BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Nairobi
The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir complex in Nairobi is the focus of interest and wonder for local citizens and people visiting Nairobi. The fusion of traditional Indian wooden carving with modern technology has attracted people from all walks of life; from visiting school groups to architects; they are all marvelled by the stunning architecture and breath-taking artistry of the Mandir. The construction and architecture of the Mandir is rooted in the Vedas, in a treatise known as the Shilpa-Shastras. The Mandir exemplifies a system of construction that has been proven to withstand the test of time, thus providing a place that will continue to generate memories and experiences for posterity. Visitors to the Mandir can experience various facets of Hindu rites and rituals, as well the core philosophical concepts of the religion. It is an inspiring place to learn about the culture of India and the values and traditions associated with Hinduism.