The BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha is rooted in Indian culture and embraces the notion that Indians do not simply live life, they celebrate it. As part of that lifelong celebration, the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha honors the rich culture and heritage of India through various initiatives. Mega Cultural Festivals, Mandirs, and Cultural Complexes illustrate architectural wonders that breathe the spirit of Indian culture. Organized India Tours for youths living abroad rediscover Indian heritage. Lessons on ethnic cuisine, language, and the performing arts provide an environment for people of all ages to connect with their cultural identity.
The Swaminarayan Akshardham Cultural Complexes in Delhi and Gandhinagar delicately balance the need for information and technology with ancient techniques and serve as a source of pride and inspiration to Indians around the world. They invite you to a wholesome experience of Indian culture and heritage: renowned arts and architecture; fine, traditional cuisine; intriguing history and facts; intoxicating sights and sounds of festivals; inspiring tales of courage, progress, and wisdom; and timeless spirituality—all presented with state-of-the-art audio-animatronics, lush green gardens, and inviting smiles. The Swaminarayan Akshardham Cultural Complexes are beacons of Indian heritage. They perfectly harmonize education and emotional appeal, making for an informative and enjoyable experience. BAPS continues to provide avenues for millions of people to experience the splendor of Indian culture. For more about BAPS' contributions towards culture and heritage preservation, please visit the 'Culture and Heritage' section.