Vadtal is a town of Gujarat also known by the name of Vadtal Swaminarayan. This place is famous for its Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, which is visited by thousands of devotees. This temple is home to three focal shrines of Lakshmi Narayan, Radha Krishna and Vasudeva. This temple was built in 3rd of November 1824 under the supervision of S.G. Brahmanand Swami. Millions of devotees have visited this temple and those who are not able to visit this temple can do live darshan of Shri Lakshmi Narayan and Shri Ranchhodraiji (Shri Krishna) from their homes with the help of Vadtal Daily Darshan Live facility provided by several websites and television channels.
History of Vadtal Temple:
The temple has been constructed in the shape of lotus and has nine domes in the internal temple. The land on which the shrine stands was granted by Joban Pagi.
He was a dacoit who was converted by Swaminarayan into a devotee. The temple was constructed in the span of fifteen months and Swaminarayan himself installed the idols of Laxminarayan Dev on 3rd of November 1824.
He mounted the idols of Laxminarayan Dev and Ranchhodraiji in the heart of the temple. In north of the temple, the idols of Dharmdev and Bhaktimata along with his own figure Harikrishna Maharaj were installed.
In the south of temple idols of Radha Krishna Dev and Harikrishna Maharaj were installed by Swaminarayan. If you are far away from this place then Vadtal Daily Live darshan is the perfect means to worship these gods from your home. The Vadtal Daily Darshan telecast will allow you to see and worship these deities from home.
Akshar Bhavan lies on the southern end of main temple. It is two storied complex with standing idols of Ghanshyam Maharaj on the first floor and in the second floor the Ghanshyam Maharaj’s idol is in the sitting position. This complex also has personal belongings of Swaminarayan.
Hari Mandap is the place on the western end of the temple, where Swaminarayan wrote Shikshapatri. On the eastern side of the town there is one mango garden. This is the place where Swaminarayan used to ignite holi and play with colors.