ALAMPUR JOGULAMBA TEMPLE

Alampur Jogulamba Temple is a cluster of temples dedicated to Nava Brahmas. Bala Brahmeswara is the presiding deity here. The Nine brahma temples here are known as Bala Brahma, Kumara Brahma, Arka Brahma, Veera Brahma, Viswa Brahma, Taraka Brahma, Garuda Brahma, Swarga Brahma and Padma Brahma. Ideal Trip Duration: 4 Hours/Half Day Base Station: Kurnool (22 Kms) Nearest City to Alampur: Kurnool...

VARADARAJASWAMI TEMPLE KANCHIPURAM

Sri Kurma Varadaraja swamy temple has been located on the way to Palamaner and Kotur road faraway from 4 km. Kurma a form of the God Vishnu, In this form Vishnu is the giver of boons. At the heart of Sri Kurma Varadaraja Swamy temple sacred deity Varadaraja swamy and goddess Bhudevi has been residing. Sri kurma varadharaja swamy...

Nagaraja Temple Nagercoil

Nagaraja Temple is a Hindu temple worshipping Nagaraja (King of Serpents- Vasuki) situated at the heart of Nagercoil town. At a distance of 20 kms from Kannyakumari (situated in Nagarcoil town, on Trivandrum - Kanyakumari road), The Nagaraja Temple is a simple thatched shed, with mud walls. Distance (From Kanyakumari): 20 Kms Visited From: Kanyakumari Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours Place Location: In Nagarcoil Town Transportation Options: Cab / Bus History: A woman was...

Saptashrungi Devi Temple

Saptashrungi Temple is a two storied shrine with the Devi enshrined in the top floor. The goddess idol is said to be swayambhu (self-manifested) which was carved on a rock on the sheer face of a mountain. She is surrounded by seven (sapta-in Sanskrit) peaks (shrunga-in Sanskrit), hence the name- Saptashrungi Mata (mother of the seven peaks). Distance (From...

Shitala Temple Varanasi

Shitala Ghat just by the side of the more outstanding Dasashwamedh Ghat is the Shitala Temple. Whitewashed and stark, this temple is dedicated to Shitala Devi who is known to be the Goddess of Smallpox and Chickenpox. Staunch Hindu devotees believe that she protects them from these diseases. Nearby is also a small shrine dedicated to Santhoshi Maata -...

Hazara Rama Temple Hampi

Hazara Rama Temple in Hampi is an important shrine in Hampi. This small but beautiful temple is located at the center of the royal area. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama, a hindu deity. It was once the private temple of the kings and the royal family of Vijayanagara. The temple is famous for the lovely bas relics...

Sri Krishna Temple Udupi

Udupi is a divine shrine in the coastal region of Western Ghats. Situated about 60 kms from Mangalore, it is a fairly large and upcoming town that was sanctum of Madhvacharya, the great Sanskrit Philosopher. Distance (From Udupi Railway Station): 3 Kms Visited From: Udupi Railway Station Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours Transportation Options: Cab / Auto Timings: 5 AM to 9 PM At a distance of 3...

Tulasi Manas Mandir

Tulsi Manas Mandir was built in the year 1964 by Seth Ratan Lal Sureka of Bandhaghat (Howrah). Named after saint Tulsidas, the temple has been precisely devoted to Lord Rama. This temple has great historical and cultural importance in Hinduism since the ancient Hindu epic Ramcharitmanas was originally written at this place by Hindu poet-saint, reformer and philosopher Goswami...

Dharmaraya Swamy Temple

Shri Dharmaraya Swamy Temple is one of the oldest and famous temple situated in Bangalore city. It is unique as it is dedicated to the Pandavas and not found anywhere else in India. Distance (From Bangalore City Railway Station): 3 Kms Visited From: Bangalore City Railway Station Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour Place Location: Nagarathpet Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Bus Timings: 5:30 to 10:30 AM & 5:30...

MAHAMAHAM TANK KUMABAKONAM

Mahamaham is a Hindu Kumb Mela festival celebrated every 12 years in a town called Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, India. Hindus consider taking a holy dip at the Mahamaham tank on the day of Mahamaham as sacred. The last Mahamaham was celebrated on March 6, 2004, with people from various places taking the holy dip in the Mahamaham tank. At...