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  • Jagannath Temple,Puri Jagannath Temple,Puri

    The Jagannath Mandira of Puri is an imperative Hindu sanctuary devoted to Lord Jagannath, a type of ruler Vishnu, situated on the eastern shoreline of India, at Puri in the territory of Odisha.

  • 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.

  • Sri Thallapaka Annamacharya, Thallapaka Sri Thallapaka Annamacharya, Thallapaka

    The 600th Annamacharya Jayanthi celebrations were completed in Rajampet on 22nd May 2008. The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy unveiled the 108 feet statue of Sri Thallapaka Annamacharya located on Tirupati-Kadapa bypass road in Rajampet on May 22nd.

  • Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple, Vontimitta Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple, Vontimitta

    Vontimitta Sri Kodanda rama Swamy temple is a famous Hindu temple in Andhra Pradesh state is dedicated to Lord Rama. The temple is present in Vontimitta town of Rajampet taluk in YSR Kadapa District.

  • Khadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Kadiri Khadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Kadiri

    Kadiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is located in the southeastern part of Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh, India. Lord Narasimha at Kadiri is swayambhu emerging from the roots of Khadri tree. He appears here as Ashta Bahu Narasimha (having eight hands) tearing Hiranyakasipu. We can see Prahlada standing beside him with folded hands.

  • Sammakka Saralamma Jatara, Medaram Sammakka Saralamma Jatara, Medaram

    Sammakka Saralamma Jatara or Medaram Jatara is a tribal festival of honouring the goddesses celebrated in the state of Telangana, India. The Jatara begins at Medaram in Tadvai Mandal in Warangal district.Medaram is a remote place in the Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of Dandakaranya, the largest surviving forest belt in the Deccan.

  • Ramalingeswara Temple, Warangal Ramalingeswara Temple, Warangal

    The Ramappa Temple, also known as Ramalingeswara temple is located in the Palampet village at a distance of about 77 km from Warangal. The temple is another example of Kakatiya Dynasty. This is one of the temples which was named after its chief architect. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the architecture of this temple is similar to the famous Ghanpur Group of Temples of Warangal itself. The temple is a master piece of Kakatiyan architecture and everyone must visit to get a glimpse in the life of Kakatiya people.

  • Lepakshi Temple, Lepakshi Lepakshi Temple, Lepakshi

    Lepakshi is a village in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is located 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Hindupur and approximately 120 km (75 mi) north of Bangalore. Lepakshi is culturally and archaeologically significant as it is the location of shrines dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Veerabhadra which were built during the Vijayanagara Kings' period (1336-1646).

  • 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.

  • Siddeshwara Swamy Temple, Warangal Siddeshwara Swamy Temple, Warangal

    Siddeshwara temple has a rich ancient history associated with it. The temple was built in 3rd century A.D. Even though built in a time period when life was totally different from today's world, people fascinate about the architecture of this temple a lot.

  • Sri Kakuleswara Swamy Temple, Srikakulam Sri Kakuleswara Swamy Temple, Srikakulam

    Srikakulam has a rich history and is the first capital of the Andhra Kingdom. The ancient Srikakuleswara Swamy temple is located on the banks of River Krishna and is considered to be the 57th of 108 Divya Desams, holiest of shrines dedicated to Lord Vishnu, by Vasihnavaites. The temple has a rich cultural and historical legacy and is one of the oldest temples in the south. Great poets like Srinatha Kavi Sarvabhoumudu, Kasuala Purushottama and Narayanatheertha, the composer of Sri Krishna Leela Tharangini praised the temple in their works. The temple is located in the mandal of Ghantasala, which is a popular Buddhist center.

  • Sri Mallikharjuna Swamy Temple, Komaravelli Sri Mallikharjuna Swamy Temple, Komaravelli

    The Lord is believed to have manifested as Sri Mallikharjuna Swamy and made Komaravelli his abode in the eleventh century CE. The Lord married Golla Ketamma from the Yadava community and Medalamma from the Linga Balija community, which explains the association of those communities with the worship services of the Lord.

  • Srimukhalingeswara Temple, Sri Mukhalingam Srimukhalingeswara Temple, Sri Mukhalingam

    Srimukhalingeswara temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is a major pilgrimage center in the state. It is located in a village known by the same name, 45-odd kilometers to the north of Srikakulam, on the banks of the holy Vamsadhara River. The temple is known for artistic splendor and stands out as one of the finest examples of Kalinga architecture. Ornate sculptures adorn the Gopurams and walls of this shrine.

  • Trikooteswara Temple, Narsaraopet Trikooteswara Temple, Narsaraopet

    The temple can be dated to the period of the Chalukyas and is said to be built by an ardent devotee named Elchuri Veeresalingam. Over the course of time, the temple fell under the patronage of the Velama Zamindars of Narsaraopet. who used to worship the Lord with great devotion. They made significant contributions to the temple and the tradition continued until the Zamindari system was abolished after India gained independence.

  • 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 Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Devasthanam, Dharmapuri Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Devasthanam, Dharmapuri

    Sri Lakshmi Narsimha Swamy's kshetram in Dharmapuri is one among the nava Narsimha Kshetrams in Andhra Pradesh. Prior, this place was directed by the ruler Dharma Varma henceforth the place is known as Dharmapuri. According to the chronicled foundation of the place, however this refuge existed decidedly before 850-928 BC, it was beat by the Bahumani Sultans in the year 1422-1436 and again in the seventeenth century, the asylum was patched up. In this refuge, swamywaru is cut in Shaligram shila

  • 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

  • Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Kondagattu Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Kondagattu

    Sri Anjaneya Swamy vari Devasthanam his situated on hill calld Kondagattu Amidst of hills and forest aria at a distance 40 K.M. from Karimnagar and 16 K.M from Jagityal.The presiding deity, Sri anjaneya Swamy varu is said to be Swayambhoo as seen from the silasasana which is available on the external wall ao the main temple.It shows that parents of singam Balaiah i.e Singam Sanjeevudu and Ashamma from Kodimyal Village had Constructed a temple.

  • Shree Madanantheshwara Siddhivinayaka Temple, Kasaragod Shree Madanantheshwara Siddhivinayaka Temple, Kasaragod

    Madhur Ganapathi Temple is also known as Madur Madanantheswara Siddhi Vinayaka temple. It is one of the famous temples in North Kerala which is 8 km?s away from Kasargod town. It is located in the bank of river Madhuvahini. In front of the temple, Madhuvahini River is flowing and all other sides are surrounded by the paddy fields and coconut trees. The locality of the temple has greenery picturesque which is very natural and makes enthusiasm about the place. The main presiding deity is Lord Shiva.

  • 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).

  • AstavaDasha Shakti peetham Shankari Devi, Sri Lanka AstavaDasha Shakti peetham Shankari Devi, Sri Lanka

    Shankari Devi sanctuary in Tricomalee, Srilanka is a noticeable sanctuary for Hindus. However, it is most once in a while went by and it is minimum prominent in all AstavaDasha Shakti peethas.Shankari Devi Temple is arranged in an east drift town of Srilanka, Tricomalee

  • Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore

    The Chamundeshwari Temple is a Hindu sanctuary situated on the highest point of Chamundi Hills around 13 km from the castle city of Mysore in the territory of Karnataka in India. The sanctuary was named after Chamundeshwari or Durga, the furious type of Shakti, a tutelary god held in love for quite a long time by Mysore Maharajas

  • 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.

  • Vitthal Temple, Pandharpur, Solapur, Maharashtra Vitthal Temple, Pandharpur, Solapur, Maharashtra

    It is a holy shrine dedicated to Lord Vitthal and his consort Rakhumai. Lord Vithal is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The temple stands on the banks of the Chandrabhaga River. The main entrance of the temple faces towards the Chandrabhaga river. A tomb of sage Namadev is seen at the entrance. A shrine of Ganesh is built inside the temple which is followed by a small assembly hall where prayers are performed. After climbing a few steps, devotees can have Mukh darshan of Lord Vittala.

  • 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 Kukkuteswara  Swamy Temple, Pitapuram, East Godavari Dist, Andhra Pradesh Sri Kukkuteswara Swamy Temple, Pitapuram, East Godavari Dist, Andhra Pradesh

    Sri Kukkuteswara Swamy temple is one of the famous temple in India. It is also one of the astadasa Shakti Peeta and also an ancient Shiva kshethra from Krutha Yuga.

  • Ganesha Chaturthi Puja Vidhi Ganesha Chaturthi Puja Vidhi

    Lord Ganesha is worshipped with all sixteen rituals along with chanting of Puranik Mantras during Ganesha Chaturthi Puja which is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi Puja. Worshipping Gods and Goddesses with all 16 rituals is known as Shodashopachara Puja.

  • Krishna Pushkaram Ghats List Krishna Pushkaram Ghats List

    krishna pushkaram AP, Telangana Krishna Pushkara Ghats Places.

  • Sri Seetha Ramachandra Swamy Vaari Devasthanams, Bhadrachalam, Khammam, Telangana Sri Seetha Ramachandra Swamy Vaari Devasthanams, Bhadrachalam, Khammam, Telangana

    Bhadrachalam temple is one of the most important temples of Lord Rama in the country. It has a rich history and is a major pilgrimage center of south India. Hundreds of thousands visit the temple each year to catch a glimpse of the Lord.

  • 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.

  • Shani Trayodashi Shani Trayodashi

    Shani Trayodashi is the Trayodashi which falls on a Saturday known as Shani Trayodasi, Shani Jayanti or Shani Pradosham. Shani Jayanti Festival Puja Vidhi, Vrat Katha, Mantra Japa and Yagna Puja

  • 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.

  • Masik Kalashtami Masik Kalashtami

    Kalashtami, which is also known as Kala Ashtami, is observed every month during Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha. Devotees of Lord Bhairav keep fast and worship Him on all Kalashtami days in the year.

  • 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.

  • Lord Ganesha Sankashti or Sankatahara Chaturthi Pooja Procedure And Dates In 2016 Lord Ganesha Sankashti or Sankatahara Chaturthi Pooja Procedure And Dates In 2016

    Sankashti Chaturthi or Ganesh Sankatahara Chaturti, is dedicated to Hindu God Ganesh. Sankashti Chaturthi January 2016 date is January 27, Wednesday and the Chandrodaya or Moon rise time is 8:57 PM (IST).

  • 18 Shakti Peethas / Asta Dasa Shakti Peethas 18 Shakti Peethas / Asta Dasa Shakti Peethas

    Astadasha Shakthi Peetas Lord Brahma performed a yagna to please Shakti and Shiva. Goddess Shakti emerged, separating from Shiva and helped Brahma in the creation of the universe. Brahma decided to give Shakti back to Shiva. As such, Brahma's son Daksha performed several yagnas to obtain Shakti as his daughter in the form of Sati.

  • 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.

  • Vaikunta Ekadasi Vaikunta Ekadasi

    Vaikunta Ekadasi is an important festival dedicated to Bhagvan Srihari Vishnu in the Tamil month of Margazhi (December-January). Vaikunda Ekadesi festival is of great significance at the Tirupati Balaji Temple, Srirangam Sri Ranganatha Temple and at the Bhadrachalam Temple. In Kerala, it is known as Swarga Vathil Ekadashi.

  • 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.

  • How to fast on Ekadhasi? How to fast on Ekadhasi?

    Ekadasi Fasting is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is observed on the 11th day of waning and waxing phase of moon in a traditional Hindu calendar. This is one of the most popular Vrat observed in Hinduism. How to observe Ekadashi was narrated to Arjuna by Lord Krishna and is found in the Bhavisyottara Purana.

  • 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.

  • Lord Ayyappa Lord Ayyappa

    Lord Ayyappan or simply Ayyappa (also spelled as Ayappa) is a popular Hindu deity worshiped mainly in South India. Ayyaappa is believed to be born out of the union between Lord Shiva and the mythical enchantress Mohini, who is regarded as an avatar of Lord Vishnu. Therefore, Ayyappa is also known as 'Hariharan Puthiran' or 'Hariharputhra,' which literally means the son of both 'Hari' or Vishnu and 'Haran' or Shiva.

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  • Sri Seetha Ramachandra Swamy Vaari Devasthanams, Bhadrachalam, Khammam, Telangana Sri Seetha Ramachandra Swamy Vaari Devasthanams, Bhadrachalam, Khammam, Telangana

    Bhadrachalam temple is one of the most important temples of Lord Rama in the country. It has a rich history and is a major pilgrimage center of south India. Hundreds of thousands visit the temple each year to catch a glimpse of the Lord.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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 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.

  • 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.

  • Ashok Vatika Ashok Vatika

    The Ravana Ella Cave is located on a cliff close to Ella, 4490ft above sea level and can be visited on a day trip from the villages of Ella or Bandarawela. This cave is part of a tunnel or network of caves said to be connected to the Ravana Ella Waterfall which is more popular with tourists. In the Hindu legend of the Ramayana, it is said that the Demon King of Sri Lanka Ravana lived here for some years. He abducted Princess Sita, wife of the Indian Lord Rama and kept her trapped here before confining her to the garden of Ashoka Vatika, also close to Ella.

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

    The ancient city of Dwaraka, situated on the extreme West Coast of Indian territory, occupies an important place in the cultural and religious history of India. The fabulous architectural planning of the Dwaraka temple has attracted tourists from all over the world. The town has association with Lord Krishna, who founded this town by reclaiming 12 yojanas of land from the sea. During its glorious past, Dwaraka was a city of beautiful gardens, deep moats, and several ponds and palaces (Vishnu Purana), but it is believed to have submerged just after the disappearance of Lord Krishna. Due to its historical importance and association with the Mahabharata, Dwaraka continues to attract archeologists and historians besides scientists. Sri Krishna killed the demon Kamsa (his maternal uncle) and made Ugrasena (His maternal grandfather) the king of Mathura. Enraged, Kamsa's father-in law, Jarasandha (king of Magadh) together with his friend Kalayavana attacked Mathura 17 times. For the safety o

  • 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".

  • Kumara Rama Bhimeswara Swamy Temple, Samalkot, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh Kumara Rama Bhimeswara Swamy Temple, Samalkot, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh

    The Bhimeswara swamy temple is a sacred Saivite shrine and is one of the five Pancharama shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva.

  • Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams

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

    Srisailam is one of the greatest Saivite shrines in India and it constitutes one of the 12 Jyotirlingam shrines of Shiva. The presiding deities here are Mallikarjuna (Shiva) and Bhramaramba (Devi).

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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.

  • Astadala Pada Padmaradhanamu Seva Tirumala Tirupati Astadala Pada Padmaradhanamu Seva Tirumala Tirupati

    Astadala Pada Padmaradhanamu seva is conducted after the ringing of second bell. This ritual was initially introduced in Srivari Temple in 1984 when a Muslim devotee presented Lord Srinivasa 108 gold lotuses. The Archana begins with the puja by offering dhupa and diva to the key deity. Then he enumerates the Devadasa names of the Lord. While sheering each name of the Lord, one golden lotus is offered at the feet of the lord Srinivasa. On completion of the Archana for the main deity Archana is then offered for Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Padmavati. After that Ratha aarti is offered first, followed by usual aarti. During this special puja, the arjitha ticket holders are seated in the Antalya corridor that is located between the Kulasekhara padi and Bangaru Vakili.

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    Sri Venkateswara Swami vari Brahmotsavam or Srivari Brahmotsavam is the most important annual fête celebrated at Sri Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala-Tirupati of Chittoor

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

  • 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, Udupi, Karnataka Sri Krishna Temple, Udupi, Karnataka

    Sri Krishna Temple in Udupi (also known as Sri Krishna Matha ? a place where priests and monks can stay to worship and study) is a popular Hindu temple in India devoted to Lord Krishna. Historical records suggest that it was established 700-odd years ago by Sri Madhavacharya and became a well-known place of pilgrimage, attracting millions of devotees from all over India. Udupi (town) is situated approx. 100 kms from the city of Mangalore in Karnataka.

  • Shree Somnath Mahadev Mandir, Gujarat Shree Somnath Mahadev Mandir, 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,

  • Sri Kaleshwaram Muktheeshwara Swamy Devasthanam, Kaleshwaram Sri Kaleshwaram Muktheeshwara Swamy Devasthanam, Kaleshwaram

    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.Daily Seva's (Nitya Seva's)

  • Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Procedure in English (Ganesh Pooja) Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Procedure in English (Ganesh Pooja)

    Ganesha Chaturthi or Ganesha Festival is a day on which Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, is believed to bestow his presence on earth for all his devotees. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi in Sanskrit, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu, Chavath in Konkani and Chathaa in Nepali Bhasa.

  • Hindu Festivals - History of Ganesh Chaturthi In Telugu - with Animation Hindu Festivals - History of Ganesh Chaturthi In Telugu - with Animation

    Vinayaka Chaviti also known as Ganesh Chaturthi the festival of the god Ganesh or Vinayaka, is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Ganesha - the god of wisdom and prosperity. It is celebrated on the Suddha Chaviti day (the fourth day after the no-moon day) of the lunar month Bhadrapada (August/September).

  • Ettumanoor Mahadevar Temple Festival Ettumanoor Mahadevar Temple Festival

    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.

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