Baha’i Temple in Uganda | Bahai Temple in Africa
The Baha’i temple is also referred to as Marshriqui I-Adhkar which means the ‘drawing place of the praise God’. The Baha’i temple Uganda is only one built in Africa that is why it’s historically referred to it as the “Mother Temple of Africa” and it’s among the nine Baha’i temples in the world. It was constructed in 1958 and 1961 on along Gayaza road on Kakaayi hill which is about three miles away from Kampala capital city. It is one of the historic and cultural Archectural master pieces building which was built about 50years ago in honor of the Baha’i faith in Africa. It is situated on 52 acres of land; it stands on an elevation of about 130 feet and has a diameter of about 44 feet.
The Baha’i building is a unique Archectural structure which is home to a lot of unique wonders that a lot of travelers would love to explore while on their safari to pearl of Africa. The temple was constructed because of the Baha’i faith which was believed to bring oneness of humanity, oneness in God as well as oneness of religion. Baha’i believed in the need to bring many people to unity, it believed in unifying the vision of what nature peaks to about humanity as well as transforming the future generation.
The Baha’i people worship via meditation and prayer, they do a lot of devotional gatherings as well as performing an active duties and services with in the communities. They have three mandatory prayers which they recite every day as they were given by Baha’u’llah, they use Baha’i scriptures to have guidance on the importance of prayer and use various prayers for various purposes and cause. Therefore, whatever service they offer, they do it according to the Baha’i teaching which is another way of worship God and unifying humanity.
If travelers are interested in having prayers at Baha’i temple, it is important to note that there is no cost of prayer when you choose to tour the Baha’i temple in Kampala, however your will not be allowed to take photos with in the temple, photos are only allowed to take photos from outside the temple. Don’t forget that the sight of Baha’i temple in Uganda is extremely exciting and enticing thus it’s worthy a visit on a Ugandan safari. Besides the Baha’i temple in Uganda, there are other Baha’i temples in the world to make the number of nine such as the Baha’i house of worship in Samoa, the Baha’i house of worship in north America, the Baha’i house of worship in India, the Baha’i house of worship in Australia, the Baha’i house of worship in Panama, the Baha’i house of worship in Germany among many others.
The great insight that we offer when you visit the Bahati temple of Uganda in Kampala, is that you get a chance to enjoy bird watching experience with in the place, you will enjoy viewing the beautiful Archectural magical artwork of the temple, and there will be great opportunity to explore other tourist’s attractions with in the city.
The Baha’i temple is on a beautiful park that has amazing trees species, a green carpet ground that has clear and clean routes leading to the dome of the temple. The park’s environment of Baha’i temple is great destination for couples to enjoy an ample time, relaxing, it has offers enough for space for parties and picnics.
How to get to Baha’i temple in Africa.
The Baha’i temple of Africa is situated on in north Kampala about three miles along Gayaza road in central Uganda. The place can be accessed by road transport from Entebbe airport international airport and its about 46.5 kilometers via Entebbe express high way and it takes about an hour or even less to arrive at Baha’i temple.
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