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Hindu Temple in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai one among the seven kingdoms in United Arab Emirates, an Arab and Muslim country, is well known for its religious tolerance. A large portion of migrant workers from India and Sri Lanka to UAE practice Hinduism. There is a Hindu Temple Complex at the Bur Dubai creek near the DubaiMuseum which caters to the needs of Hindus. The temple complex houses the Lord Shiva and KrishnaTemples.
There is a large queue during weekends and holidays at the small temple complex. Devotees have to wait for long period to get darshan. The shrines are dedicated to Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva.
The Hindu Temple Complex at the Bur Dubai creek is the single temple in UAE for thousands of Hindus in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah and Ras Al-Khaimah – the seven kingdoms which form United Arab Emirates.
Interestingly, the temple sits next to a Mosque in the busy Bur Dubai area.

Timing - 6:00 AM to 1 PM; Evening prayers - 4.30 PM to 10 PM.

Anandmurti Gurumaa Quotes

All that you desire is right there within you, it is with you but you don't have that will to seek. The work of sages is not to give you knowledge; the work of mystics is to light that fire within, to inculcate a longing, a feeling of restlessness inside you.
The day you stop seeking for the happiness in the outside world that is the day when you become truly contented.
Who is the master: you or your mind? Can you put your mind in OFF mode? Can you make your mind silent whenever and wherever you want? If NO, then mind has more power than you, then mind is the master and you are just an ordinary person, not even a seeker yet. To a seeker mind is a tool to analyze, to remember, to understand, to think. But when he doesn’t want to do any of this then he simply put the mind in silent mode. If you can’t do this then you don’t know how to detach yourself from the mind.
Books give you information with which you load your mind. Similarly, just by reading scriptures and other writings, yo…