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Baha'i Lotus Temple
Monkey Hijinks
Baha'i Lotus Temple
Monkey Hijinks
Baha'i Lotus Temple
Delhi is brimming with temples, but the unique architecture of the Baha'i House of Worship blossoms above the rest. The temple resembles a lotus flower with 27 marble petals that shelter a central hall that can accommodate 2,500 worshipers. Many believe the land surrounding the site has an increased energy that raises self-awareness and vibrational frequency. Though not scientifically proven, I did feel a shift after spending 15 minutes of silence in the hall. The temple receives an average of 10,000 visitors each day, so be prepared to share the sacred experience. Note: Closed on Mondays.
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Monkey Hijinks
Travelers to India soon learn to keep an eye out for monkeys. They are adept at pickpocketing, purse snatching, and other kinds of mischief. I couldn't resist taking this photo outside of a temple near Delhi, before chasing the little trouble-makers away.
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