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Europe’s 1st Traditional Hindu Temple

Welcome to BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. Popularly known as the ‘Neasden Temple’, it is a sanctuary of vibrant Hindu worship in north-west London.

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Wooden Cultural Centre

The Haveli adjacent to the stone temple is fashioned from harvested Burmese teak and English oak with exquisite traditional craftsmanship and environmentally friendly features.

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Living Place of Worship

The Mandir’s daily ceremonies, weekly assemblies and year-round festivals are dedicated to the worship of Bhagwan Swaminarayan and the ancient practice of the Hindu faith.

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Understanding Hinduism

Situated on the lower floor of the Mandir, the exhibition presents the values and wisdom of the world’s oldest living religion through 3D displays and traditional craftwork.

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Open to All

The Mandir is open to people of all faiths and backgrounds, all year round. Entry is free.

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Daily Murti Darshan
the Mandir

Popularly known as the 'Neasden Temple’, the Mandir is a traditional place of Hindu worship designed and constructed entirely according to ancient Vedic architectural texts – using no structural steel whatsoever.