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Defending NBA Champion Aaron Gordon Finds Inspiration at BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham

Wednesday September 20, 2023

On September 20, 2023, the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham in Robbinsville, New Jersey, had the privilege of hosting Aaron Gordon, a renowned NBA player and the defending NBA champion. Gordon’s visit to Akshardham provided a unique perspective on spirituality, unity, and culture.

Akshardham is an eternal place of peace and inspiration as envisioned by the late spiritual leader of BAPS, His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, and stands as a symbol of spirituality and devotion. Its serene ambiance, against the backdrop of Hindu art, architecture, and culture, has made it a revered site, attracting visitors from all walks of life.

Aaron Gordon, celebrated for his extraordinary talents and charismatic presence on the basketball court, has made a significant impact in the world of professional sports, currently representing the defending national champion Denver Nuggets. His visit to Akshardham inspired a unique blend of creativity, artistry, and passion within him. Gordon shared, “My experience is hard to even put into words, absolutely incredible. The intricacies and the details of all the carvings are absolutely mind-blowing and inspiring in so many different ways. It’s a testament to the world and love for humanity.”

Gordon expressed his excitement during the visit, stating, “The ability to come from different walks of life and places to all come together, contribute to something bigger than themselves.”

During his time at Akshardham, Gordon participated in various rituals and immersed himself in the rich cultural experience. His presence emphasized the significance of fostering unity and understanding among individuals of different backgrounds and communities, echoing the values of sportsmanship and cultural exchange.

To see more of Aaron’s visit, click here: a video of his visit! and some words he shared!