Temple in Abu Dhabi Located at Abu Mureikha, Dubai to Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Highway

Temple in Abu Dhabi

First Traditional Hindu Stone Temple In Abu Dhabi

First Traditional Hindu Stone Temple In Abu Dhabi

The temple in Abu Dhabi is a Hindu religious place of worship. The most significant part is that this temple is the first traditional Hindu stone temple in the Middle East.

HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan and the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi signed the memorandum of understanding in Presidential Palace on 10 February 2018 allocating the land to build the temple in the United Arab Emirates. BAPS (Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha) is in charge of bringing this project to fruition.

Is the temple open for worship now?

No, the temple is not ready for worship now and is planned to complete by 2020. Stay tuned for updates about Temple in Abu Dhabi

UAE already has 2 temples in Dubai.

Where is the temple in Abu Dhabi located?

The Abu Dhabi temple is located at Abu Mureikha, Abu Dhabi near Al Rahba off the Dubai-Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Highway.

Official website to know the Abu Dhabi temple construction status

Abu Dhabi temple website: https://www.mandir.ae/

When is the foundation stone laying ceremony of the first traditional Hindu Mandir in the Middle East?

20 April 2019 at the BAPS Hindu Mandir Site, Abu Mureikha, Abu Dhabi.

Who is laying the foundation stone of traditional Hindu Mandir in the UAE?

His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj

Google map of Temple in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi temple land location – https://goo.gl/maps/b7BV9LJEBtQ2

The phone number to contact officials of Temple in Abu Dhabi


What is the foundation stone laying ceremony of Abu Dhabi Hindu temple officially called?

Shilanyas Festival Abu Dhabi

Click to read more about the festival and programs of the HH Mahant Swami Maharaj in UAE from 18 to 29 April, 2019.

When is the Abu Dhabi temple opening date?

Abu Dhabi temple is planned to open in 2020.

Information Courtesy: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/uae-india-ties//First-Abu-Dhabi-Hindu-temple-to-come-up-on-55,000-square-metres-of-land-

What is the speciality of parking facilities for the temple in Abu Dhabi?

  • Abu Dhabi ram mandir will be situated on 55,000 square meters of land.
  • In addition, there are 13 acres of land for setting up parking facilities.
  • More details will be updated soon about the Abu Dhabi ram mandir
Narendra Modi, prime minister of India, unveils a model of the Middle East's first traditional Hindu stone temple in Abu Dhabi

Narendra Modi, prime minister of India, unveils a model of the Middle East’s first traditional Hindu stone temple in Abu Dhabi

Features and facilities in the Temple in Abu Dhabi

  • Visitor centre
  • Prayer halls
  • Exhibitions
  • Learning areas
  • Sports area for children
  • Thematic gardens
  • Water features
  • A food court
  • A books and gift shop
  • The Temple is constructed with Pink Sandstone shipped from Rajasthan.
    These durable stones were selected for their ability to withstand scorching summer
    temperatures of up to 50°C  as experienced in the UAE.
  • Marble stones from Europe may also be used to build the temple.
  • This temple in Abu Dhabi called as BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir will have house idols of Ayappa, Shiv Parivar, Ram Parivar, Radha Krishna and Balaji Padmavati.
  • The Temple will be hand-carved by artisans in India and assembled in UAE.

Click to know about 2 temples in Dubai – Temple in Dubai – Shiva Mandir & Krishna Mandir

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