EME Temple Baroda
The EME temple in Vadodara is a major attraction for both tourist and devotees. The EME Temple also known as “Dakshinamurty Temple” is a Shiva Temple by Indian Army Authorities in Vadodara city. Dakshinamurti is another name for Shiva as an ultimate teacher.
The EME Temple is very unique and eye-catching in concept & design, built by the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EME) corps entirely out of aluminum sheets. This is uncommonly modern-looking temple, however, built with holy symbols from various religions. The five main religions in India are represented by different symbols in the structure and design of EME Temple.
The ‘kalash‘ on the top of the dome symbolizes Hinduism.
The ‘dome‘ stands for Islam.
The ‘tower‘ represents Christianity.
The ‘golden-structure‘ above the tower represents Buddhism.
The ‘entrance‘ of the temple stands for Jainism.
The EME temple houses an idol of Lord Dakshinamurthi. The idol faces the south and is believed to impart his teachings to the world, facing that direction. The whole place is surrounded by acres of lush green peaceful environment drives you through a true holistic experience.
EME This temple is a major attraction for both tourist and devotees. It is open from 6:30am-8:30pm