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32 charitable acts Kamakshi Temple in Kanchipuram

This is the only temple in Kanchipuram where Goddess Kamakshi did 32 acts of charity for the poor people to make their lives more meaningful during her penance. It can also be viewed in Puranas. The symbolic meaning is that the entire humanity should ...
Tamilnadu

Adi Annamalai Temple in Tiruvannamalai

Adi Annamalai Temple in Tiruvannamalai

The Ancient temple of Tiruvannamalai is known for its famous Annamalaiyar Shiva temple in Tamilnadu which has a legend saying that Brahma, after His dispute with Vishnu about the fiery column, made a lingam and went to the northwest side of the Hill t ...
Shiva

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 ...
Vishnu

Bhaskararayar and Bhaskara Rajapuram Siva Temple in Kumbakonam

Bhaskararayar and Bhaskara Rajapuram Siva Temple in Kumbakonam

Bhaskaracharya was one of the great Sri Vidhya upasaka, who had written close to 40 books on various subjects like Mantra Shastra, Advaita Vedanta etc. The most outstanding work of his has been the commentary on Sri Lalitha Sahasranama titled "Sowbagy ...
Tamilnadu

Dakshina Mantralaya in Papparapatti at TamilNadu

Dakshina Mantralaya in Papparapatti at TamilNadu

Mantralayam (Andhra Pradesh) is one of the important places to be visited by pilgrims as their is the shrine for Sri Raghavendra Swamy, one such temple in a small village of Dharmapuri district (Tamilnadu) is known as 'Dakshina Mantralaya' (in Pappara ...
Tamilnadu

Goddess of Seven Peaks Saptashrungi Devi Vani in Maharashtra

Goddess of Seven Peaks Saptashrungi Devi Vani in Maharashtra

The Goddess of Seven Peaks named Saptashrungi Devi is the pilgrimage place for Shakti worshipers and is a part of the Shakti Peethams of the country with the presiding Goddess as Devi Durga or Bhagwati in Vani-Maharashtra. There are three and a half a ...
Maharashtra

Kakkassery Bhattadri Saint of Kerala Aithihyamala

One of the great Saint of Kerala is Kakkassery Bhattadri who was a very knowledgeable person of his era and is unlike the practice of the day, crosses the rigid lines of casteism to the dismay of the namboothiris. There used to be a debate on Vedas,Pu ...
Shiva

Karthika Masam Significance and Importance

Karthika Masam is very auspicious of all the months in a year and each day with corresponding thithi has its own significance and importance as one does special pujas to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva in the same month. Karthika masam is the Eighth Lunar ...
India

MelaKaveri Temple for Goddess Kaveri Kumbakonam

MelaKaveri Temple for Goddess Kaveri Kumbakonam

This is the only shrine for Goddess Kaveri Ambal (Kaveri river) with Sri Kasiviswanathaswami temple at Melakaveri town in Kumbakonam,Tamilnadu. An Aarti is performed to Cauvery the same way as performed to Ganga Mata at Haridwar and Rishikesh in the e ...
Tamilnadu

Mystic Ankola or Alinjal tree at Somanahalli near Dharmapuri Tamil Nadu

Mystic Ankola or Alinjal tree at Somanahalli near Dharmapuri Tamil Nadu

One of the sacred tree found earlier inside of several temples due to its mystical properties is the Holy Ankola or Alinjal tree at Somanahalli about which Sri Adi Sankara mentioned in his Sivananda Lahiri (Sloka 61). It grows only in very unique surr ...
Tamilnadu

Nerur Sadasiva Brahmendra Swami Biography Miracles and Samadhi

Nerur Sadasiva Brahmendra Swami Biography Miracles and Samadhi

Sri Nerur Sadasiva Brahmendral Swamigal Biography related to his Early Life, as Guru, his Teachings,Miracles, Music and his Samadhi is a must to be known by everyone. He was born to a Velanadu Telugu couple Moksha Somasundara Avadhaani and Parvati in ...
Tamilnadu

Simahachalam Lord Narasimha and Varaha together

Simahachalam Lord Narasimha and Varaha together

'Simhachalam Temple' in Andhra Pradesh is a popular Vaishnava Shrine also known as 'Kailasanga', located about 1500 feet above sea level and 10 miles north of the town of Visakhapatnam, stands with Unique feature of the diety as Nuclear avatar of the ...
Vishnu

Yadagiri Gutta Narasimha Temple

Yadagiri Gutta Narasimha Temple

This is the temple where Lord Vishnu seen as half man and half lion in the form of Yadagirigutta Lakshminarasimha Swamy in Nalagonda district of Telangana. The Sanctum Santorum (garbhagriha) is located inside a cave under a huge rock as most part of t ...
Vishnu

कादम्बर कोइल काशी समान पावन

कादम्बर कोइल काशी समान पावन

कादम्बर कोइल शिव मंदिर काशी के बराबर पलार नदी के तट पर स्थित है और पूर्वज पूजा पितृ तर्पण के लिए प्रसिद्ध है। भगवान शिव को कादम्बनाथर के नाम से और अम्बा को अवुदई नायकी के नाम से जानते है। ...
Shiva

त्रिकोड़ीथानम् महा विष्णु मंदिर केरल

त्रिकोड़ीथानम् महा विष्णु मंदिर केरल

केरल में त्रिकोड़ीथानम् महा विष्णु मंदिर सहदेव द्वारा निर्मित मंदिर है जो पांडवों के अंतिम भाई है में से एक है। यह १०८ पवित्र विष्णु मंदिरों में से एक है और संत नम्माल्वार से उल्लेख किया गया है और केरल विरासत और वास्तुकला का उत्कृष्ट उदाहरण के लिए खड़ा ...
Vishnu

महर्षि वाल्मीकि मंदिर थिरुवन्मियूर

महर्षि वाल्मीकि मंदिर थिरुवन्मियूर

महर्षि वाल्मीकि की जीव समाधी पर बना एक छोटा सा मंदिर तिरुवन्मियूर, चेन्नई में स्थित है। थिरुवन्मियूर का नाम थिरु-वाल्मीकि-ऊर से पड़ा। मरुन्दीश्वरर शिव मंदिर में भगवान शिव ने अगस्त्य को औषधिओ ज्ञान दिया था (तमिल में मरुंडु - औषधि ) । इस मंदिर में रोग मु ...
Tamilnadu

राम तीर्थ भगवन राम मंदिर आँध्रप्रदेश विजयनगर नेल्लिमर्ला

राम तीर्थ भगवन राम मंदिर आँध्रप्रदेश विजयनगर नेल्लिमर्ला

रामतीर्थ विरासत और इतिहास के 1000 साल के साथ भगवान राम का प्राचीन मंदिर है और आंध्र प्रदेश के विजयनगरम इसे दूसरा भद्राचलम के नाम से जाता है। यह वह जगह है जहां श्री राम त्रेता युग में अपने वनवास का समय बितायाऔर पांडवों ने द्वापर युग में और अरण्यवास के ...
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वज्रेश्वरी योगिनी देवी और गरम पानी के कुण्ड

वज्रेश्वरी योगिनी देवी और गरम पानी के कुण्ड

श्रीवज्रेश्वरी योगिनी देवी मंदिर के नाम पर इस शहर का नाम बदला गया । मंदिर एक पहाड़ी क्षेत्र में स्थित है, जो ज्वालामुखी विस्फोट के कारन बना है ।मुख्य रूप से मंदिर निर्माण के एक किले की तरह बनाया गया है। यह एक पत्थर की संरचना है, और बेसिन किले के सम ...
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