The Lotus Temple, located in Delhi, India, is a Baháʼí House of Worship that was opened in December 1986. According to Shoghi Effendi, a Bahá'í temple is a “silent teacher” of the Bahá'í faith. Shoghí Effendi was the grandson and successor of ʻAbdu'l-Bahá, appointed to the role of Guardian of the Baháʼí Faith from 1921 until his death in 1957.

Notable for its flowerlike shape, it has become a prominent attraction in the city. The building is composed of 27 free-standing marble-clad "petals" arranged in clusters of three to form nine sides, with nine doors opening onto a central hall with a height of slightly over 34 meters (approx.111 ft) and a capacity of 2,500 people.

The Baháʼí Faith teaches that a Baháʼí House of Worship should be a place for people of all religions to gather, reflect, and worship. Anyone may enter the Lotus Temple irrespective of religious background, sex, or other distinctions, as is the case with all Baháʼí houses of worship. The sacred writings of not only the Baháʼí faith but also other religions can be read and/or chanted, regardless of language here.

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