Browsing: Hindu Temples of India

A Temple (Mandir)is a structure which houses the Gods in Hinduism. A characteristic of most temples is the presence of murtis (idols) of the Hindu deity to whom the temple is dedicated. They are usually dedicated to one primary deity, the presiding deity though there are temples dedicated to several deities.

Around Pune Ranjangaon-Mahaganapati-Temple

Ranjangaon Ganpati is one among the Ashtavinayakas (eight Ganeshas). Ashtavinayaka or eight Ganeshas are located in Maharashtra. MahaGanapati Temple is the eighth Ganesha Temple to be visited during the Ashtavinayaka yatra (eight Ganeshas pilgrimage)

Enchanting South-India Gokarna Om-beach

The Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is a Hindu temple located in Gokarna, a Hindu religious pilgrimage center in Uttara Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. A Pranalinga (Pranalinga is defined as “the reality of God which can be apprehended by the mind.”) also known as Atmalinga or Shiva Linga is deified in the temple, which is facing the city beach of the Arabian Sea in Gokarna. The Shiva Linga has a hoary legend.

Enchanting South-India Tiger Caves - Mahabalipuram

The Tiger Cave is a rock-cut Hindu temple complex located in the hamlet of Saluvankuppam near Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu, India. It gets its name from the carvings of tiger heads on the mouth of a cave which forms a part of the complex

Enchanting South-India Kamakshi Amman Devi

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.

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