The most famous Vettakkorumakan Temple is the Balussery Vettakkorumakan temple.Balussery Vettackorumakan Kavu is situated east of Quilandy twenty five kilometers from Kozhikode ( Calicut) via karappampu - kakkodi.
In Saradamba Temple Sringeri goddesses Sarada Devi is enshrined seated on the Sri Chakra Peetham, holding a Japa Mala, with a parrot perched on the top of her hand
Kerala which is known as ‘The Land of Gods’ is full of famous Temples and houses several ancient and magnificent temples. Janardhana Swamy Temple in Varkala, sacred to Lord Krishna, is believed to be 2000 years old, and most of Temple are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu. Ananta Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram is the richest temple in India.
Andhra Pradesh is famous for many holy temples. Some of the most popular temples of Andhra Pradesh are Tirumala temple at Tirupati the most visited temple in India, Vinayaka Temple Kanipakam , Srikalahasteeswara Temple Kalahasti, Diguva Mangalagiri Temple, Bhadrachalam Temple and Srisailam Lord Shiva temple one of the Jyotirlinga Temple,
Bhubaneshwar named after Lord Shiva Sanskrit name Tribhubaneshwar, meaning "Lord of Three Worlds"., Bhubaneswar is a city of great archaeological and religious significance. the capital city of Odisha and is home to hundreds of ancient monuments in the form of temples and forts.
The actual Char Dham in India refers to the bigger circuit of Chardham which includes the four most holy pilgrimage of Hinduism in India, which are Badrinath, Dwarka, Rameswaram, and Puri. These holy places are located at the four corners of the India Badrinath in North, Dwarka in West, Puri in East and Rameswaram in South.
Chennai the capital city of Tamil Nadu is abound with thousand of temple , some of the most famous Chennai are Parthasarthy Temple , Kapaleeswarar Temple , Anjaneyaswami Temple and more
Kanchipuram located in Tamil Nadu is famous as a city of Thousand Temple , some of the most famous temple in Kanchipuram are
Kumbakonam Temple City of South India one of the most visited tourist & pilgrimage places in South India famous for Navagraha Temple , of the 108 Divya Desam dedicated to God Vishnu, eleven of the Divya Desam temple are located in Kumbakonam , the other famous temple located in Kumbakonam are Kasi Viswanathar Temple,
Madhya Pradesh is a prominent Pilgrimage tourist destination in India Bestowed with the shaktipeethas Temples and jyotirlingas the state is blessed by both Shiva and Shakti. Some of the most famous temple are Mahakaleshwar & Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga , Ujjain is the city of temples, with more than 2000 temples .
Madurai Located On the banks of River Vagai, Madurai, in the state of Tamil Nadu with rich culture and traditions and high religious importance Madurai is famous as the city of temples and festivals. All religious festivals here are celebrated with a great deal of enthusiasm and love.
Maharashtra Shaktipeeth There are 52 Shakti peeth temples in India - Shakti Peethas are where different parts of Goddess Shakti have fallen when Lord Vishnu's Chakra, Sudarshana Chakra, cut through the corpse of Sati.
Some of the Most Famous Temple in India are located in Maharashtra, the most famous and beautiful temple are Ashtavinayak Swayambhu Ganesha Temple , Panch Jyotirlinga Shiva temple ,three and half Shaktipeeth temple Devi Temple , Datta Dham Brahma Vishnu Mahaesh Temple, Pandharpur Krishna Temple , Shirdi Saibaba Temple and more
Being the birth place of Lord Krishna, Mathura is one of the most sacred destinations of India. As the legend goes, Mathura was founded in the Treta era by Shatrughna, the younger brother of Lord Rama and later was under the royalty of King Kamsa, the maternal uncle of Lord Krishna .the most famous temple in Mathura is Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple
Nashik is a holy ancient city in state of Maharashtra, whose history can be traced back to the epic Ramayana , where Lord Rama, the King of Ayodhya, made Nashik his adobe during his 14 years in exile. It is believed that the city derives its name from the act when Lord Lakshman cut the nose “nasika”
Pune Famous Temple Called the Queen of the Deccan pune city which is the cultural capital of Maharashtra. It is also known as the city of Lord Ganesha. In Pune one can find thousands of Ganesh Temple , during Ganpati or annual 10 day Ganesh Chaturthi , is famous for the Vibrant celebrations and unique Ganpati decorations that are made every year
Rameshwaram is an island situated in the gulf of manner at the very tip of the Indian peninsula.Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva is situated on the peninsular tip Rameshwaram.
Tirunelveli situated in South India is a land of Temple famous for Navakailasam & Nava Tirupati & Divya Desam, Nava Tirupathi is a set of 9 temples of Lord Vishnu located between Tirunelveli and Tiruchendur. The Nava Kailasam Temples are Navagraha Temples where Lord Shiva itself is considered the particular planet. here are several temples dedicated to God Vishnu,
Thiruchirappalli, popularly known as Trichy, is located in the center of Tamil Nadu. One of the most Important & Visited temple is Sri Rangam Ranga Nathar Temple is a prominent sacred place. It is dedicated to Lord Ranganatha who is believed to be an avatar of Lord Vishnu.
Ujjain is the city of temples, with more than 2000 temples . Ujjain is one of the seven most auspicious pilgrimage cities in India . Ujjain is also called The City of Shiva Shambhu due to presence of famous Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple,It is believed that Lord Krishna studied in Ujjain with his brother Balaram.Ujjain has special significance for Krishna’s followers since Krishna, Balaram and Sudama
Varanasi also called Benaras or Kashi is one of the seven holy cities for Hindus, Varanasi is a sight to experience . The temples in Varanasi are enchanting and mesmerising and there are hardly any lanes where you won’t find any temples. The colossal temples & ghats and the other popular places to visit in Varanasi attract millions of tourists all round the year.
Shri Girijatmajavinayaka Ashtavinayak It is believed that Parvati (Lord Shiva’s wife) performed penance to beget Ganesha at this point. This temple stands amidst a cave complex of 18 caves of Buddhist origin. This temple
The Jyotirlinga named Grishneshwar, Ghurmeshwar or Ghushmeshwar is situated in a village called Verul and adjacent to the famous Ellora Caves. Grishneshwar Temple is the holy abode and one of the 12 jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva, the holiest of holy shrines of Lord Shiva .
Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga Temple is situated at Kashi (Banaras) and famous by the name of Shiv Vishwanath Kashi. It is said in the scriptures that when the earth was submerged under water (Pralaya).
Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is temple dedicated to Lord Muruga and one of the Arupadaiveedu (six major abodes) of Lord Muruga.
Nagnath Temple The Jyotirlinga enshrined in the Temple of Nagnath is known as Nageshwar Mahadev and attracts thousands of pilgrims all round the year. Nageshwar Temple is one of the 12 jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva, the holiest of holy shrines of Lord Shiva
Naina Devi Temple is one of the fifty-one Shakti Peeths in India. Situated 60 km from Bilaspur district in Himachal Pradesh, Naina Devi Temple is one of the highly venerated Shakti Temples in India.
Sri Nanjundeshwara Temple at Nanjangud is one of the ancient temples of Karnataka. The original Nanjundeshwara temple is said to be of Ganga period (325 - 1000 CE). Later, this temple has then been renovated by the Hoysala kings.
Vidya Tirtha Sethu : A tunnel Bridge called vidya Tirtha Sethu,connects the two banks of tunga River. this bridge was built by his holiness Abhinava vidya tirtha maha Swamiji.
Chidambaram Nataraja Temple or Thillai Nataraja temple is located in Chidambaram, dedicated to Lord Nataraja Shiva as the lord of dance . Nataraja temple is a massive complex containing sculptured halls of 1000 and 108 pillars.
Located at an altitude of 1675 m on the hilltop of Swarg Ashram, is the shrine of Neelkanth Mahadev. The Neelkanth Mahadev temple is considered to be one of the most famous temples of Rishikesh
Tiruchanoor, also known as Alamelumangapuram, is about 5 km from Tirupati. The temple of Sri Padmavati Devi, the consort of Lord Sri Venkateshwara is situated here. It is said that a visit to Tirumala is fruitful only after visiting the Sri Padmavati Devi temple.
Palani is one popular temple in Tamilnadu dedicated to Lord Muruga and is one of the Aru Padai Veedu shrines of Murugan.Palani (Tiru Avinankudi) is the third Padai Veedu.
The Panch Dwarka Temple in Gujarat or a pilgrimage to the 5 abodes of Lord Krishna Pancha Dwaraka Darshan or a pilgrimage to the 5 abodes of Lord Krishna are believed to free the soul from all mortal sins and grant it eternal bliss. Pancha Dwaraka Darshan is quite famous amongst all Vaishnavites and Hindus.
The Pancha Bhoota Sthalam are the five temples dedicated to Lord Shiva representing Wind, Water, Fire, Earth & Space, - they are Kalahasti Sri Kalahastheeswara Swami Temple at Srikalahasti near Tirupati (37 kms) is the nothermost Panchabhoota Stalam Temples in South India
Pancha linga temple, located at a distance of about 15 km from Chennakeshava temple of Somnathpur, is dedicated to five forms of Lord Shiva.
Pancharama Kshetra - Pancharama Kshetras are 5 important Shiva Temples in Andhra Pradesh, each of these temples are over 1000 years old and have been considered very sacred Shiva temples for centuries. The 5 temples are: Draksharamam, 40 kms from Rajahmundry, Kumararamam at Samarlakota in East Godavari district
Mangalagiri means The Auspicious Hill. This place is one of the 8 important Mahakshetras (sacred places) in India.
Parashurama temple is a very simple affair architecturally. The plan is formed by, a sabhamandap, the easternmost part of the scheme, a central mandap, and a garbhagriha.
Parasnath Temple in Bihar is one of the very popular Jain temples in India. It is not too old and the name of the temple, Parasnath temple, has been kept after Parsvanath, the 23rd Tirthankara of Jains who achieved Nirvana here.
Parashurameswar Temple, a small but marvelously decorated shrine of Lord Shiva, is assumed to be one of the oldest temples in Bhubaneswar and is constructed in 650 A. D. The temple is a specimen of the architectural styles of Oriyan temples.
Saraswathy temple, also known as the Mookambika Temple is situated in North Paruvur a small town in Kerala. It is one of the rare temples dedicated to Goddess Saraswathy (the Goddess for arts and learning) in Kerala.
The famous Poornathrayeesa Temple is located at Tripunithura, lying at a distance of about 10 kms to the southeast of Ernakulam. Dotted with a number of temples, Tripunithura is often also referred to as the Land of Temples and the Poornathreyesa Temple is one of them.
Raghunath temple has the most beautiful and splendid temple complex in Northern India. This complex consists of 17 temples.
This Rajarajeswara Temple is situated at Thaliparambu, 23-km away from Kannur town, on NH 17. The deity is Shiva.
Tiruvilwamala is an important temple, consisting of two shrines side by side-one dedicated to lord Rama and the other to his brother Lakshmana.The place Tiruvilwamala is situated in Talappilly Taluk of Trichur district attains great prominence. Vilwadrinatha temple of Tiruvilwamala has a rich heritage in the history of temples,
Swami Vivekananda, the great disciple of Shri Ramakrishna Paramahansa wanted a temple to be built incorporating the features of temple architecture of different creeds and religions and that is exactly what has been done.
The Ramalingeswara Temple located in Tadparti, Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh is a well renowned temple. The deity is highly revered by all.
Ramanathaswamy Temple is one of the 12 jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva, the holiest of holy shrines of Lord Shiva . The main Sanctum enshrines Linga of Sri Ranganatha, which was made by Goddess Sita herself and was instituted by Lord Rama.
The Rangaji Temple, is the largest temple in Vrindavan and was built in 1845 by Seth Govind Das. An amalgam of Rajput and South Indian temple architecture, the temple is dedicated to Lord Ranganatha or Rangaji depicted as Lord Vishnu in his Sheshashayi pose, resting on the coils of the sacred Shesha-nag.
About 135 Kms from Mangalore and 80 Kms from Udupi, in the valley of Kodachadri peak of Western Ghats nestles a serene town Kollur. Here is seat of very famous Mookambika Temple on the banks of the never drying river Sauparnika The temple is dedicated to Mookambika and stands on a spur of the Kodachadri peak.
Shri Devi Shantadurga temple is located at Kavlem in Ponda Taluka. This temple at kavlem is considered as one of the most important temple in Goa.
The presiding deity of sheetala devi temple is Mata Sheetala Devi, which is also referred to as Shakti Peeth.
Mathura, the birth city of Bhagwan Krishna is situated on the banks of river Yamuna and is approximately 145 kms from the capital city Delhi. Mathura is renowned for being host to the most revered temple of Shri Krishna-the famous Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir.
The Temple of Shri Mangesh is a beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located on a hillock at Proil - in Ponda Taluka in goa. Though small, the temple has an air of distinct elegance and its lofty white tower is a landmark of the countryside. The original temple of Mangesh at Kushasthali was vandalised and demolished by the Portuguese in 1560AD
Ernakulam Siva temple is one amongst the 108 Siva temples, situated in Emakulam city. The west facing temple has a round Sreekovil . Five poojas are conducted. The temple is decorated with a golden mast. Siva temple has two Thanthris, Puliyanoor and Chenass. The Sub dieties are Ganapathy, Kirathamoorthy, Sasthavu, Nagaraja,Parvathy.
Lord Shiva has a fierce face at Ettumanur temple. Though fierce the Lord is easily pleasing towards devotees and splendidly showers benediction. Location wise Ettumanur is at 11 km to the southeast of Kottayam town . Siva temple is four or five feet below the road level. As you enter it through the Balikalpura or altar-house,
Trichambaram Sree Krishna Temple situates in Taliparamba of Kannur District. Main deity is Sree Krishna after the Kamsavadham . Since Trichambaram Sreekrishna sits in Raudra style (ferocious) it is believed not to worship him during dawn.
Triprayar located south of Thrissur, near Irinjalakuda bears a magnificient temple to Rama which is associated with many interesting legends
Kurma temple srikulam is said to be the only temple dedicated to the 'Kurma'(tortoise) incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The present temple is at least 700 years old.he original temple was supposedly built in 200 AD. The Deity consists of two stones, about two feet long, coming out from the ground.
Ranganthaswamy temple is located at the banks of Penna River, Nellore, which originates from the Tamil word Nelli, means rice and uru means village to total it as a village of paddy fields. Sri Ranganathaswamy temple is believed to be constructed in 7th century by Pallava rulers. One of the variations of Lord Maha Vishnu's deity present
Bhadrachalam is known for the temple dedicated to Sita Ramachandra Murthi. The temple is situated on the north bank of Godavari in Khammam district. The hill is named after Bhadra, son of Meru, who did penance to have darshan of Sri Rama. The Lord appeared in a dream to a woman by name Dhammakka and informed her about the idols
Annavaram is one of the most famous Holy Shrines in India second place after after Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. Satyanarayanaswamy temple is built in the Dravidian style and the glory and richness of Lord SATYADEVA was widely described in Revakhanda of Skandhapuranam.
Shri Vijayavitthala Temple is a true representative of human craftsmanship. Dedicated to Lord Vitthala or Lord Vishnu the Vijaya vitala temple is a wonderful monument situated at Hampi. Built mainly by Dravidian architecture the temple has all the stuff that a typical south Indian Temple would have.
Sri Vinayaka Temple at Anegudde is located at a distance of 9 km south of Kundapura, in Udupi District. Anegudde is also popularly called as Kumbashi. The name Kumbhashi is said to be derived from demon Kumbhasura.When proceeding from Mangalore towards Udupi one comes upon an impressive arch, which announces the lord Vinayaka temple of Anegudde.
Sri Kalahasti temple is located 36 km away from Tirupathi in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradhesh, India. The inner temple is constructed around 5th century and the outer temple was constructed in the 12th Century.Srikalahasti is one of the Pancha Bhoota Sthalams of Lord Shiva, the other being Tiruvannamalai, Chidambaram, Thiruvanaikaval and Kanchipuram.
Suchindram temple, built mainly in the 17th century, is 13 km from Kanniyakumari. It contains a linga, known as Sthanumalaya Swami, the triple aspect of God.Suchindram temple is unique in the whole of India in that it is dedicated to three different deities represented by one image in the sanctum and is called Sthanumalayan
Sukresvara temple is located in the town of Gauwhati on the bank of river Brahmaputra.The Kalika Purana calls the hillock, on which the temple is built, Hasti and describes, it to be the asrama (hermitage) of sage Sukra.
Konark Sun Temple dedicated to sun god is situated on the shores of Puri, Orissa. Konark Sun temple was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984 .The magnificent Sun Temple at Konark is the culmination of Orissan temple architecture, and one of the most stunning monuments of religious architecture in the world.
Tali Mahadev temple is a fine example of the total integration that can exist between wood and laterite which is a remarkable feature of the Kerala style of architecture. The presiding deities are lord Siva and lord Vishnu and five poojas are conducted daily.
The Hanuman Mandir delhi is situated at the Baba Kharak Singh Marg (road) near Connaught Place. One of the oldest Hanuman temples in the country, it was built by Maharaja Jai Singh in the year 1724. However, since the time of its construction, the The Hanuman Mandir of New Delhi has undergone many restorations.
The Janardhana Temple is said to be 2000 years old and has a Vishnu shrine. One cannot miss the age-old Sree Janardana Swamy Temple at Varkala which attracts a great number of devotees from all over the country. Sree Janardana Swamy Temple is located about two km. west of Varkala
Thirunakkara Mahadeva temple is more than 500 years old temple . The temple is noteworthy for its traditional architecture and outstanding murals. Situated on the Tirunakkara hill in the very heart of Kottayam town, is the famous lord Siva temple built by a king of the Tokkumkoor royal family
Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswami Temple is one of the four Shrines dedicated to Lord Sree Rama in Kerala. The other three are at Triprayar, Thiruvilluamala and Kadalur. Located in an elevated plot of 2.75 hectares with an adjoining temple tank known as CHIRA
Trichambaram Krishna Temple is a 11th century shrine situated at Trichambaram, just 2 km south of Taliparamba in Kannur District. It is 20 km from Kannur on National Highway 17. The temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is one of the best known Krishna temples in Kerala.
Udayanapuram Temple enshrines Lord Subrahmanya and has close connection with Vaikom Mahadeva Temple. Worship at Vaikom is believed to be complete only after worship in the Udayanapuram Temple too and the famous Vaikathu ashtami festival involves a special procession from Udayanapuram at night.
Umananda Temple is located on a small riverine island called Peacock Island in the Brahmaputra river. The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Shiva. Umananda Temple was built in 1694 A.D. by King Gadadhar Singh one of the ablest and strongest rulers of the Ahom dynasty. The original temple was damaged by an earthquake and it was later rebuilt by a local merchant.
Vadakkumnathan temple, one of the most unique, ancient and important of the sacred shrines of Kerala, It stands on a beautiful hillock at the centre of Trichur overlooking the town. The vast maidan around the temple is called Tekkinkadu or forest of teak woods and Trichur town literally revolves round the temple.
The moment you enter Sringeri Temple complex, the stunning sight of the Vidya-Shankara Temple, shaped like chariot with its majestic gopuram soaring into the sky, attracts you. The presiding deity in this temple is the Shiva Linga known as Vidya-Shankara, installed over the Samadhi.