All you need to know about the Swaminarayan temple Nagpur

If you are planning a trip to Maharashtra, this should be on your list. Swaminarayan Temple Nagpur is an important monument and centre for devotees from all over the world. The first thing that you will notice upon reaching is the architectural brilliance of the structure. The main temple is surrounded by gardens and the greenery will make you feel the serenity of the place. Make sure to check in one of the best hotels in Nagpur for enhancing your experience of the trip to the holy temple. 


The Swaminarayan Temple in Nagpur is also known as the Akshardham Temple. Inaugurated on 7th October 2013, this is the 750th temple dedicated to Laxmi and Narayan, in India. It is one of the largest temples in the country and was constructed within a span of fifteen months under the guidance and supervision of Brahmananda Swami. The idols of the Gods are sculpted from marble. Apart from the idols of Laxmi and Narayan, the premises also have Sita-Ram, Shiva-Parvati, Balaji and Shrinath. Apart from the main building of the temple, the Swaminarayan Temple complex has a kitchen, Yatri Niwas, Sadhu Sadan, a children’s play area, a parking lot and a restaurant.


The best time to visit Nagpur and the BAPS Swaminarayan Temple is between the months of October and March. The weather is cool during the onset of winter and chilly during the months of December and January, making it the perfect time to take a round of the Swaminarayan temple. 


One doesn’t need to pay any entry fee to go inside the temple premises. The timings for the Swaminarayan Temple Nagpur are from 8 am to 12 noon and in the evening, from 4 pm to 8:30 pm. If you want to go for a Darshan, the timings are a bit different. In the morning you can visit from 7:30 am to 10:30 am and again from 11:15 am to 12 noon. In the second half of the day, the timings for Darshan are from 4 pm to 6:30 pm and from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.


If you want to visit during the time of the Aarti, here are the timings -


Mangla Aarti - 6:00 am

Shangar Aarti - 7:30 am

Rajbhog Aarti - 11:15 am

Sandhya Aarti - 7:00 pm

Shayan Aarti - 8:30 pm

While in Nagpur, make sure you choose the best hotel for a comfortable and hassle-free stay. Book your room now at the Regenta Central Nagpur today!

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