BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha®
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir - Houston
1150 Brand Lane, Stafford, TX 77477 | 281.765.2277
The exhibition describes the glory and greatness of Hinduism and the significant contributions by India in all fields. The public can see the universality of Hinduism, discover the Origins of Hinduism, understand the Hindu People and their Beliefs, marvel at India's Contributions to science and mathematics, experience the Continuity of Hinduism, and enjoy the Peace offered by a traditional Hindu Mandir. The ancient wisdom is presented through appealing visual effects, paintings, tableaux and traditional craftwork. It represents India's contributions in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, medicine, education and religion. The illustrious heroes of faith and culture such as Nachiketa, Shravan, Rantiedeva Sita, and many more reflect the core of Hindu ethics and culture.
'Understanding Hinduism' is a well researched presentation of facts, figures and information. For a novice or the scholar the exhibition is simulating and enlightening.
Hinduism's broad-mindedness has encouraged a high level of social and scientific advancement in almost ever field. In a pavilion of peace, the array of visual effects has brought Hinduism to the doorstep of the West who can now appreciate what lofty ideals Hinduism stands for; what it has given in science, medicine and arts, and what is being contributed now to carve a better world for all.
The exhibition is divided into five parts:
- Glorious India
- Introduction to Hinduism
- India’s contributions to the world
- Introduction to the Swaminarayan Sampraday
- About BAPS
Open Daily: 7:30 am - 8:45 pm
* The Video Presentation explains how the Mandir was built, and traces the various stages of construction and how the Murtis were installed. The significance of the Mandir is explained together with a brief on the various activities that take within the Mandir.
** Please note: Entry to the Mandir and Sabha (assembly) Hall is free of charge.