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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.

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...
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The Hanging Pillar of Lepakshi Temple The beautiful 16th century Veerabhadra temple, also known as Lepakshi temple, is located in the small historical village of Lepakshi in the Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh, India, about 15 km east of Hindupur and approximately 120 km north of Bangalore. Built in the typical style of Vijayanagara architecture, the temple features many exquisite...
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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...
Chakkulathukavu Temple- Atma Nirvana
Mystical Facts of Chakkulathukavu Temple Chakkulathukavu is a Hindu temple, dedicated to goddess Durga. The temple is located in Neerattupuram, Thalavady panchayat, Alappuzha District, Kerala and is one of the most popular temples in the state. Bhagawathi is one of the most popular deities in the area. Pilgrims from all over South India visit and worship the Devi.The temple was less...
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Facts about Chettikulangara Devi Temple Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathi temple is one of the most renowned Hindu temples in Kerala. One important aspect of the Chettikulangara Sree Bhagavathi temple is that the deity appears as Maha Saraswathi in the morning, as Maha Lakshmi at noon and Sri Durga or Bhadrakali in the evening. The temple has 13 'Karas', or territories. The temple...
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,...
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Surendrapuri, The World of Mythological wonders! Surendrapuri is a novel one-stop destiantion where you can see encapsulation of cultural, creative and sculptural brilliance. Kunda Satyanarayana Kaladhamam, one-of-its-kind legendary mythological theme park. The other significant attractions of this place are Nagakoti (101-feet Shiva Linga) and a sanctuary of Panchamukhi Hanuman with Panchmukha Shiva and Lord Venketaswara. A 60-feet twofold sided Panchamukhi Hanuman...
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...
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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...