The House of Worship and its ancillary buildings are surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush lawns. These gardens and lawns are maintained entirely through the use of recycled water.
Surrounding the edifice are nine pools. These pools have fountains whose primary purpose is to enhance the beauty of the House of Worship. In addition, the pools play a significant role in providing a natural cooling system for the prayer hall during the summer months. They have no other spiritual significance. Located under the prayer hall by the basement is a poolside exhibition which showcases more information on the House of Worship, principles of the Bahá’í Faith, endeavors made by the Bahá’í community towards creating a better world and a new framework for social and economic development. The area is a well ventilated space where one can spend some time by the pools.
The Information Centre is located opposite the House of Worship on the Temple grounds along the path to the main prayer hall. It has primarily been designed to share more information on the Bahá’í House of Worship and the Bahá’í Faith.
Located at the ancillary block of the Temple complex, the library has a collection of Bahá’í literature with more than 2000 different titles in 111 languages. It also contains selected works of Bahá’u’lláh, the Báb, ‘Abdu’l‑Bahá, Shoghi Effendi, and the Universal House of Justice. For the visitors who wish to learn more, this library is a quiet environment conducive to study.