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  • Sri Raghavendra Swamy, Mantralayam, Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh, India Sri Raghavendra Swamy, Mantralayam, Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh, India

    Mantralayam Raghavendra Swamy temple is a commemoration of the holy person as well as loves lord hari, vayu and rayaru. Mantralayam raghavendra swamy temple houses three breathtaking chariots, made with sandalwood and decorated with crisp and splendid flowers. Everyday the divinities are put on the chariots and a magnificent parade round the sanctuary happens.

  • Ghati Sri Subramanya Temple, Doddaballapur, Karnataka Ghati Sri Subramanya Temple, Doddaballapur, Karnataka

    Ghati Sri Subramanya Temple is a standout amongst the most prominent sanctuaries among the hundreds that are scattered in and around Bangalore. Individuals run in thousands to this sanctuary and the directing divinity, Sri Subramanya, is especially famous with the Tamilian populace of Karnataka.

  • Sri Jogulamba Devi Temple, Alampur Sri Jogulamba Devi Temple, Alampur

    The word "Jogulamba" is derived from "Joginula Amma" (Mother of Joginis). Jogini (also called as Yogini) means a female person, who has given up all the earthly attachments. Jogini also has another meaning which implies a dancer (female) whose life is dedicated to God. Hence, the goddess is also known as Yogulamba or Yogamba.According to Hindu mythology, "Oordhva Danta Pankthi" (upper jaw with tooth) of Devi fell here and the place formed as a Sakthi Peetham.

  • Maa Biraja Devi Temple, Jajpur, Odisha Maa Biraja Devi Temple, Jajpur, Odisha

    The Birja Devi Temple, Jajpur was consecrated as Dakshayanis navel part fallen here. The presiding deity of Jajpur Asta dasha shakti peetha is Goddess Girija Devi. Goddess Girija Devi is also worshiped with various names such as Goddess Birija Devi, Goddess Virija. The temple of Sri Girija Devi is a very small construction when we compare it to Puri Jagannath Temple or Lingraja Temple of bhubaneshwar. Nobody knows the exact time of the Girija Devi temples construction. But it was renovated in the 13th Century. Jajpur is also called as Baithangi Theertha or Birija Kshetram or Oddyana Peetha (an Oddiyana is an ornament worn by a woman around her navel).

  • Maisigandi Maisamma Temple Kadthal,  Mahabubnagar, Telangana Maisigandi Maisamma Temple Kadthal, Mahabubnagar, Telangana

    Maisigandi maisamma temple Kadthal is located in Amangal mandal, Maisigandi Village . Maisigandi is a small village in the Srisailam Hyderabad highway. The temple of Maisamma (local name for Goddess Mahakali) comes before Maisigandi village. It is a robust developing temple of Mahakaali, it is also a must see temple, resembles the cultural and mythological feelings of local Banjara people.

  • Arulmigu Jambukeswarar Akhilandeswari Temple, Thiruvanaikaval, Trichy, Tamilnadu Arulmigu Jambukeswarar Akhilandeswari Temple, Thiruvanaikaval, Trichy, Tamilnadu

    The temple is one of the Panchabhoota Sthalams (signifying the 5 natural elements) and the sanctum of Lord Jambukeshwara has an underground water stream. And one can see water (neer) coming out of that stream, Hence this temple is also reverred as 'Appu Sthalam' and the ShivaLingam here is called as 'Appu Linga'. The Presiding Deity is Devi Akilandeswari Amman. Akhilandeshwari means 'Ruler of the Universe' (Akilam – Universe, Aanda – Ruler, Eswari – Goddess).

  • Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple, Srikalahasti, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh Sri Kalahasteeswara Temple, Srikalahasti, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

    Srikalahasti Temple is situated in Chittoor district of the state of Andhra Pradesh. In South India, it occupies a place of eminence among the holy Siva kshetras. The temple is called as Dakshina Kailasam located on the banks of the river Swarnamukhi. The architecture of Srikalahasti Temple-Chitoor is extraordinary, it has three massive Gopurams which are breathtaking. Another striking feature of the temple is its huge Mantapam with hundred pillars.

  • Shri Peringottukara Devasthanam, Kerala Shri Peringottukara Devasthanam, Kerala

    Lord Vishnumaya or Kuttichathan is akin to Sastha, Muruka or Vigneswara but this Sivanandana (The Child of Siva) is worshiped not in common but by a special kind of devotees who need extra ordinary result. ?Vishnumaya is easily pleased and humans? are the words of Devotees. Let us look into the glory of Peringottukara Kuttichathan Vishnumaya. On his way for the divine hunt Lord Siva happens to see Koolivaka, a tribal woman. She was a devotee of Goddess Parvathy.

  • Sri Lakshmi Tirupatamma Devasthanam, Penuganchiprolu, Andhra Pradesh Sri Lakshmi Tirupatamma Devasthanam, Penuganchiprolu, Andhra Pradesh

    Sri Lakshmi Tirupatamma temple that was built as far back as in the seventeenth century is attracting streams of devotees round the year and is one of the very famous temples in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, whose phenomenal growth started from the date of her immolation(agnipravesham). Each year lakhs of devotees from all over Andhra Pradesh visit the temple seeking Sri Lakshmi Tirupatamma talli(mother/goddess) blessings during tirunallu (Ritual celebrated during the months of March and April).

  • Shri Akkanna Madanna Mahankali Mandiram, Hyderabad, Telangana Shri Akkanna Madanna Mahankali Mandiram, Hyderabad, Telangana

    Akkanna Madanna Temple is located in Shalibanda, Hyderabad. The presiding deity in this temple is Lord Mahankali. It is popular during the festival of Bonalu that is celebrated in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The temple is known for the Ghatam procession during Bonalu.

  • Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Mopidevi, Andhra Pradesh Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Mopidevi, Andhra Pradesh

    Natives suffering from Sarpa dosha, Rahu, Ketu dosha and Anapathya dosha, if they worship Lord Subrahmanyeswar at Mopidevi will definitely nullify the negative affects according to texts. The Mopidevi temple is situated at a distance of nearly 70 kms from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. It is well connected by flights and trains from many parts of the country.

  • Sri Balaji Temple, Chilkur, Hyderabad Sri Balaji Temple, Chilkur, Hyderabad

    Chilkur Balaji Temple is located at Chilkur in Moinabad mandal in the Ranga Reddy district, Andhra Pradesh, India. One of the famous temples in Andhra Pradesh, the Balaji Temple is believed by many that those who visit the temple will get their desires fulfilled. Unlike any other temple, there will be no hundi in the temples. This is one of the few temples in India which does not accept monetary donations.

  • Peruvudaiyaar or RajaRajeshwara Temple, Thanjavur Peruvudaiyaar or RajaRajeshwara Temple, Thanjavur

    The Brihadeeswarar Temple was built to display the emperor's vision of his power and his relationship to the universal order. On the 275th day of his 25th regal year (1010 A.D) Raja Raja Chola handed over a gold-plated kalasam (copper pot or finial) for the final consecration to crown the vimana. Located in the nerve centre of the Chola empire, the temple attracted musicians, scholars, craftsman and merchants. Most notably, it served as a platform for the dancers who excelled in the traditional dance form of Bharatha Natyam. The Cholas were ousted by the Pandyas.

  • Shri Badari Nath Mandir, Badrinath, Uttarakhand Shri Badari Nath Mandir, Badrinath, Uttarakhand

    Badrinath, a Hindu holy town is situated in the Chamoli district in Uttarakhand. In 2006, around 6,00,000 pilgrims visited this place compared to only 90,676 pilgrims in 1961. This place has found its mention in the scriptures and legends for many years now. Its importance as a holy place has been imbibed in us since childhood. The name Badrinath was derived from Badri meaning 'berries' and Nath meaning 'Lord'

  • Akshardham Temple, New Delhi Akshardham Temple, New Delhi

    One of the most popular and amazing tourist attractions in the Indian nation is Akshardham temple. Each element of Akshardham echoes with spirituality ?the Mandir, the Exhibitions and even the Gardens. The Akshardham mandir has over two hundred murtis, representing many of the spiritual stalwarts over many millennia. The spiritual premise of Akshardham is that each soul is potentially divine. Whether we are serving the family, the country our neighbors or all living beings the world over, each service can help one move towards divinity. Each prayer is a call towards improving oneself and moving closer to God.

  • Rishikesh - The Brahmteertha Rishikesh - The Brahmteertha

    The town of Rishikesh lies in the foothills of the Himalayas of the Garhwal region. It is the gateway to the upper Garhwal region and the starting point for the Char Dham pilgrimage (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath) and an ideal destination not only for pilgrims but also for the people who are interested in adventure, medtation, yoga and other aspects of Hinduism.

  • Guru Dattatreya Kshetra, Ganagapur, Karnataka Guru Dattatreya Kshetra, Ganagapur, Karnataka

    Shree kshetra Ganagapur is a holy place of Lord Dattatreya and the place is very important "Darshaneeya kshetra". The place is connected to "Sri Nrusimha Saraswathy Swamy" who is the second incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. Importance of this kshetra was explained by ShreeGuru which can be seen in “Shree Gurucharitra”. This Nirguna Mutt is adorned with the Nirguna Padukas.

  • Sri Dharbaranyeswara Swamy Temple, Thirunallar Sri Dharbaranyeswara Swamy Temple, Thirunallar

    Thirunallar is the holy place of Lord Sani Bhagawan. The Thirunallar temple is a Shiva Temple (Lord Shiva is known as Dharbaranyeshwarar here) but the main glory of the temple if Lord Shaniswara. This is the only temple in the world where Lord Shani lost his power to Lord Shiva in order to save his devotee Nala from Saturn’s curses. This belief is carried over even today and thousands of people visit this temple to get relief from misfortunes inflicted by Saturn.

  • Shree Krishna Temple, Udupi, Karnataka Shree Krishna Temple, Udupi, Karnataka

    Udupi is one of the holiest towns in the country and is one of the seven 'Mukthi Sthalams' in the state of Karnataka. Sri Madhavacharya, The great Hindu saint and proponent of the 'Dwaitha' school of philosophy has consecrated the statue of Lord Sri Krishna here. Incidentally, Udupi is also the birthplace of this great saint.

  • Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Dwaraka Tirumala Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Dwaraka Tirumala

    Dwaraka Tirumala temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. The temple is very popular in these parts of the country and is often referred to as 'Chinna Tirupathi' in local parlance, which translates to mini Tirupathi. The name Dwaraka is from the legend of the great saint 'Dwaraka', who is said to have found the Swayambhu idol of the Lord here after a rigorous penance.

  • Vishnu Prayag Vishnu Prayag

    Formed by the confluences of the impetuous Vishnu Ganga (known, after this point, as the Alaknanda) and the Dhauliganga rivers, Vishnu Prayag, 1,372 mts. has an ancient temple here by a pool called Vishukund. It is said that the sage Narada worshipped Vishnu at this sanctified spot, and the Lord, pleased with his austerities, had given him his blessings. Visitors are find the Kagbhusandi lake bewitching with its emerald green depths giving it a still surface, while on the banks, blossoms evoke the colours of nature in all her glory. The lake can be approached from either Bhundar village near Ghangaria or from Vishnu Prayag.

  • Jwalamukhi Temple (Jwalaji) Himachal Pradesh Jwalamukhi Temple (Jwalaji) Himachal Pradesh

    Jwalamukhi is famous temple Temple, 30km south of Kangra valley of the goddess Jwalamukhi with flaming mouth. In this temple there is a copper pipe through which natural gas comes out and the priest of the temple lights this. This flame is worshiped as a manifestation of the goddess Jwalamukhi. The nine flames have been named after goddesses - Mahakali, Unpurna, Chandi, Hinglaj, Bindhya Basni, Maha Lakshmi, Saraswati, Ambika and Anji Devi, continuously burning without any fuel, or assistance,may be seen erupting from a rock-side.

  • Nand Prayag Nand Prayag

    Hindu devotees take a dip at the sacred confluence Nandprayag before entering Nandprayag temple to perform pooja (worship). The mesmerizing beauty of two sister rivers meeting at the confluence will remain in your mind all your life. One fierce sister meeting another placid sister and both calming down to flow together offers an enchanting view.

  • Sri Rama Temple, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Triprayar

    It is at the very heart of the region's cultural legacy. The place earned its name probably from the belief that the river on whose banks the temple is beautifully located, once used to surround the temple on three sides and hence the name Thirupuriyar which became Triprayar.

  • Shrinathji Mandir, Nathdwara Shrinathji Mandir, Nathdwara

    Nathdwara literally means 'the Gate of the Lord'. The city is located on the banks of the Banas River and is home to one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in the country ? the temple of Shrinathji, dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple has a rich cultural and historical legacy as it is associated with many legends of the Lord. The temple attracts pilgrims from all across the globe and is one of the wealthiest temples in the country.

  • Karan Prayag Karan Prayag

    Karnaprayag is a third or the middle one of the Panch Prayag in Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. It is believed by many to be the place where Karn of the Mahabharata, was to have worshipped the Sun God. It is the ancient temple, devoted to Uma and Karn.

  • Rudraprayag Rudraprayag

    Rudraprayag lies at the confluence of two rivers Alkananda and Mandakini. It is said that Narad was blessed by Lord Shiva in this place and appeared in Rudra avatar. It is one of the Panch Prayags or five confluences of Alaknanda River. Rudraprayag is blessed with nature's bounty, the climate of which depends upon the height of the region.

  • Kalighat Kali Temple, Kolkata Kalighat Kali Temple, Kolkata

    Kalighat is regarded as one of the 52 Shakti Peethams of India, where the various parts of Sati's body are said to have fallen, in the course of Shiva's Rudra Tandava. Kalighat represents the site where the toes of the right foot of Shakti or Sati fell. It is a very famous place and a pilgrimage for Shakta (Shiva and Durga/Kali/Shakti worshippers) followers within the Hindu religion.

  • Shree Somnath Mahadev Mandir, Veraval, Gir Somnath, Gujarat Shree Somnath Mahadev Mandir, Veraval, Gir Somnath, Gujarat

    Somnath temple is one of the most important temples in the country and is considered Aadi or the first of the twelve 'Jyothirlingas'. The Sivalinga here is Swayambhu or Natural formation. Somnath temple was referred to in many ancient texts and is one of the richest temples of those times.

  • Sri Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Kasapuram Sri Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Kasapuram

    In the rule of Sri Krishna Devaraya to the Vijayanagaram Kingdom his Guru Sri Vyasarayaluvaru went on tour to attain religious austerities. While he was on tour, he stayed at Village called 'Silpagiri' now called as 'Chippagiri' Lord Sri Anjaneya Swamy appeared before Sri Vyasaraya in his dream and advised him to consecrate his idol at place,

  • Dev Prayag Dev Prayag

    Devprayag is a town in Pauri Garhwal district in the state of Uttarakhand, India, And is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River. Other than Sangam and Raghunath Ji Temple in Devprayag, one can visit nearby sacred places like Dand Naggaraj (Lord of Snakes) temple and Chandrabadni temple.

  • Sri Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy Temple, Karimnagar, Telangana Sri Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy Temple, Karimnagar, Telangana

    Kaleshwaram is the site of the famous Shiva temple called "Kaleswara muktheswara swamy", which is on the border of theIndian states of Telangana and Maharashtra.Kaleswaram is located exactly at the merging point of the River Pranahita (tributary of Godavari) and the Godavari River.

  • Sree Bhadrakali Devasthanam, Warangal Sree Bhadrakali Devasthanam, Warangal

    The Bhadrakali temple is an ancient temple, located between Hanumakonda and Warangal, dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali. The Goddess is known as the 'Supreme Mother Goddess'. The temple has a rich cultural history and is built in the Chalukyan style of architecture.

  • Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Virupaksha Temple, Hampi

    The Virupaksha Temple in Hampi, Karnataka is noted for its architecture and has been listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.Virupaksha Temple has been, for centuries, considered the most sacred of the temples at Hampi. This temple is situated on the southern bank of the Tungabhadra, immediately to the north of the Hemakuta hill. The temple complex lies within a long rectangular enclosure.

  • Kamakhya Temple, Assam Kamakhya Temple, Assam

    The Kamakhya Temple in Assam is one of the most venerated Shakti shrines in India, and is regarded as one of the Shakti Peethams associated with the legend of Shiva and Daksha Yagna.

  • Muktheeswarar or Thilatharpanapuri or Adhi Vinayakar Temple Muktheeswarar or Thilatharpanapuri or Adhi Vinayakar Temple

    Swarnavalli sametha Mukthiswarar temple is located at Thilatharpanapuri 2.6kms from Koothanur. Koothanoor is near Poonthottam which is on Mayavaram ? Tiruvarur Road. The nearest railway station is at Poonthottam. The main deities here are Swarnavalli Thayar and Mukthiswarar. The name Thilatharpanapuri comes from two words thil meaning Gingely and tharpana is the Hindu ritual of performing pithru karmas (ritual of paying tribute to ancestors) to ones ancestors. It is also known as Sethalapathy.

  • Sri Talupulamma Ammavari Devasthanam, Lova, Tuni Sri Talupulamma Ammavari Devasthanam, Lova, Tuni

    The inception of Ammavaru is "SWAYAMBHU" according to the recitals, the great Agasthyamuni performed meditation at the hills, had the fruits and drinking water and titled to hills as DARAKONDA and TEEGAKONDA respectively. There is un-interrupted flow of water through DARAKONDA ever since, its inception.

  • Shri Bhimashankar Temple, Bhorgiri, Pune, Maharashtra Shri Bhimashankar Temple, Bhorgiri, Pune, Maharashtra

    Bhimashankar is an ancient shrine situated in the Sahyadri hills in the state of Maharashtra. It is one of the well known Jyotirlinga, amongst the twelve jyotirlingas situated all over India. Bhimashankar is located in the village of Bhorgiri 50 km north west of Khed, near Pune. It is located 125 km away from Pune in the ghat region of the Sahyadri hills.

  • Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Nellore Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Nellore

    Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is located on the banks of Penna River at Nellore in Andhra Pradesh. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in the divine form of Sri Ranganathaswamy. This temple is also known as Talpagiri Ranganathaswamy or Ranganayakulu temple.The Ranganathaswamy temple’s close to 100 feet Gali Gopuram is the iconic structure of Nellore.

  • Varadaraja Perumal Kanchipuram Varadaraja Perumal Kanchipuram

    Varadharaja Perumal Temple or Hastagiri or Attiyuran is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in the holy city of Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu believed to have been visited by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars. It is located in a suburb of Kanchipuram known as the Vishnu Kanchi that is a home for many famous Vishnu temples.

  • Kamakshi Amman Temple,Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu Kamakshi Amman Temple,Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu

    The Kamakshi Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Kamakshi, one of the forms of the goddess Parvati. It is located in the historic city of Kanchipuram, near Chennai, India and is popularly associated with Sankaracharya, one of the greatest Hindu gurus. The Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, the Akilandeswari temple in Thiruvanaikaval near Tiruchirappalli and this Kamakshi are the important centers of worship of Parvati as the mother goddess, in the state of Tamil Nadu. The temple was most probably built by the Pallava kings, whose capital was Kanchipuram, around 6 C.E.

  • Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Tamilnadu Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Tamilnadu

    Meenakshi Amman Temple (also called: Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Tiru-aalavaai and Meenakshi Amman Kovil) is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Parvati, known as Meenakshi, and her consort, Shiva, here named Sundareswarar.

  • Ashok Vatika Ashok Vatika

    Ashok Vatika was a garden in Lanka, the Kingdom of demon king, Ravana, as mentioned in the Vishnu Purana and Hindu epic, Ramayana of Valmiki, and all subsequent versions including the Ramacharitamanas written by Tulsidas, where it finds mention in the Sundar Kand. The Vatika has garden houses around it, built by Vishwakarma himself.

  • Shri Vighnahar Ganapati Temple,Ozar, Pune, Maharashtra Shri Vighnahar Ganapati Temple,Ozar, Pune, Maharashtra

    The temple is one of the Ashtavinayaka, the eight revered shrines of Ganeshain Maharashtra, India. The Ganesha form worshipped here is called Vigneshwara (spelt also as Vigneshvar(a), Vigneshwar : "Lord of obstacles") or Vignahar (spelt also as Vignahara, "Remover of obstacles") and is associated with the legend of Ganesha defeating Vignasura, the demon of obstacles

  • Shri Varada Vinayak Temple, Mahad, Raigad District, Maharashtra Shri Varada Vinayak Temple, Mahad, Raigad District, Maharashtra

    Situated in a quite village named Mahad on the konkan coast of Maharashtra, the Varada Vinayak temple is one of the Ashta Vinayak shrines dedicated to Lord Ganesha and devotees revere the Lord here as the giver of peace and prosperity to those that worship him with a sincere heart.

  • Shri Ballaleshwar Temple, Pali, Raigad District, Maharashtra Shri Ballaleshwar Temple, Pali, Raigad District, Maharashtra

    Situated against the beautiful backdrop of Sarasgad fort and Amba River in the district of Raigad, around 140 kilometers from Mumbai is the temple of Ballaleshwar dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is one of the Ashta Vinayak shrines in Maharashtra.

  • Siddhivinayak Temple, Siddhatek, Pune, Maharashtra Siddhivinayak Temple, Siddhatek, Pune, Maharashtra

    The Siddhivinayak Temple of Siddhatek is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of wisdom. The temple is one of the Ashtavinayaka, the eight revered shrines of Ganesha in the Indian state of Maharashtra and the only Ashtavinayaka shrine in Ahmednagar district.

  • Shri Moreshwar Mandir, Morgaon, Pune, Maharashtra Shri Moreshwar Mandir, Morgaon, Pune, Maharashtra

    Shri Moreshwar Mandir is a Hindu temple (mandir) dedicated to Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of wisdom. It is located in Morgaon in Pune District, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) away from Pune city in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The temple is the starting and ending point of a pilgrimage of eight revered Ganesha temples called Ashtavinayaka.

  • Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Annavaram Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Annavaram

    The most distinctive feature of Annavaram is the shrine to Lord Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy situated upon the Ratnagiri Hills. The land is considered to belong to both Lord Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swami Temple and Goddess Anantalaxmi Satyavathi Ammavaru. Annavaram is one of the most famous Holy Shrines in India and enjoying second place after Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh

  • Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Ahobilam Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Ahobilam

    Ahobilam also known as Ahobalam is located in the Allagadda mandal of Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is located at a distance of 70 km from Nandyal and about 150 km from Kurnool, the district headquarters. There are two temple houses, lower Ahobilam and upper Ahobilam.

  • Arulmigu Ramanatha Swami Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu Arulmigu Ramanatha Swami Temple, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu

    The Ramanatha swamy temple at Rameswaram is an extremely important Shiva temple and a major pilgrimage center in the country. The temple is the southernmost of the twelve ?jyothirlinga? shrines of Lord Shiva. Situated off the sethu coast of Tamil Nadu on an island, the temple is considered very holy and is compared to the Kasi Vishwanath temple.

  • Karmanghat Hanuman Temple, Hyderabad Karmanghat Hanuman Temple, Hyderabad

    The Karmanghat Hanuman Temple is a very popular temple located at Karmanghat, on the way to Sagar road. This temple, dedicated to the Pawan Putra Hanuman, the greatest devotee of Lord Shri Ram is one of the oldest temples in the state capital, Hyderabad.

  • Brahma Temple, Pushkar, Rajasthan Brahma Temple, Pushkar, Rajasthan

    The only Brahma temple in the world One of the five sacred dhams for Hindus, Pushkar is the only place in the world with a temple dedicated to Brahma, as only a few of them remain since most of them were destroyed by Aurangzeb. The temple is situated close to the Pushkar Lake and is believed to be 2000 years old. The temple is mainly built of marble and stone slabs and stands on a high plinth. It has a distinct red pinnacle and a hamsa bird motif. There is a silver turtle set on the floor facing the Girbha-griha, leading up to the deity.

  • Chennakesava Swamy Temple, Markapuram Chennakesava Swamy Temple, Markapuram

    Chennakesava Swamy Temple located in Markapuram of Prakasam district is a famous temple of Lord Sri Maha Vishnu. The presiding deity in this temple is Sri Maha Vishnu in the divine form of Chennakesava Swamy and is seen with His consort Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi. The Lord is called Kesava because He killed a demon called Kesi.

  • The Lords Own Country, Dwarka The Lords Own Country, Dwarka

    Dwarka, a city that was known as Dwarawati in Sanskrit literature is one of the seven most ancient cities of India. This city was the abode of Lord Sri Krishna. It is the only place considered both as one of the ?char dham? (four principal holy places), as well as one of the ?sapta puris? (seven holy cities) in our religious texts.

  • Nageshwar Jyotirlinga,Jamnagar, Gujarat Nageshwar Jyotirlinga,Jamnagar, Gujarat

    Nageshwar Jyotirlinga is an important temple of Lord Shiva near Dwarka. Here, Lord Krishna Himself used to worship and perform Rudrabhishekam. The Rudra Samhita sloka refers to Nageshwar with the phrase Daarukaavane Naagesham. This shloka is also the source about the controversy of the location of this temple.

  • Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devastanams, Vijayawada Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devastanams, Vijayawada

    Goddess Kanaka Durga self-manifested(Swayambhu)on a hillock known as Indrakeeladri on the left bank of the river Krishna at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh in South India. The shrine also called Sri Durga Malleswara Swami Temple dates back to the 8th century. The temple is said to have been constructed during the rule of Mogalaya ruler Thanisha. According to the Sthalapuranam,Thanisha with the assistance of his ministers Akkanna and Madanna managed the temple from Kondapalli.

  • Simhachalam Temple Simhachalam Temple

    Simhadri or Simhachalam is a Hindu temple located in the Visakhapatnam City suburb of Simhachalam in Andhra Pradesh, South India. It is dedicated to Narasimha (the man-lion), an incarnation (avatar) of Vishnu. The architectural style of the central shrine is Kalinga architecture.

  • Mahadevar Temple, Ettumanoor, Kottayam, Kerala Mahadevar Temple, Ettumanoor, Kottayam, Kerala

    Ettumanoor Mahadevar temple is one of the oldest, most popular and wealthiest of Shiva temples in the state of Kerala. The temple has rich a cultural legacy and is renowned the world over for its exquisite murals notable of which is the 'Pradosha Nritham' or the dance of the Lord (Shiva).

  • Sri Krishna Temple, Ambalapuzha, Kerala Sri Krishna Temple, Ambalapuzha, Kerala

    Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna temple enjoys an important place in the culture and history of the state of Kerala. It ranks alongside Guruvayoor and Trichambaram Krishna temples in terms of religious significance and attracts hundreds of thousands of devotees each year.

  • Shri Kashi Vishwanath Mandir, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Shri Kashi Vishwanath Mandir, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

    The Temple of Kasi Vishwanath is perhaps the most popular temple in the country and is renowned the world over. The temple is in the holy town of Benares or Varanasi on the banks of the sacred River Ganges. The temple forms part of the twelve "Jyothirlinga" Shrine framework of temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and the Siva Linga here is said to be the first "Jyothirlinga".

  • Bhimeswara Swamy Temple, Draksharamam,East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh Bhimeswara Swamy Temple, Draksharamam,East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh

    Draksharamam is an ancient temple and is known as Dakshina Kasi or Benares of the south. The temple is one of the five "Pancharama" Kstetras and also known as Trilinga Desa from its combination with Srisailam and Srikalahasti. This one of those rare shrines where equal importance is given to both the Lord and the Goddess.

  • Amareswara Swamy, Amaravathi, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh Amareswara Swamy, Amaravathi, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

    Amaravati is one of the most important Shiva temples in the south and forms part of the "Pancharama" Framework of Shiva Temples. It is a very ancient temple and is also a major Buddhist center. Devotees can perform Abhisheka to the Lord Themselves here.

  • Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple, Kottarakkara, Kerala Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple, Kottarakkara, Kerala

    The place that we now call Maha Ganapathy temple is actually Kizhakkekara Siva Temple. The main deity is none other than Lord Siva himself Siva facing eastward. In fact Ganapathy is only a minor deity here. But the temple today is famous as a Ganapathy temple rather than a Siva temple

  • Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

    BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Toronto is a Hindu temple in Toronto, Ontario, opened on July 22, 2007 by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of BAPS. Also in attendance at the ceremony were Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper with Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty

  • Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore

    Kapaleeswarar temple is a Hindu temple located in Mylapore, Chennai, India. The original 7th century Shiva temple was built by the Pallavas and located on the shore but it was destroyed by the Portuguese and was re-built as a church 300 years later.

  • Lingaraja Temple Lingaraja Temple

    The Lingaraja Temple is one of the most famous temple in Orissa. It is one of the best and splendid architectural excellence which the artists had attained during 11th century. This temple is also known as the Bhubaneswar temple.

  • Kukke Shree Subrahmanya Temple Kukke Shree Subrahmanya Temple

    Kukke Subrahmanya is on the bank of river Dhara. According to Hindu Mythology Lord Kumaraswamy came to this place after killing the demon rulers Taraka, Shoorapadmasura and others in a war; and the Lord washed his Shakthi Ayudha (a battle-ax of the type of a bayonet) in this river. From this onwards the river is famous as Kumaradhara.

  • Sri Swayambu Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy Vari Devasthanam Sri Swayambu Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy Vari Devasthanam

    Kanipakam is a small village on the bank of Bahuda River. Kani" means wetland and "Pakam" means flow of water into wetland. According to the legend of the temple there were three brothers and each one had a handicap. Viz., Dumb, Deaf and Blind. They were earning out their livelihood by cultivating a small piece of land.

  • Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams

    Worshipping Lord Venkateshwara, also known as Lord Balaji, has been described in many ancient texts and by many scholars as the only way to attain salvation in Kalyug. The Lord here is extremely popular among the pilgrims and it is deep rooted belief that one's desires will be fulfilled after worshipping the Lord here. Lord Venkateswara is the richest God in the world and the temple is visited by thousands of pilgrims and the attendance exceeds hundreds of thousands during the Brahmotsavams and other festive occasions. The Lord here is addressed by many names and the temple is considered extremely holy.

  • Shirdi Sai Temple Shirdi Sai Temple

    The temple of Shri Sai Baba at Shirdi is the most popular among Baba temples in the country and quite rightly so. The temple contains the Samadhi of Baba and is visited by millions of devotees each year. Bhagwan Shri Sai Baba is believed to bestow happiness on his devotees and each year lakhs of devotees, especially from the south, pay a visit to Shirdi upon fulfillment of their desires. The most interesting aspect of this temple is that people of all faiths worship the Lord here. As a matter of fact Shri Sai Baba cured people of their sickness and granted them freedom from worries. The fact that the Lord lived here as recently as the last century only adds to the religious fervor.

  • Sri Brahmaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanam, Srisailam, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh Sri Brahmaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy Devasthanam, Srisailam, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

    Srisailam was famous in the 4th century A.D, according to Nasik inscription in this inscription mountain was divided into 3 parts. One of them was sirithan. Later it was called as Nallamala. Nasik inscription was carved by pulomavi belongs to satavahana dynasty. He ruled Deccan from 102 to 130 A.D. thus; about Srisailam primarily we can see in this inscription only

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