July 16, 2024

Inauguration of Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi

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India’s Modi Inaugurates Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi

India’s Modi Inaugurates Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, marking a historic moment for the Indian community in the United Arab Emirates.

The temple, known as the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, is the first traditional Hindu stone temple in the Middle East and has been constructed according to ancient Hindu architectural principles.

During the inauguration ceremony, Prime Minister Modi spoke about the significance of the temple in promoting peace and harmony among different communities. He praised the UAE government for its support in building the temple and fostering a spirit of inclusivity.

The temple is expected to become a cultural and religious landmark in the region, attracting Hindu devotees from across the UAE and beyond.

Modi’s visit to Abu Dhabi and the inauguration of the temple underscore the close ties between India and the UAE, as well as the growing influence of the Indian community in the Gulf region.

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