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15 Breathtaking Stained Glass Windows from Temples Around the World

Every temple has its own unique, beautiful details in its architecture. Check out some of these stunning, unique stained glass windows from temples around the world.

Temples are some of the most beautiful buildings in the world. But temples are more than just buildings. President Thomas S. Monson said, "Temples are more than stone and mortar. They are filled with faith and fasting. They are built of trials and testimonies. They are sanctified by sacrifice and service." Each temple has its own unique design and decorations, designed to reflect the city they are built in. Here are 15 beautiful stained glass windows from temples around the world.

Manhattan, New York Temple, Dedicated June 13, 2004

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(Photo from His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd.) 

Palmyra, New York Temple, Dedicated April 6, 2000

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(Photo from LDS Church Temples.)

Recife, Brazil Temple, Dedicated December 15, 2000

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(Photo from LDS Church Temples, Felipe G. M. Costa.)

San Diego, California Temple, Dedicated April 25-30, 1993

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(Photo from His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd.) 


Boise Idaho Temple, Dedicated May 25-30, 1987, Rededicated November 18, 2012 

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Brigham City, Utah Temple, Dedicated September 23, 2013

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(Photo from LDS Church Temples, by Joyce Palmer.)

Orlando, Florida Temple, Dedicated October 9-11, 1994

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(Photo from His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd.)

Lubbock Texas Temple, Dedicated April 21, 2002

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(Photo from LDS Church Temples, by Ivan Hinkle.)

San Antonio Texas Temple, Dedicated May 22, 2005

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(Photo from His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd.) 

Kansas City Missouri Temple, Dedicated May 6, 2012

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(Photo from LDS Church Temples, by Randy Johnson.)

Gilbert Arizona Temple, Dedicated March 2, 2014

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(Photo from LDS Church Temples, by Luckie Gordon.)

Provo City Center Temple, Dedicated March 20, 2016

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 (Photo from LDS Church Temples, by Pam Burt.)

Winter Quarters, Nebraska Temple, Dedicated April 22, 2001

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(Photo from LDS Church Temples.)

Mount Timpanogos, Utah Temple, Dedicated October 13-19, 1996

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(Photo from His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd.) 

Sydney, Australia Temple September 20-23, 1984

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(Photo from LDS Church Temples, by Mark Anthony Hancock.)


Image titleTo see more stunning pictures of temples, check out His Holy House by Robert A. Boyd. The detail shots of ornate windows, beautiful stonework, and carved wooden doors remind us to appreciate every inch of the Lord's house.  Available now at Deseret Book and deseretbook.com.

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