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Hinduism is one of the world’s oldest religions,The architecture of Hindu temples has evolved ever since resulting in a great variety of styles. They are usually dedicated to one primary Hindu deity and feature a murti (sacred image) of the deity. Although it is not mandatory for a Hindu to visit a Hindu temple regularly, they play a vital role in Hindu society and culture.

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple Atma Nirvana
Mystical Facts of Mannarasala Temple Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple is a very ancient and internationally known centre of pilgrimage for the devotees of serpent gods (Nagaraja). The famous Nagaraja temple 'Mannarasala' is nestled in a forest glade, like most snake temples. The Mannarasala Temple has over 30,000 images of snakes along the paths and among the trees, and is the...
nishkalank-mahadev-temple-gujarat1-atmanirvana
Nishkalank Mahadev’s temple - A Shiva Temple Middle Of Arabian Sea Koliyak, Bhavnagar. Nishkalank Mahadev temple is located in koliyak village at Bhavnagar District of Gujarat. The temple is full of wonders and awe. This temple is buried inside the sea. On a heavy tide day, all that can be seen are the flag and a pillar. It is beyond...
Thrikodithanam Mahavishnu Temple-Atma Nirvana
Mystical Facts of Thrikodithanam Mahavishnu Temple Thrikodithanam Mahavishnu Temple is one of the five ancient 'Pancha-Pandava' temples in Kerala and is specially associated with Sahadeva, youngest of the five Pandava princes. This temple is also counted among the 108 Temples & Celestial Abodes of Vishnu, which make a Vaishnavite`s pilgrimage itinerary, in India. View from across the pond Earliest references to...
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, Pathanamthitta The Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is one of the 'Divya Desams', the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars located near Aranmula, a village in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, South India. Constructed in the Kerala style of architecture, the temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil canon of the...
Thripuliyoor-Mahavishnu-Temple-Atmanirvana
Mystical Facts of Thirupuliyur Pancha Pandava Mahavishnu Temple. Thirupuliyur Mahavishnu Temple is one among the five temples of Vishnu established by the Pandava brothers.This one designed by Bhima. Just like the other four, Thiruppuliyoor is one in the 108 Divya Desams. Here, Bhima put in and worshiped the presiding Diety, Maayapiraan (Maha Vishnu). gatha Bhima (gada), or mace weapon conjointly resides...
Thirichittattu Temple Chengannur-Atmanirvana
Mystical Facts of Thiruchittattu Temple The Mahavishnu Temple at Thiruchittattu , Chengannur is one of the five Vishnu temples associated with the five Pandava Brothers. Built by the eldest brother, Yudhisthira, it is also the first temple devotees should visit when on parikrama to the five Pandava Temples. The earliest references to this temple appear in the poems and...
Thiruvanvandoor Temple-Atmanirvana
Mystical Facts of Thiruvanvandoor Krishna Temple The Thiruvanvandoor Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu and located in Thiruvanvandoor, Alappuzha District. Constructed in the Kerala style of architecture, the temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil canon of the Azhwar saints from the 6th–9th centuries AD. It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Krishna,...
Pancha-Pandava-Temples-Atma-Nirvana
The Pancha Pandavas Temples in Kerala Pancha Pandavas Temples; Legends from the Mahabharata are an intricate part of the cultural web of India, that transcends regional and linguistic affiliations. The southern state of Kerala is an outstanding illustration of this fact. While the historic sites of Indraprasta, Hastinapura and Kurukshetra are believed to be in what is now Uttar Pradesh...
Mahabaleshwar Temple -Gokarna-Atmanirvana
Mystical Facts of Mahabaleshwar Temple The Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is a Hindu temple located in Gokarna, a Hindu religious pilgrimage centre 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...