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There are many famous temples in India, which are generally known for their elaborate architecture and rich history.

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Nishkalank Mahadev Temple, Koliyak, Gujarat 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 ones comprehension that there is a Lord Shiva Temple...
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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...

Mannarasala Temple

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple Atma Nirvana
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 largest such temple...
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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...
Thiruvanvandoor Temple-Atmanirvana
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, an avatar...
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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 is at...
Thrikodithanam Mahavishnu Temple-Atma Nirvana
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 this temple appear...
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Kesavan – the Elephant Devotee of Krishna Today is Guruvayur Ekadasi, one of the holiest days in the Hindu calendar, especially in Kerala, more particularly in Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple. Apart from that, this is the day when the famous elephant Gajarajan Guruvayur Kesavan died -- on Dec 2, 1976 (the Ekadasi day that year). I am not very sure...
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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...