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  • Vaishno Devi Temple,Katra Vaishno Devi Temple,Katra

    Vaishno Devi Temple is the most-sought after pilgrimage of the Hindus. Located at Trikoot Parvat, Mata Vaishno Mandir is the holiest shrine of India and it is famous all over the World. The temple is accessible by a journey of 13 kms from Katra. Katra is a small town that falls in Udhampur district of Jammu. From Jammu, Katra lies at a distance of 50 kms.

  • Ram Mandir, Ayodhya Ram Mandir, Ayodhya

    Ayodhya is the place where Lord Sri Ram was born and ruled for many years (after killing Ravana). There was an existing temple built in this city, proofs of which have been found during ASI excavation. More than the physical temple and exact spot, the important point is the association of this city (town) with Lord Sri Rama, the most important incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

  • Sri Shakteeswara Swamy Temple, Yanamadurru Sri Shakteeswara Swamy Temple, Yanamadurru

    Sri Shakteeswara Swamy Temple is Located at Yanamadurru just 5KM away from Bhimavaram.Sri Shakteeswara Swamy has been discovered by excavations many years back. During the excavations Lord Shiva Statue along with Sri Parvathi his 3 month old son Sri Subramanyeswara Swamy are found on a single platform.The Oldest name of Yanamadurru village is Yamapuri later Yamunapuram and now Yanamadurru.

  • Sri Raja Rajeshwara Temple, Vemulavada Sri Raja Rajeshwara Temple, Vemulavada

    Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Devasthanam ? Abode of Lord Eashwara ? at Vemulawada village of Karimangar District in Andhra Pradesh State is one of the ancient and famous Shivate temples

  • Ekambareswarar Temple Kanchipuram, Tamilanadu Ekambareswarar Temple Kanchipuram, Tamilanadu

    Ekambareswarar Temple is one of the famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in Kanchipuram in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the five major Shiva temples or Pancha Bootha Sthalams (each representing a natural element) representing the element - Earth. The other four temples in this category are Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeswara (water), Chidambaram Natarajar (ether), Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswara (fire) and Kalahasti Nathar (wind).

  • Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

    Shree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India . The temple is built in Dravidian style of architecture associated with the temples located in the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu, featuring high walls and a 16th-century Gopuram. While the Moolasthanam of the temple is the Ananthapuram Temple in Kasargod, architecturally to some extent, the temple is a replica of the Adikesava Perumal temple located in Kanyakumari District. It is the richest Hindu temple in the world. In fact, in terms of precious metals and precious stones, it is by far the wealthiest institution and place of worship of any kind in the recorded history of the world.

  • Ujjaini Peetham-Mahakali Devi Temple,Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh Ujjaini Peetham-Mahakali Devi Temple,Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

    The Mahakali sanctuary is situated in Ujjain. The devi is called Hara Sidhi Mata. The Maha kali (hara sidhi mata) was the aradhana devi of The colossal King Vikramadithya. It is said that King Vikramadithya has offered his head (sirassu) by slicing it 11 times to devi and each one of those circumstances devi influenced him to live by going along with it back. The embellishment in the sanctuary is diverse every day. To finish everything, there is Parvati devi, in the inside Hara Sidhi Mata, in the base Maha Kali statues.

  • 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.

  • Pancha Sabhai Sthalams / Sthalangal Pancha Sabhai Sthalams / Sthalangal

    Pancha Sabhai Sthalangal refers to the temples of Lord Nataraja, a form of Lord Shiva where he performed the Cosmic Dance. Pancha indicates Five, Sabhai means hall and Stala means place. All these temples are located in Tamil Nadu, India.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • What is Puja? Traditional Step of the Vedic Ritual and How to Worship a Hindu Deity What is Puja? Traditional Step of the Vedic Ritual and How to Worship a Hindu Deity

    Puja is worship. It is a Sanskrit term used in Hinduism to refer to the worship of a deity through observance of rituals including daily prayer offerings. What are the traditional step of the Vedic rtitual?

  • Who is Govindaraja, and how is he related to Venkateshwara? Who is Govindaraja, and how is he related to Venkateshwara?

    Sri Govindaraja Swami is considered to be the elder brother of Lord Balaji and His temple is one among the most important temples in Tirupati.Sri Govindaraja Swami temple has an imposing gopuram that can be visible even from a distance.

  • Hindu Rituals Hindu Rituals

    Rituals from an important role in the cultural and religious lives of the people of India.Most of the rituals are for personal benefits while some of them are for world peace and for benefits of the whole society and environment also. Hinduism divides life in some stages and each stage is associated with a ritual e.g. birth of a child, marriage, death, etc. It is not compulsory to follow all of them but they are highly recommended.

  • Ashtavinayak Temples Ashtavinayak Temples

    Ashtavinayaka means eight Ganeshas refers to a pilgrimage to the 8 Ganesha temples in Maharashtra state. The Ashtavinayaka yatra covers the eight ancient holy temples of Lord Ganesha, situated in Ahmednagar,Raigad and around Pune district.

  • How to Worship Right Trunk Ganesh Idols How to Worship Right Trunk Ganesh Idols

    Well, it’s true that right trunked ganesha idols are not perfect for gifting or home. But, that does not mean, you have to completely avoid buying right trunked idols. If you are prepared to perform the required rituals, you can even keep this idol in your pooja room.

  • Onam Onam

    Onam, the annual harvest festival is an occassion of great joy. Celebrated mainly in the Indian state of Kerala, the Onam celebrations range from four days to ten days, and centre around worshipping, music, dances, sports, boat races and of course...delicious foods. The festival originates from various legends and traditional beliefs. Here we bring you a brief history of the Onam festival. Read it and know how the festival got its roots. To share with anyone this informative article on the history of Onam, just click here. Wish you a happy festive time!

  • 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.

  • Lord Kartikeya Lord Kartikeya

    Lord Kartikeya is a Hindu god, the son of Shiva and Parvati, and is a much revered deity especially in South India.

  • 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.

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

    Thiruvanaikoil temple is one of the Panchabhoota Stalams (signifying the 5 natural elements) and represents water ('Neer'). The other four temples are Kalahasti for wind ('Kaatru'), Tiruvannamalai for fire ('Neruppu'), Kanchipuram for earth ('Mann', 'Bhoomi') and Chidambaram for space (?Aagayam?). As this temple represents water this is also called as 'Appu sthalam' and the Shivalinga ('Swami') here is called as 'Appu Linga'. Even today you can see water oozing out near the Shivalinga idol in the temple. The goddess of this temple is 'Akilandeswari' ('Amman'). The Amman is also called as Akilandanyaki. Akilandeswari is pronounced as 'Akilam - Aanda ? Eswari' (Akilam ? Universe, Aanda ? Ruler, Eswari ? Goddess).

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Ganga Harthi, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Ganga Harthi, 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".

  • 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.

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