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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 Famous Temples In India regularly, they play a vital role in Hindu society and culture.

As you travel south from Allapuzha, along the serene West Coast, you are reminded of scenes from the famous Malayalam movie 'Chemmeen'. Then you hit Haripad and turn inland. Green undulating paddy fields and scenic beauty. Soon...
Whilst we are generally travelling northwards in Kerala, in our very brief exposure to the old temples, let us take one more, small trip down south to Thiruvananthapuram, to visit the Army Ganapathy. This...
The asura, Khara, after arduous prayers, got three Shivalingams from Lord Shiva. He brought them down to Kerala, holding one each in left and right hand and one by his teeth. The Lingam held by his teeth...
The Attukal Bhagawathy temple, one of the very old temples of South India, is popularly known as the Sabarimala of the Women. One of the arguments in favour of not allowing women of reproductive age to enter...
Find a spiritually inclined Malayali and talk to him about 'Palpayasam''; and invariably the discussion will veer to Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna temple. Located just 20 kms south of Alleppey, this Sree Krishna temple is...
As the rains subside, the green fields, valleys and mountains of Kerala echo to the loud chanting of 'Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa'. The very sight of men and children, fresh from an early morning bath, clothed in black,...
In the early and mid-twentieth century, poor Brahmins, orphans and widows used to go to Trivandrum for free meals. They were given two meals free in uttupuras. The most famous uttupura was the one in the Padmanabha...
Many of the information contained in the mythology of almost all religions is contrary to science. Although these have been written long before modern science, some of these are propagated as scientific facts. One...
Sri Peddamma Thalli Temple (also known as Peddamma Gudi) is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Peddamma (Goddess Durga). It is located at Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad in the Telangana State of India. The word “Peddamma” consists...
Chaya Someswara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is located in Panagal village, Nalgonda district in the Telangana state of India. The temple has three sanctum sanctorum for the three main deities namely – The...
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