Its

design

imitates

the

magnificent

lotus

flower.

The

temple

has

a

nine-sided

circular

shape.

It

is

made

up

of

27

“petals”,

arranged

in

three

concentric

circles.

The

outer

circle

has

nine

petals

that

face

outwards,

making

a

shelter

over

each

of

the

entrances.

The

second

ring

covers

the

outer

hall,

and

the

inner

ring

partly

encloses

the

centre

of

the

building.

The

petals

are

made

from

concrete

and

are

covered

with

white

marble.