botswana balaji temple gaborone Dream During the year 2000, few friends toyed with the idea of building a Balaji Temple so that the community can have a dedicated place of worship with the traditional Indian Architecture. Immediately they formed a trust by name "Botswana Hindu Charities Trust" (BHCT) and applied for allocation of land. The ...
This reserve was established in 1988 by the Kalahari Conservation Society to give the Gaborone public an opportunity to view Botswana’s wildlife in a natural and accessible location. It seems to be working: although the reserve is only 5 sq km, it’s the third busiest in the country and boasts wildebeest, elands, gemsboks, kudus, ostriches and warthogs.
Even before the formal launch of the project, some senior members of the Hindu community in Botswana suggested that, considering the small size of the community, it would be better to install the other deities also in the Temple, in addition to Balaji and his consorts.
Mokolodi Nature Reserve will be hosting a Five a Side Fundraiser on the 25th August, for a much needed Raptor Enclosure to be built in the Reserve . The sanctuary is a vital part of the well-being of injured animals from within the Reserve, as well as injured animals brought to the Reserve for rehabilitation.
The National Botanical Garden is a 7-hectare (17-acre) park located along the Notwane River 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) south-east of the city center of Gaborone. The National Botanical Garden first opened on 2 November 2007 with the purpose of protecting Botswana's heritage.
The dikgosi (chiefs) are memorialised in imposing form at this large, badly placed (in the shadow of an office block) monument, which also includes panels featuring carvings of national virtues, including ‘Botshabelo’ (refuge), ‘Bogaka’ (heroism), ‘Boitshoko’ (endurance), ‘Maikarabelo’ (global responsibility) and ‘Boipuso’ (independence).