January 31, 2011 | |

WhereCity.com - Articles - Nipponzan Myohoji Temple

A few paces away from City Bakery, the Nipponzan Myohoji temple has an aura of serenity that is distinct from the heat, colour and aroma of a classic Hindu temple. Interestingly, the roof is architecturally similar to the shikaras or pyramidal roofs of Indian temples. The coolness of the marbled interiors complements the warmth of the sepia-coloured stone façade and endows the temple with a feeling of in-utero tranquility, akin to some of the classic marble Jain temples. Read more...

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