Mandirs

Some articles on mandirs:

Shikharbaddha Mandirs and The Swaminarayan Tradition
... In the Swaminarayan tradition, “the construction of mandirs has remained an important means of expressing and promoting Swaminarayan ‘’upasana ... Then, as families needed to congregate, they built hari mandirs, typically simple buildings often converted from a warehouse or something similar, and which housed simplified rituals that did not ... devotees grew in size and could bear the expense, the devotees built shikharbaddha mandirs as expressions of their devotion the first six such shikharbadhha mandirs were built by Bhagwan Swaminarayan himself ...
Jay Sadguru Swami
... Sadguru Swami or the Swaminarayan Arti is the arti sung in all Swaminarayan mandirs ... In Shikharband Mandirs, aarti is performed five times a day ... In Dev Mandirs or Hari Mandirs arti is performed in the morning and evening only ...
Swaminarayan Sampraday - Temples
... the framework of the holy fellowship (Satsang), Swaminarayan constructed stone mandirs, buttressing Upasana – worshipping God, and devotion towards the ... This emphasis on devotion culminated in the building of mandirs, which served as permanent places of worship, centres for religious gathering, instruction, the study of Sanskrit ... In a span of six years, from 1822 till 1828, Swaminarayan sanctioned the construction of nine mandirs in Gujarat Ahmedabad, Mooli, Bhuj, Vadtal, Jetalpur, Dholera, Dholka, Junagadh and Gadhada ...