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Gangaikondan Mandapam Hanuman Temple in Kanchipuram

Gangaikondan Mandapam Hanuman Temple in Kanchipuram

The Sacred Ganga river water used in Hanuman Temple of Kanchipuram was brought and stored by the King Rajendra Cholan when he conquered north India. The water is used to perform pujas in Hanuman Temple hence the got the name as Gangaikondan Mandapam ...
Kanchipuram

Lord Ganesh with Human Face at Kootanur Shiva Temple in Kumbakonam

Lord Ganesh with Human Face at Kootanur Shiva Temple in Kumbakonam

The only temple in the world where Lord Ganesh seen with Human Face at Kootanur Shiva Temple in Kumbakonam. Visitors visit this temple at Kootanur as it is famous for its Sarawathi temple built by the poet Ottakoothar which existed much before the Sar ...
Shiva

Trikodithanam Maha Vishnu temple in Kerala

Trikodithanam Maha Vishnu temple in Kerala

Trikodithanam Maha Vishnu temple in Kerala is one of the temple built by Sahadeva who is last brother of Pandavas. This is one of 108 sacred Vishnu temples and has been mentioned by saint Nammalvar and stands for classic example of the Kerala heritage ...
Kerala

Naimisaranya Vishnu Temple in UP

Naimisaranya Vishnu Temple in UP

Naimisaranya, the Sri Vishnu Temple is one among the 108 Divya Desam of Vaishnavaites and is famous with two sacred holy water bodies Chakra teertha and Gomati river, which flow through this town. Naimisaranya is also mentioned in Various Puranas lik ...
Uttarpradesh

Samarth Ramdas Mahasamadhi who is Guru of Veer Shivaji

Samarth Ramdas Mahasamadhi who is Guru of Veer Shivaji

Samartha Ramadas wrote a Marathi book called Dasbodh explaining adavaita in simple language and was also the guru of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who attained Maha Samadhi in the 17th century. He did penance for a period of 12 years in Nashik and follo ...
Gurus

Ahobilam Ancient cave temple of Lord Narasimha

Ahobilam Ancient cave temple of Lord Narasimha

Ahobilam the Ancient cave temple of Lord Narasimha is the one among the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu. It is a part of the Nava Narsimha Kshetram as 9 different forms of the Lord are worshiped here. It is one of the 108 shrines of Vaishnavaites and t ...
AndhraPradesh

Diwali The festival of Lights

Diwali The festival of Lights

One of the major Hindu festivals that comes in the month of Karthik (October-November) is celebrated on a Amavasya (new moon day) by Hindus across the globe knwon as Festival of Lights - Deepawali. This day is marked as Diwali as Lord Rama with his wi ...
Festivals

Narsobachi Wadi Dattatreya Temple in Maharashtra

Narsobachi Wadi Dattatreya Temple in Maharashtra

A temple dedicated to Swami Datta Dev or Lord Dattatreya is situated at Narsimha wadi, Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. It lies near Pancha Ganga Sagar, congruence of five holy rivers, Siva, Bhadra, Kumbhi, Bhagwati and Saraswati,which merge into the ...
Dattatreya

Kamashile Temple where Chandi Homam happens daily

Kamashile Temple where Chandi Homam happens daily

The Kamashile Brahmi Durga Parameshwari Temple is the one shrine of Goddess where Chandi Homam/Yagna happens daily and is located amidst tropical forests with the Kubja river flowing, is a must to visit. She is seen in the form of a Shiva Linga which ...
Devi

हनुमान मंदिर जो एक बांध में स्थित है कुम्बकोणम

हनुमान मंदिर जो एक बांध में स्थित है कुम्बकोणम

यह मंदिर तमिल नाडु के कल्लनै या ग्रैंड अनेकट बांध में स्थित है जो कावेरी नदी पर है। यह एक अंग्रेज़ कप्तान जे. एल. काल्डेल्ल ने १८०४ में बनवाया था। कहा जाता है की इन कप्तान के समय इस बाँध पर मरम्मत का काम चल रहा था और १९ वा द्वार किसी भी तरह ठीक नहीं ह ...
Tamilnadu

रूद्र पदम शिव जी के पद चिन्ह तिरुवेंगडू तमिल नाडु

रूद्र पदम शिव जी के पद चिन्ह तिरुवेंगडू तमिल नाडु

श्री स्वेदारण्येश्वरर मंदिर थिरुवेंगडू , नागपट्टिनम जिले में , कुम्बकोणम से ५९ किलोमीटर और मइलादुतुरै से २३ किमी और श्रीकाली (पूम्पुहार रोड) से १० किमी दक्षिण पूर्व में स्थित है। इस मंदिर कि सबसे विशेष बात है शिव जी के पद चिन्ह जिन्हे रूद्र पदम कहते ...
Shiva

Prambanan Trinity Temple in Indonesia

Prambanan Temple in Indonesia is a Hindu Temple and part of UNESCO world heritage sites. Buddhist and Hindu temples of Indonesia are collectively known as Candi. Hence, locals call this place Candi Prabanan . This temple is dedicated to Trimurti or ho ...
Devi

एनईपाडिगलील मंथरगल तमिल शिवं सार २

एनईपाडिगलील मंथरगल श्री शिवं सार से तमिल में लिखा हुआ एक पुस्तक है जिसमें उन्होंने विश्व से जुडी बोहोत सी बाते / लोगो के बारे में बताते है। उन्होंने बुल्गारिया-बोगोमाइल्स , मिस्र, यूनानी, रोमन-पृअपुस, कनानी-बाल-पेओर में संतों और इटली-एस्ट्रुकांस के सं ...
Books

ओड़िशा में स्थित ६४ योगिनी मंदिर

ओड़िशा में स्थित ६४ योगिनी मंदिर

उड़ीसा के हीरापुर में प्राचीन महामाया देवी मंदिर भरे खेतों के बीच में देवी महामाया (चंडी देवी) और ६४ योगिनिओ को अर्पित है। यह प्राचीन भारत में देवी मां की पूजा की एक क्लासिक उदाहरण के रूप में खड़ा है। शक्ति पूजा तथा नवीनतम मूर्ति पूजा सम्बंधित विचार रखने वाले लोगो का यह मंदिर भ्रमण करना बिलकुल अनिव ...
Devi

Triprayar Sri Rama Temple without Hanuman or Seetha

Triprayar Sri Rama Temple without Hanuman or Seetha

The One and only temple known as Triprayar Sri Rama Temple without Hanuman or Seetha is located on the banks of River Sripriyain Kerala where in Malayalan month of Vrishchikam (Mid Nov-Mid Dec),the water of river turns saline and is normal by the onse ...
Kerala

Family genealogy registers at Haridwar

Family genealogy registers at Haridwar

The ancient custom of keeping family genealogies is done by Professional Hindu Brahmin Pandits, popularly known as "Pandas", who kept detailed family genealogies over the past several generations at the Hindu holy city of Haridwar in India. It include ...
Others

Krishna Pushkaralu

Krishna Pushkaralu

Krishna Pushkaralu is the festival of Krishna river celebrated in Vijayawada near Kanaka Durga Temple of Andhra Pradesh for every 12 years for a period of 12 days from the time of entry of Jupiter into Virgo. It is starting this year on 12th Aug-23rd Aug 2016. The last pushkaram was held in 2004. T ...
Telangana

Dussehra or Vijayadashami Festival of Goddess Durga

India is a country of fairs and festivals where people unite to celebrate and enjoy each and every festival with great joy and faith. Navarathri is one of the biggest, and longest religious festivals of our country, which is celebrated with much fervo ...
Dussehra

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