EME Temple, Dakshinamurty Temple

EME Temple, Dakshinamurty Temple

Gujarat, Vadodara

Shrine: Lord Daskhinamurthy

EME Temple, was built by the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EME) Corps in 1966 and is dedicated to Dakshinamurti, a form of Shiva as supreme teacher. It is run by Indian Army Authorities, and incorporates holy symbols of all religions in one place. Known for its unique design, the temple attracts both tourists as well as devotees from all over the country.

Origin: Built by the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Corps in 1966

Legend

The Indian Army officials build the EME Temple as a symbol of unity and faith in God. The structure illustrates the harmony among different relegions. The 'Kalash' on the top  symbolises Hinduism and  while the domes represent Islam. The entrance of the temple signifies Jainism and the tower signifies Christianity. The Golden tip of the temple is dedicated to Buddhism.

Architecture

The temple structure is unique in concept and design and is entirely made up of aluminium sheets. Landscape inside temple is beautifully maintained by Indian Army. It has a garden featuring a rich collection of 106 ancient statues from the 6th to the 16th centuries. The EME temple houses an idol of Lord Dakshinamurthy and incorporates the symbols of all religions.

Picture Courtesy : vadodara-baroda.city

Darsan Info

Temple timings : 6.30 AM - 8.30 PM
ID proof is required for entry. Photography is strictly prohibited

Darsan Dresscode: Devotees are advised to wear clean and conservative attire.

Culture

Vadodara is known as the cultural capital of Gujarat. It is an important industrial, cultural and educational hub of West India and houses many prominent institutions of the country.

Language Spoken: Gujarati

Location and Contact

EME Rd, Fatehgunj, Vadodara, Gujarat 390002

Ways to Reach

Vadodara is well connected to other parts of the state and country by air/rail/road. The shrine is only 2kms from the airort as well as the railway station and can be reached by autos/taxis

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Climate

Place Name Jan - March April - June July - Sept Oct - Dec
Max-Temparture 27oC 30oC 29.3oC 29oC
Min-Temparture 18oC 25oC 25oC 20oC

Pooja Timing

Temple timings : 6.30 AM - 8.30 PM





  • Near Bus Stand

  • Vadodara
  • Nearby Airport

  • Vadodara
  • Nearby Railway Station

  • Vadodara
  • Taxi Stand

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