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Hindu Temple in Kampala

Location
Located on Plot 8/10 Snay Bin Amir Street close to Nakasero Market and this sand stone building was made without the use of nails and steel bars. Adorned with ornaments and symbols, it lights up with thousands of fairy lights during Diwali and other religious festivals.

The Hindu Temple (Mandir)
The Mandir is the Hindu name for the place of worship or prayer. The design of the temple quite pleasant to look at.

Unique Attractions of the Temple

The unique architecture
The Mandir is built in the unique shape in the Hindu form. The construction involves the use of only stones and bricks but without the steel bars. It also has the steps moving there meaning that as one moves from step to step, then he or she leaves behind the sin and reaches near God when holy.

The paintings and sculptures
The Hindus believe that God is within the human beings that is the high priest. There are pictures of all the Mandirs in the world, the founder of the Hindus, the god and his followers.

Symbols and signs
The Hindus have their own unique symbol that is put on their foreheads as the sign of holiness as the Christians use the cross.

Events:
The Hindus have different events that are celebrated including the 12 festivals that are celebrated every month, the Hindu celebrations take place in November every year celebrated by all the Hindus in the world and the birth days for the high priests.

Other Hindus Temples in Uganda

  • Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (BAPS), Jinja, Uganda
  • Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (BAPS), Nakivudo Place, Kampala, Uganda
  • Shri Ganapathy Temple. Entebbe, Uganda
  • Saptagiri Sri Venkateswara Aalayam, Kampala (Entebbe Road), Uganda