MANDIR An Embodiment of Positive Energy Image Credit: Insite
MANDIR An Embodiment of Positive Energy Image Credit: Insite

Mandir- An Embodiment of Positive Energy

Flip through the pages of history and you will learn that the ancient homes were built of solid bricks or mud. People only ensured that peace; harmony and prosperity dwelt amid them.

Mandviwala Qutub and Associates

A temple is a manifestation of a heavenly abode for the disciples across the globe to pray or worship in order to ward off the evils and attain prosperity in life. Most people go to the temples routinely and some go at the time of a Hindu festival. The temple is strategically built on the most magnetically positive part of a plot. The motive is that besides worshiping the deity, people visit the temple to ward off their own negative energy and imbibe the positive energy. ‘The temple is an embodiment of positive energy‘ is our key concept for the design of the project. Architecturally a temple has four main elements, namely Garbh Griha (where the deity is housed), the Parikrama path (circumambulatory path around the Garbh Griha), the Shikhara (the topmost tower presiding over the Garbh Griha) and a porch.

The basic form of the temple is derived by evolving the warm gesture of Namaste; the gesture that is made by the disciple to pay respect to the God/ Goddess before him. Namaste essentially means (not mine); in a way, it is an act of surrendering oneself to the Divine. The form is attained with a perforated screen placed on all four sides of the shrine to form a Shikhara further emphasizing on its prominence. The Garbh Griha

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