These large white petals of the Lotus Temple in Delhi are made of marble imported from
Greece, as the local Indian marble proved too heavy for this kind of
It has a height of 34.27 metres, is 70 metres
wide, and officially opened on 24 December 1986.
belongs to a
that teaches the essential worth of all religions and
the unity and equality of all people.
hence not dedicated to one single religion, but instead
it invites people of all faiths to come in and pray. Its design
occurs also in
Wat Pah Dong Rai