Category: Holy Place

Kailasanathar temple

The oldest temple in Kanchipuram the Kailasanathar temple (Lord of the Cosmic mountain), is famed not only for beauty and grandeur but for its historical presence. It was built by the Pallava king, Rayasimha...

Meenakshi Amman Temple

The Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple is the crowning glory of the south Indian temple architecture. The temple structure with its concentric squares and high walled enclosures is a lesson for students of architecture. The...

Koneshwar Temple

The Koneshwar Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This famous temple is located in Chowk of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. Lord Shiva is worshiped here as Koneshwar Mahadev. It is...

Heaven Temple of China

Heaven, the heavens or seven heavens, is a common religious, cosmological, or transcendent place where heavenly beings such as gods, angels, jinn, saints, or venerated ancestors originate, are enthroned, or live. It is commonly...

Meenakshi Temple : The Warrior Goddess

The Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai, south India, is one of the masterpieces of Dravidian architecture. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi, who is the primary deity here. It’s a rather unusually large...

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, which are supposed to be the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is...

How Kumbh mela started?

The Kumbh Mela is one of the oldest traditions of Hinduism. It is primitive and the reason it is held can be traced back to the ancient episode of Sagar Manthan or “churning of...

Was Taj Mahal a Vedic Temple?

The Taj Mahal from Persian and Arabic, “crown of palaces”, pronounced also “the Taj”) is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in...

Why do we worship Vaishno Devi?

This holy shrine of the Divine Mother is tucked into a beautiful, ancient cave high up on the sacred Trikoota Mountain. The Divine Mother rests at this place in the exalted form of Vaishno...

The almighty guards this village!

A village with no locked doors Shani Shingnapur is a village in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated in Nevasa taluka in Ahmednagar district, the village is known for its popular Shani temple. Shingnapur...