Temple inauguration coverage — September 2017
Inauguration conference concludes
The local Baha’i Temple in Battambang has been dedicated at a two-day conference. Video highlights from provide a glimpse of day 2 at this historic occasion.
Day 1 of Temple dedication captured in video highlights
The Temple dedication conference in Battambang was soul-stirring. Video highlights from the day’s events capture the spirit of the occasion.
"A new dawn is breaking": House of Worship inaugurated in Cambodia
Some 2,500 people gathered in the morning on 1 September 2017 at a conference to mark the historic dedication of the local Baha'i House of Worship in Battambang.
Spirit and aspirations of a people: Reflections of Temple's architect
Cambodian architect Sochet Vitou Tang sought to design a local Baha'i House of Worship in keeping with Battambang's community, way of life, and natural environment—a Temple that would evince spiritual qualities, harmonizing the material and spiritual worlds. The structure will be dedicated tomorrow, historic for being the first House of Worship of its kind in the world.
Previous articles about the Temple
Sacred symbol raised in Cambodia Temple21 August 2017
Preparations for Temple inauguration accelerate11 August 2017
Construction progresses on Cambodia Temple29 March 2017
House of Worship inspires children and youth to plant for the future8 November 2016
Cambodian Temple progress inspires collective action16 September 2016
Cambodia temple earthworks completed8 March 2016
First groundbreaking for a local House of Worship15 November 2015
Dawn unveiling for Cambodian temple design18 July 2015
Plans to build new Houses of Worship announced22 April 2012