Wooden temples instills a sense of faith and positivity in all our hearts. Wooden Temple has been a part and parcel of our homes since ages and it will remain true to the generations to come by. Aarsun Woods promotes Indian Handcrafts mostly, wooden artifacts based in Saharanpur, India. Each Wooden Temple is carefully handcrafted keeping in mind the requirements of a devotee.
The Wooden temple featured above is a state of the art temple resembling the grand Stone Temple built over the years in India. The Temple is a place where idols / deities are kept for worshiping. There has been many changes in the design as well as in the materials that are being used to make the Temples. However, to this day, Wooden Temples are the most commonly preferred. Sheesham Wood and Teak Wood are among the top.
This Wooden Temple has a single Dome at the top with linear carvings and top as Kalash Design. The same kalash designed shikhar are placed at all four corners of the top part of the Temple. A beautiful mehraab is placed just in front of the Dome with floral carvings similar to the ones at the whole temple. The Garbgriha, place where idols / deities are placed for worshiping, consists of a floral designer Mehraab in front and pillars with leaf design all over the surface. The base consists of 2 full length drawers for pooja essentials and a centered slider tray just above the drawers for placing Diya or Dhoop batti while worshiping. The whole Temple resides on four lion-leg shaped supports at the bottom.
- Very Strong: Teak wood is a hardwood obtained from broad leaved deciduous trees, and it is exceptionally strong when compared to other wood types such as Sheesham and Mango Wood. Hence, the teak wood provide strength to the Wooden Temple.
- Moisture Resistance: Teak Wood Temple has a good resistance to moisture and water.This is why it is the preferred wooden material used in Temple / Divine House / Pooja Room building for making the wooden flooring and decks. Because of this very quality, it is widely used to make Wooden Temples.
- It’s heavy: Teak wood is a very dense wood which can be considered a beneficial trait, because a very basic rule in woodworking is that the heavier and denser a wood is, the stronger it will be. In addition to this most people have a different preference towards sturdy and heavy pieces of furniture, when it comes to buying wooden temple.
- Termite Resistance: Teak wood has a natural oil content that resists termites (white ants), fungal stains, and also repels other insects that can destroy . One who has ever had termites climbing on walls all over the house, and eating all the expensive wooden temple before, will readily vouch for how important this benefit is. This termite and insect resisting quality in turn increases the life span of wooden mandir, and is the reason why Teak wood is superior compared to many other wood species in making wooden temple.
- High Dimensional Stability: Properly seasoned teak wood temple does not warp or shrink as compared to other wood materials. It is a stable material and retains its dimensions. Well-dried wood is not easily affected by climate changes.