir 460 Rockbridge Road NW Lilburn, GA 30047

 
Contact :

678.906.2277


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Swami narayan Mandir



Description :

Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta is also known as Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS). BAPS is a social spiritual organization which is Economic and Social Council of United Nations. BAPS is dedicated to the community service, Peace and harmony which have Hindu principles caring families, individuals and the societies. Baps runs under the guidance and leadership of His Divine Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj.

Swami narayan Mandir of Atlanta is the 6th BAPS, the temple is built with traditional Hindu stone outside of India. The temple is built in 30 acres of land i.e. 32,000 square foot and it is also the largest Hindu temple built outside India. BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir is open to the public.

The tower of Swami narayan Mandir is made of hand carved stone which is of 75 feet and the tallest building in Lilburn, Atlanta, Georgia. The 34,450 piece stone marvel was put together by 900 volunteers and 1300 craftsmen which dominates the intersection of Rockbridge Road and Lawrenceville Highway.

The marble used to build Swami narayan Mandir was shipped to the craftsmen in India. 4,500 tons of Italian Carrara Marble, 4,300 tons of Turkish Limestone and 3,500 tons of Indian Pink Sandstone were shipped from India to United States to build the temple.

Swami narayan Mandir BAPS Atlanta is the largest temple in North America which was build at an estimated cost of $19 million.

The spiritual guru of the organization His Divine Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj has come to Lilburn in 2004, who has blessed the first foundation stones.

BAPS Swami narayan Mandir of Atlanta BAPS was inaugurated in the year 2007, which has utilized 1.3 million volunteer hours.

Timings of Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta:
Mandir is open daily from:
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

the sacred shrines in the temple are open daily from:
9:00 am - 10:30 am
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Directions to Travel from South to Swami narayan Mandir Atlanta
Take I-85 North
And exit 99 to Jimmy Carter Blvd.
Turn right on the exit to Jimmy Carter Blvd
keep going straight for about 2 miles
Turn to the left onto Rockbridge Road
Go about 1.5 miles
The Mandir is on the Left hand side.


Directions to Travel from North to BAPS
Take I-85 South
And exit 99 to Jimmy Carter Blvd
Turn left on the exit to Jimmy Carter Blvd
keep going straight for about 2 miles
Turn to the left onto Rockbridge Road
Go about 1.5 miles
The Mandir is on the Left hand side.


Activities at Swami narayan Mandir Atlanta:

The Mandir offers a wide range of activities for all ages which are weekly sabhas, Gujarati classes to educate Hindu culture to the children, Traditional dances, Bajans and seminars.

Side angle of Saminarayan Mandir

photos of the mandir

BAPS Atlanta

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir