Skantha Shasti on 24th Oct 2009: BHCT celebrated Skantha Shasti for 7 days from 17th Oct to 24th 2009. Abishekam, Purappadu, Soora Samharam, Valli Kalyanam were part of this celebration.
Committee Members during Kumbhabhishekam: BHCT had several committee members, those who worked very hard from the beginning of the temple project until the Kumbhabhishekam. Since the project take long time, some of them migrated to some other countires (or) left to India. This album consisting of all members those who were in the committee during this long period.

It should be noted that Mr.Hemantkumar Patel, Late Raju Parameswaran, Mr. J.D.Sharma, Mr.K.C. Jain, Mr.P.Srinivasan, Mrs.Anu V Sulu were served in the committee but their photos were not available.


Architecture: BHCT Temple is built based on Indian Architecture. Mr. Muthiah Sthapathi designed the temple plans and around 20 artisans came from India with Shri.Valasingham as Chief architect to build this temple. The original drawings of the Balaji Temple were altered to include other deities Viz., Ayyappa, Muruga, Siva, and Vaishnodevi. Embellishing the Temple, in the traditional architectural style found in the Temples in the southern parts of India, to reflect the beauty of this tradition which is prevalent for well over a millennium in the Temples in India. Now everyone in Botswana wonders about the marvelous architecture.
President's Visit: Botswana's Then President Mr.Festus Mogae visited our temple as part of Opening Ceremony (Kumbhabhishekam). He admired the architecture beauty of the temple and appreciated BHCT for making such a historic icon in Botswana.